Soprano and Memphis native, Amanda Palmeiro is an emerging performer in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. Miss Palmeiro was recently hailed the “major discovery of the evening” (Washington Classical Review) for her debut with Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative. She will be performing in Verdi, Verismo, and More with Opera Delaware and Baltimore Concert Opera, and will appear as a Mid-Atlantic Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the Kennedy Center on February 10.
Miss Palmeiro was also the winner of the 2017 and 2015 District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Her recent performances include First Lady in The Magic Flute with Shreveport Opera, and Anna Maurrant in Street Scene with the Janiec Opera Company. Following her vocal transition from Mezzo-Soprano to Soprano, Miss Palmeiro began performing again in the D.C. Metropolitan area with her first scheduled engagement as a chorister for Madama Butterfly with Washington National Opera.
In March of 2015 Miss Palmeiro gave a “vibrant, steady” (Opera News) performance as Alte Frau in Guntram with the Washington Concert Opera. Miss Palmeiro spent the summer of 2015 with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Festival where she had the pleasure of portraying Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Emily in The Ballad of Baby Doe.