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Erica Brookyser

Mezzo Soprano

American mezzo-soprano, Erica Brookhyser, has performed extensively in the United States and Germany. Recent appearances include include Brigitta/Die tote Stadt, and Britten’s Phaedra with Odyssey Opear, La Traviata with Los Angeles Philharmonic, a fully-staged performance of John Adams’ El Niño at Spoleto Festival USA, as well as her return to Los Angeles Opera as Meg Page/Falstaff.

Brookhyser was the winner of ARTE-TV “Open Opera: Who will become Carmen?”—a reality talent-search television show that aired in Germany and France. The acclaimed Carmen production was broadcast live from the Berlin Seefestspiele.

Concert appearances include Moses und Aron with Boston Symphony Orchestra under the baton of James Levine, Bach St. Matthew Passion and Mozart Mass in C-minor with the Cincinnati May Festival conducted by James Conlon, Das Lied von der Erde and Wesendonck Lieder with Orchester Staatstheater Darmstadt under the baton of Elias Grandy, and Mahler Rückert Lieder with the Newport Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adam Flatt.

Erica Brookyser