Sandra Piques Eddy
Praised for her “dark, sensuous mezzo and charming stage presence” (Opera Magazine), Sandra Piques Eddy begins her 2017 – 2018 season as Carmen at both Austin Opera and Spokane Symphony. Sandra is delighted to return to some of her favorite opera companies this season. She travels to Wisconsin, for her role debut as Dido in Dido and Aeneas with the Florentine Opera, she covers Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte in a new production at the Metropolitan Opera, sings Meg Page in Falstaff with Opera Colorado and performs the role of Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Eurydice.
Recent career highlights include: Title role of Carmen on Japan tour with Maestro Seiji Ozawa, Michigan Opera Theater, Opera Colorado, Portland Opera, Opera North UK tour, Greensboro Opera and Lyric Opera of Kansas City; Fiona in Nico Muhly’s Two Boys at Metropolitan Opera, Charlotte in Werther at her home company Boston Lyric Opera, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Opera Omaha, Nashville Opera, Vancouver Opera, Austin Lyric Opera and Kansas City Opera; Crested Butte Music Festival; Isabella in L’Italiana in Algeri with Vancouver Opera, Atlanta Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, Arizona Opera and Boston Midsummer Opera; Angelina in La cenerentola with Spoleto Festival (USA), Austin Lyric,Opera Saratoga, Greensboro; Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte with Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Japan, Boston Lyric Opera; Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro with Metropolitan Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Los Angeles Opera, Atlanta Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre and Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Japan; Idamante in Idomeneo with both Boston Lyric Opera and Florentine Opera. Sandra received critical acclaim as the title role in The Coronation of Poppea in the Opera North UK tour.