About Sophie Delphis
Franco-American mezzo-soprano Sophie Delphis has performed with SongFest as a Stern Fellow, the iSING Festival, UMS (University Musical Society), National Sawdust, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, Bronx Opera, Opera on the James, Bare Opera, Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, Opera Pomme Rouge, Floating Tower and Monk Parrots, among others. Her operatic roles include: Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Giunone (La Calisto), Carmen and Mercédès (Carmen), Flora (La Traviata), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Marla Maples (The Drumf and the Rhinegold, premiere), Cenerentola and Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Concepción (L’heure espagnole), Mother/Yaga the Witch (Ami and Tami, English-language premiere), Hansel, (Hansel and Gretel), Elle (La voix humaine), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Sœur Mathilde (Dialogues des Carmelites), Valetto and Virtú (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) and Lazuli (L’Étoile).
She has performed recital programs and fundraiser concerts for several musical and cultural organizations in the United States and China. In addition to classical repertoire, she enjoys collaborating with composers, improvisers and theatre artists on new works. Sophie can be heard as a soloist and as the Mother/Witch in the original English cast recording of Matti Kovler’s Ami and Tami and on the Grammy Award-nominated Naxos recording of Milhaud’s Oresteia trilogy, produced by UMS in association with the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance. She currently resides in New York City.
Photo: Amy Mills