Performing Members

Barbara Solomon, Mezzo Soprano

Richard Realmuto Artists’ Management | PO Box 760, New York NY 10033-0760

Barbara Solomon’s rich and vibrant voice has been heard at the Kennedy Center in Verdi’s Requiem and at Avery Fisher Hall performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

She has shared the operatic stage with such world renowned artists as Placido Domingo and Catherine Malfitano in such diverse roles as Azucena (Commonwealth Opera), Carmen (Providence Opera), Berta (New Orleans Opera), Marquise de Berkenfield (Lyric Opera Cleveland), Florence Pike and Marcellina (Berkshire Opera and Adirondack Festival), Katisha (Opera Festival of New Jersey), Mama Lucia (New Jersey State Opera), Prince Orlofsky (Opera of the Hamptons), Zita (Opera at Florham), a double bill of Zita/Principessa (Opera Theatre of Long Island), Dame Carruthers (Opera Roanoke) and Menotti’s Assunta in The Saint of Bleecker Street (The Wolf Trap Company), conducted by John Mauceri, which won her rave reviews from the Washington Post.

As a winner of the Mid America Worldwide Vocal Competition, Ms. Solomon was chosen to appear in the United States premiere of Tchaikovsky’s Ode to Joy at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. She was also the recipient of a career grant from the Wagner Foundation of New York.

A frequent oratorio soloist, her repertoire includes Handel’s Messiah, Judas Maccabeus and Israel in Egypt, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Bach’s Magnificat, Saint-Saens’ Christmas Oratorio, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass in which she has appeared in concert with the Delaware Symphony, Manhattan Philharmonic, Long Island Chamber Orchestra, Commonwealth Opera Orchestra, Queens Chamber Orchestra, Bloomingdale Chamber Orchestra and Garden State Philharmonic.