Soprano singer Sara Duchovnay offers us a rare glimpse into the challenging and rewarding life as an opera singer. We learn how focus, training and determination leads you onto the main stage. She shares her inspirational perspective on successfully dealing with rejections and set backs. This episode is for everyone daring to dream big of a life on stage.
Besides singing, her love for vintage and antique jewellery led her become a curator, collector, and treasure hunter of beautiful pieces. Addressing this second passion, she set up Songbird Sara Jewelry.
Sara has performed the role Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Delaware, Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire with Opera San Jose, and Die erste Dienerin in Die ägyptische Helena with Odyssey Opera and Musetta in La bohème. Roles in Sara's current repertoire include the title role in Alcina, the title role in Rusalka, and Leonora in Il trovatore. She made her role debut as Nedda in Pagliacci, under the baton of Steven White.
A native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Sara holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Hartt School of Music and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She was a previous studio artist at Opera Santa Barbara as well as an artist in residence at Opera Saratoga.
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