American Dramatic Contralto, Sharmay Musacchio has performed as a Soloist with the: Metropolitan Opera, NYCO, LA Opera, Sarasota Opera, Portland Opera/IVAI, Opera Southwest, Fresno Grand Opera, Townsend Opera, Winter Opera St.Louis, Pacific Opera Project, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, New England Symphonic Ensemble, Mid America Productions at Carnegie Hall, San Diego City Ballet, San Diego International Fringe Festival, Bodhi Tree Concerts, and the SFCM Opera Theatre/SFOpera. Ms.Musacchio’s concert work includes her Carnegie Hall debut as the Alto Soloist in Vivaldi’s “Gloria”, “Beethoven’s 9th” with the Peninsula Symphony, “Verdi’s Requiem” with Masterworks Chorale, Handel’s “Messiah” with the SFCM Orchestra at Davies Symphony Hall, San Diego Chamber Orchestra and the San Diego City Ballet. Ms.Musacchio recently debuted the roles of: The Mother in Martinu’s “The Tears of the Knife” with the San Diego International Fringe Festival, Dame Quickly in "Falstaff" with Pacific Opera Project, and debuted Dame Carruthers in "Yeomen of the Guard" with Winter Opera St.Louis. Ms.Musacchio returned to LA Opera singing the role of Sotopenre (and covering Nefertiti) in Philip Glass’ “Akhnaten”. In 2017 Ms.Musacchio covered the role of Herodias in “Salome” and performed the role of La Voix in “The Tales of Hoffmann” with LA Opera. Recent engagements include: Debuting the role of Katie Luther in the one-woman opera~ “Katie Luther” by Dr. Glenn Winters/Virginia Opera, returning to NYCO singing the role of La Vecchia in “L’amore Dei Tre Re”, singing the role of Giovanna in “Rigoletto” with the LA Opera,and making her Met debut singing the role of Novice 2 in “Suor Angelica” with The Metropolitan Opera in their production of Il Trittico. Ms.Musacchio’s 2019/20 season includes: Her COT debut as Auntie in “The Scarlet Ibis” (Chicago Premier) and singing Frasquita in “El Gato Montés” with LA Opera. Ms.Musacchio will be returning to The Metropolitan Opera covering the Maid in Manon, and Sotopenre in Akhnaten this Fall/Winter.