For Presenters: soprano

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp, a native of northern Michigan, began her studies with Duane Mahy at the Oberlin Conservatory. Throughout her studies she has sung under the baton of conductors Timothy Weiss, Ari Pelto, and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Sage has performed in concert as well as masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Mikael Eliasen, Barbara Hannigan, Marilyn Horne, (read more…)

Kayla Harriott

Soprano Kayla Harriott is a native of Queens, NY and is currently residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was awarded 1st Place at the Georgia State Metropolitan Atlanta Music Competition and 1st Place Winner in the Rome Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. Recent roles include Violetta in La Traviata at the Bayview Festival; Amahl in Amahl and (read more…)

Helen Zhibing Huang

Helen Zhibing Huang’s operatic credits include performances with the Washington National Opera, Kentucky Opera, Washington Concert Opera, Opera Theatre Saint Louis, The Glimmerglass Festival, Nashville Opera, Portland Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and White Snake Projects. For the 2023-2024 season, Ms. Huang makes her highly anticipated debut with Hawaii Opera Theatre as Setsuko Kobayashi in An American (read more…)

Alexandra Nowakowski

Praised by Opera News for her “impassioned singing,” Polish-American coloratura soprano Alexandra Nowakowski makes her European debut as the title role in Manon with Ópera de Oviedo to start off her 23/24 season. A passionate ambassador of Polish art song, she brings mixed programs to various venues with Polish pianist Michał Biel, including the Palau (read more…)