I'm a classically-trained opera singer with a special focus on contemporary American music; I'll design a unique program of singing with specifically-tailored repertoire for your wedding service, birthday, anniversary, holiday party, or special event.
Genres include: Classical/Opera, Musical Theater, Pop, Folk, Jazz, Cabaret, Great American Songbook, Religious.
Languages include: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Czech, Spanish, Latin
Piano and and pianist available for an additional fee.
Price Range: $100 and up
Languages: English, French, Italian
What to Expect
Opera arias, Broadway hits, hymns, pop songs. It's all fair game. I'll perform solo (or with a pianist if you prefer).
Soprano Kelley Hollis is a singing actress who is swiftly garnering the attention of the opera community for her intriguing voice and unique dramatic interpretations of contemporary works. Kelley is a graduate of the Boston University Opera Institute, whose credits with the company include the title role in Daniel Catan's Florencia en el Amazonas, Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni, Micaela in Le Tragedie de Carmen, and Harper in Peter Eötvös’ Angels in America.
In October 2013, Kelley made her Boston debut, delivering a “tour de force performance” in the Boston premiere of Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters. Last summer Ms. Hollis sang the role of Nina in the New England premiere of Pasatieri’s The Seagull, presented by Opera del West. Additionally Kelley has performed with other reputable opera companies throughout the country, including Chautauqua Opera and the Castleton Festival, where she sang Une Amante in Puccini’s Il Tabarro and covered the role of Musetta in La bohème.
In 2015, Ms. Hollis made her Boston Symphony Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, performing with the BU Symphony Orchestra under the baton of David Hoose. In August of 2015, Ms. Hollis will perform Benjamin Britten's Les Illuminations in Cambridge, MA, conducted by Sam Kjellberg. Ms. Hollis’ other concert repertoire include Hongger’s King David, Brahm’s Requiem, as well as Mozart’s Requiem.
In 2014, Ms. Hollis was a finalist for Lyric Opera Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center, and in 2013 she was a semi-finalist in the Shreveport Opera Singer of the Year Competition. In 2011 she received an encouragement award from the Wisconsin District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council and was the winner of the Bel Canto Foundation of Chicago’s Bella Voce Award in 2008.
Kelley Hollis is a student of soprano Lynn Eustis. She received both her Masters and Bachelor's degrees from Northwestern University and is a graduate of the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts.
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