Young mezzo-soprano Kimberly Sogioka is drawing much attention as an exciting artist on opera and concert stages. This season, Kim performs as a soloist in Heart Mountain Suite with Yakima Symphony and in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at a gala for the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation at Union Station in Washington D.C., sings at St. John’s of Lattingtown’s Opera Night, sings Mercedes in Carmen with the Orchestra of St. Luke and MasterVoices Chorus at Lincoln Center, L’enfant and Gheraldino in a double bill of L’enfant et les Sorgileges and Gianni Schicchi with Pacific Opera Project, and performs the role of Stefano in Romeo et Juliette with Mississippi Opera.
Last season, she performed Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann with Opera Orlando, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with Opera in the Heights and Pacific Opera Project, and as a soloist in Heart Mountain Suite with the Whatcom Chorale, and Vivaldi’s Gloria with MidAmerica Productions at Carnegie Hall. She also performed in Symphony Silicon Valley’s Misa Tango concert. Other recent engagements include Carmen in scenes from Carmen with the Metropolitan Opera Guild; Berta in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Grand Rapids; and productions with Michigan Opera Theater as Siébel in Faust and Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, which she also performed with Northern Lights Music Festival. She also performed the role of Stephano in Roméo et Juliette with Opera Tampa as well as in a new co-production with Opera Carolina, Virginia Opera, Toledo Opera, Lyric Opera Baltimore, and Opera Grand Rapids.