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Elizabeth Fagan

Italian, German (native), English (native), Translator, IPA, Speaker, Tutor

Soprano Elizabeth Fagan sang with Opera Singers Initiative as a young artist in 2013 and performed with them at Lincoln Center Young Patrons Opera 201 program, the Arader Gallery Fall Fête event and a concert of French favorites at Le Poisson Rouge, for which her performance was praised as “jubilant” by Bachtrack. She recently created and performed the concert 1 Hour, 2 Sisters, 300 Years of Music with her sister at the Roerich Museum. Recent opera credits include Virtu in L’incoronazione di Poppea with NY Lyric Opera Theatre and the Princess in Countess Maritza with Liederkranz Opera Theatre as well as Despina, Zerlina, Blonde, Atalanta in Serse and Amor in Orfeo ed Euridice and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, considered “outstanding in a stand-out and truly loveable cast” by Operabox. Previous concerts include her Romantic Musings program in New York, Michigan and Samarkand, Uzbekistan and abroad with the International Lyric Academy of Rome, the Concert Series of Rotonda, Italy, the Chiesa San Clemente in Rome, Italy and at Schloss Paretz in Berlin, Germany. She is a former member of the esteemed Chicago Symphony Chorus under the baton of Daniel Barenboim.

Having grown up in Germany and studied in Italy, Elizabeth is fluent in Italian and German. She has coached singers in German, English and Italian diction in New York and abroad and served as dialogue coach for Liederkranz Opera Theatre’s production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
Elizabeth has received honors such as 2013 Semi-Finalist, NY Oratorio Society, 2012 and 2013 Finalist, Jenny Lind Competition, 2008 Semi-Finalist, Orpheus Competition, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, Rome. She holds a degree with honors from the University of Chicago and studied at the Freie Universitaet, Berlin and the Santa Cecilia in Rome, Italy.

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