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One of the most promising young singers of her generation (25 years old), Emily Righter studied at the Yale University and at the Carnegie Mellon University.
A winner of several vocal competitions, her operatic repertory includes such roles as Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Larina (Evgenij Onegin), Stéphano (Roméo et Juliette), Ruggiero (Alcina), Concepción (L’heure éspagnole), Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Sesto (Giulio Cesare), Erika (Vanessa) and Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi).
In 2008 she performed the role of Romeo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi at the Glimmerglass Opera Festival. In 2009 she took part in the “Apprentice Program” at the Santa Fe Opera Festival.
In summer 2010 she takes part in the “Young Singers Program” at the Salzburger Festspiele.
Just returned from Chicago, where she has performed Mosè in Egitto (Amenofi) at the Chicago Opera Theatre, her future plans include Stabat Mater by Pergolesi with the Haydn & Handel Society Orchestra of Boston, with Rinaldo Alessandrini and Evgenij Onegin (Olga) at the Opera Carolina in Charlotte.