Known for her steely timbre and memorable character performances, Seattle lyric soprano Rebecca Peterson is a versatile opera singer. Available to present a large selection of opera and musical theater favorites for your concert, wedding, festival, or private party. Please contact me for more information.
"Peterson's performance was stunning." - Drama in the Hood
Seattle lyric soprano Rebecca Peterson is a frequent concert and theater performer, most recently seen in Norma (Clotilde, Norma cover) with Skagit Opera and Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira) with Toronto Summer Opera Workshop. She has also performed in concert excerpts as Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro, Seattle Opera Guild previews) and the title role of Anna Bolena (Puget Sound Concert Opera previews).
A huge fan of presenting opera to new audiences, Peterson also frequently performs for variety shows with Sparkle Leigh and Sister Leigh Love Productions as well as with comedian Jeffrey Robert in his quarterly show West Side Glory. She was most recently seen in Glitterbeast: Jurassic Park at the Unicorn (Seattle, WA), and also performed as guest artist with Duck, Duck, Scissors in An Evening of Opera and Improv at The Pocket Theater (Seattle, WA).
In November 2016, she was honored to perform in concert masterclass for soprano Deborah Voigt at the Southern Oregon University Recital Hall in Ashland, Oregon.
Peterson’s musical theater credits include Smitty (How to Succeed in Business...), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), Sheridan/Jenifer (A...My Name is Alice), Helena Landless (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Eve (Eve and Eddie), Julie (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, scenes), and Rosabella (The Most Happy Fella, scenes). She also performed with Missoula Children’s Theatre in a national tour of The Princess and the Pea (2009-10).
Peterson is a recipient of the Helen Jensen Memorial Award in Voice (Bellevue Performing Arts Festival) and an alumna of the of OperaWorks Advanced Artist Program. A classically trained bassist, Ms. Peterson earned her BA in Music and Jazz Studies minor from Washington State University. She currently studies with baritone Erich Parce.
Past Booked Events
|September 10, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Festival|
|September 10, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Private Party|
|February 18, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||They Love Me... They Love Me Not|
|February 04, 2017 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||Utah Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition|
Well maintained piano preferred. However, can use keyboard if proper access to outlets are available.