20171126 - Bare Opera's Rehearsal - Figaro x Figaro 0025.jpg

Born in Paris, France and raised partially in the California Bay Area, Sophie Delphis received her Bachelor’s with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and her Master’s in voice performance at the University of Michigan, where she was an Andrea Person Voice Scholarship recipient. Sophie has performed with the iSING Festival, UMS (University Musical Society), National Sawdust, Bronx Opera, Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble, Opera Pomme Rouge, Floating Tower and Monk Parrots, among others. This upcoming season, she will be performing with Bare Opera in New York and Opera on the James in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her operatic roles include: Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Giunone (La Calisto), Carmen (Carmen), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Marla Maples (The Drumf and the Rhinegold, premiere), Cenerentola  and Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Concepcion (L’heure espagnole), Mother/Yaga the Witch (Ami and Tami, English-language premiere), Hansel, (Hansel and Gretel), Elle (La voix humaine), Mother/Yaga the Witch (Ami and Tami, English premiere), Debbie (Bum Phillips All-American Opera, in its premiere run), Bianca (The Rape of Lucretia), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Sœur Mathilde (Dialogues des Carmelites), Valetto (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) and Lazuli (L’Étoile). 

She has performed recital programs and fundraiser concerts for several musical and cultural organizations, including the French-American Cultural Society, Lauren Flanigan’s Saturday Soirées recital series, the Tuesday Musicale of Detroit and the Palo Alto Fortnightly Music Club. In addition, she enjoys collaborating with composers, improvisers and theatre artists on new works. Sophie can be heard as a soloist on the Grammy Award-nominated Naxos recording of Milhaud’s Oresteia trilogy, produced by UMS in association with the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and as the Mother/Witch in the original English cast recording of Matti Kovler’s Ami and Tami. She currently resides in New York City.