Elena Snow is a Mexican-American mezzo soprano raised in Chicago. Currently a graduate student at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Elena received her Bachelors degree from DePaul University’s School of Music, where she sang several roles including Amore in Monteverdi’s Poppea and Nancy in Britten’s Albert Herring. Other roles include the title role in Rossini’s Cenerentola, Dorabella in Cosi Fan Tutte, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus. She has performed as a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Opera Theatre as an Apprentice Artist for Sarasota Opera and Caramoor Opera. Elena has been the recipient of several awards in the past few years, including placing in both the 2013 and 2015 Bel Canto Competitions, 2010 NATS Competition and winning first place in the Walgreens Concerto Competition. This year, Elena sang the role of Cenerentola for NEC’s Outreach Opera Program and the role of the Wife in a premiere of composer Scott Wheeler’s new opera, Naga, in conjunction with NEC and Beth Morrison Projects. This spring, Elena will perform as Nerone in Handel’s comic opera Agrippina. She will once again join Caramoor Opera in the summer of 2016 as an Apprentice Artist and ensemble member for Fidelio and Rossini’s Aureliano in Palmira.
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