Soprano Megan Bisceglia sings with an impressive range and a tone that is both silvery and warm. She excels in many classical genres: opera; oratorio; art song; and chamber music.
Megan enjoys performing challenging new music. She recently performed the difficult and beautiful Where Grief Slumbers by the late Earl Kim in an arrangement written especially for her by Peter Evans. Megan has been praised for her dramatic and comedic presence on stage. Ms. Bisceglia played a “torchy” Paquette in the Lowell House Opera’s 2011 production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide (Musical Intelligencer review).
In March of 2015, Megan put together a concert of highly emotional characters from opera and art song (Cunegonde, Mad Bess, Ophelia, etc.) for her Dana Hall faculty recital. In August 2014, Megan played a lead role in a production of Godspell by the Music is Art Agency in Melrose, MA. She also gave a solo concert of music about summer and the ocean as part of the 2014 Block Island Summer Concert Series and has been invited back for the 2015 Series.
In the Fall of 2012, she also played the role of Sophie from R. Straus’ Der Rosenkavalier in Music is Art Agency’s Opera Horrors Showcase. Other recent performances include soprano soloist for Part I of Handel’s Messiah with the New England Conservatory Orchestra on the Jamaica Plain Concert Series, and Leonard Bernstein’s La Bonne Cuisine at the Longy School of Music.
Ms. Bisceglia had the privilege of being the featured soprano soloist for Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F Major with the Spectrum Singers and the Emmanuel Music Orchestra in their Future: Rising Stars! concert.
Megan Bisceglia received her MM in Vocal Performance from the Longy School of Music with distinction in 2010 where she studied with Jayne West. She earned a BA in English with a minor in Music under the tutelage of Pamela Dellal at Brandeis University. Ms. Bisceglia continues to study with Jayne West.