Soprano Greer Davis has been hailed as a “vibrant” performer by Chicago Time Out Magazine and as “vocally rich, charming and expressive” by the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. She made her regional opera debut at Florentine Opera in their productions of Handel’s Semele (Iris) and Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Papagena) during the 2008-2009 season. Most recently she performed the role of Angelica in Handel’s Orlando during the 2010 season of the Green Mountain Opera Festival. Other recent roles include Gretel in Humperdink’sHansel and Gretel and Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen, both presented by Chamber Opera Chicago; Phyllis in Iolanthe with the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company in Hyde Park (Chicago) and Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, presented by the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s “Opera in the Neighborhoods.” Additional operatic performances include Abigail in Robert Ward’s The Crucible, Despina in Così fan tutte, Silberklang in The Impresario, and both Pamina and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte.
Frequently appearing in concert, Ms. Davis’s recent appearances include performances at the Pianoforte Salon Series in Chicago (broadcast on WFMT Chicago), the Steinway Piano Gallery (Milwaukee), the Union League Club (Chicago) and the Lincolnwood Concert Series. Abroad, she sang a guest recital at the Bangalore School of Music in Bangalore, India, as well as with the Opera Theater and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy.
Also successful as a competitor, Ms. Davis was a winner of the Minnesota District and a Midwest Regional Finalist for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2010, a multiple award winner at the Bel Canto Foundation and winner of the Annemarie Gerts award from the Musicians Club of Women.
Ms. Davis received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Kansas and a Master of Music from the Chicago College of Performing arts at Roosevelt University.