Kirsten Scott has been described as a “creamy toned mezzo-soprano with charm to burn.” She has sung throughout the U.S. as well as abroad. After earning a B.A. at Wellesley College in Massachusetts followed by a Masters in Music from Mannes College in New York City, she was a district winner of the Metropolitan Opera Eastern Region National Council Auditions in New York City. She was selected by Florida Grand Opera for its young artist program, and by Portland Opera for its Resident Artist Program. She made her professional debut with Florida Grand Opera as Vera Boronel in Menotti’s The Consul. This past March 2018 she made her Carnegie Hall debut in the iconic Stern Hall as a soloist with Choirs of America. She has performed other roles such as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Nicklausse in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Zweite Damen in Die Zauberflöte, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and Stephano in Romeo er Juliette, to name a few. This season she joined Opera in Williamsburg for their critically acclaimed production of La Traviata. She will return this Spring 2019 to Williamsburg, Virginia to perform the role of Zweite Dame in Die Zauberfloete.
Kirsten enjoys wearing many hats. She is a co-founder and the acting General DIrector of Bare Opera. She is the Executive Producer of the November 2018 production of POPPEA. To learn more about Kirsten’s upcoming engagements, visit kirstenelisabethscott.com and follow her on social media @kirstenmezzo.