Sarah Mesko


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    “What the audience heard was an exciting mezzo gifted with a generous tone marked by warmth and richness in its middle and lower parts and a silvery sheen as it climbs upward.”
    Freddy Dominguez, Operawire, October 30, 2019 - Title role in 'Carmen' at Tulsa Opera

    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 2019-2020 season, Ms. Mesko sings the title role in Carmen for her debut with Tulsa Opera and with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. She also returns to the roster of The Metropolitan Opera to cover the title role in Handel’s Agrippina. Last season Sarah returned to the Metropolitan Opera — following her successful performance of Arsace in Semiramide — to sing Mercédès in Carmen. Additional engagements included her Canadian debut as Isolier...

    “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 - Dejanira in "Hercules" at Oregon Back Festival
    “[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 - 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 - Suzuki in "Madama Butterfly" at Washington National Opera