Megan Weston, soprano
Guest Artist Soprano MEGAN WESTON received superlative reviews for her portrayal of Lisa in La sonnambula with the Orchestra of St. Luke's conducted by Will Crutchfield at the Caramoor International Music Festival. This past season, Ms. Weston triumphed as Norina in Don Pasquale with Lyric Opera San Diego, and sang Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and Copland's Poems of Emily Dickinson with the San Diego Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jung-Ho Pak. She recently made debuts with the Cape Cod Symphony, and the Choir of Hendon St. Mary, London, England under the baton of Richard Morrison.
Megan Weston first gained national attention in her San Diego Opera debut as Lightfoot McClendon, in the world premiere co-production of Carlisle Floyd's Cold Sassy Tree. Her performances have included Amore in L'incoronazione di Poppea and Despina in Cosi fan tutte with Utah Opera, Olympia in Les contes d'Hoffmann and Lapak in The Cunning Little Vixen with Tulsa Opera, Carmina Burana with the San Diego Symphony, concerts with New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and Mozart's Coronation Mass at Carnegie Hall. A house favorite with Lyric Opera San Diego, her many leading roles with the company have included Blondchen in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail and Cunegonde in Candide. Ms. Weston won both the Lee Schaenen Foundation Awards and Joyce Dutka Arts Foundation Competition in 2006, and has received top awards from the Gerda Lissner Foundation Awards, Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Auditions, and the Loren L. Zachary Competition among others.
For more information visit Megan's website at www.meganweston.com