Cynthia Ballentine is a professional opera singer with over 15 years of experience in opera, oratorio, and special events. Her unique and beautiful voice is sought after country-wide. She is comfortable as a wedding or funeral soloist, oratorio soloist, and more. Express your emotions through music with the most beautiful sound possible.
I saw Cynthia sing during performances of Handel's Messiah in Bryn Mawr. She was amazing. She had a large, full sound that easily filled the church, yet her diction was very clear. She also was very friendly after the performance. She has a nice website, too. We are lucky to have a singer of her caliber in the area.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
What to Expect
A beautiful voice, delivered professionally with no drama (unless you want drama).
Cynthia has sung opera roles with several companies in the United States including Virginia Opera, Hawaii Opera Theater, and Opera Colorado. In musical theater, she has appeared as Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music at Broadway Theatre of Pitman, NJ. Cynthia has performed more than 30 opera roles in her career so far, and now specializes in the Wagnerian repertoire. Cynthia sings for weddings, memorial services, and other special occasions.
Mrs. Ballentine is a graduate of Florida State University. She was an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, and Opera Colorado. She won third Place in the Paul Robeson Competition and received a Meistersinger Award from the Washingtion National Wagner Society. Cynthia's website: (link hidden). She can also be searched on YouTube and Facebook.
Additional Booking Notes
Sings with accompanist - vendor can provide (additional fee) or client can provide.
Ave Maria, Lord's Prayer, Jesu Joy of Mans desiring, Schubert, Mozart, You'll Never Walk Alone, Climb Every Mountain, We Shall Behold Him, Because of You, Schumann, National Anthem
Influences & Inspiration
Renee Flemming, Marilyn Horne, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jane Eaglen
Piano or organ
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