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Sarah Mesko


— Mezzo-Soprano

"The powerhouse mezzo, Sarah Mesko, inhabited this role. Her voice has a rich velvet sheen, and yet still it has the flexibility to roll out the coloratura lines Handel wrote."
Marilyn Farwell, The Register Guard, July 12, 2017 - Dejanira in "Hercules" at Oregon Back Festival

“Mesko, padded to reduce the appearance of womanly curves, was an appealing and solid Hansel.”
Anne Midgette, Washington Post, December 23, 2012 - Hansel in "Hänsel und Gretel" at Washington National Opera

“[Casey Candebat’s] impassioned Werther to Sarah Mesko’s gorgeously sung Charlotte was one of the truly memorable scenes of the evening.”
Janos Gereben, San Francisco Classical Voice, August 18, 2012 - Charlotte in "Werther" at Merola Grand Finale

“Mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko had the most consistently beautiful sound as Suzuki, with a particularly robust chest voice…”
Charles Downey, Washington Post, March 16, 2011 - Suzuki in "Madama Butterfly" at Washington National Opera

About

Praised by The Washington Post for her “consistently beautiful sound,” American mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko is rapidly gaining attention for her “rich mezzo soprano” voice and musicality

In the 2017-2018 season, Ms. Mesko returns to the Metropolitan Opera to sing the Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte under James Levine and Ines in Il trovatore while covering Arsace in Semiramide and Le Prince Charmant in Cendrillon. She also makes her Cincinnati Opera debut as Ottavia in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea.

Sarah Mesko made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Second Lady . . .

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