2022 Adjudicators

Othalie Graham

VOICE – Levels 9-Open & Adults

Canadian soprano Othalie Graham continues to receive acclaim throughout North America and is known for her interpretations of the title roles in Turandot and Aida and her commitment to Wagnerian repertoire. Opera News calls her “a vocally secure Turandot, her gleaming tones well suited to the ice princess’s misanthropic resolve.”

Recent performances include Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana with Vancouver Opera the title role in Turandot with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra; the title role in Aida with Opera Carolina, Toledo Opera, and at the Teatro Greco di Siracusa; the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with Festival Opera; covering Elektra at Teatro San Carlo Napoli; and Minnie in La Fanciulla del West with the Nashville and Indianapolis Operas. Recent concert highlights include all-Wagner programs in Mexico City and Peru, and with the Washington Chorus at The Kennedy Center; Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with The Philadelphia Orchestra; Verdi’s Requiem with the Atlanta and Mississippi Symphonies; Serena in Porgy and Bess with Toledo Opera, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and Jacksonville Symphony; Isolde in Tristan und Isolde in Croatia and with the Washington National Chorus at The Kennedy Center; and the Britten War Requiem with the Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi.