Tal Heller is a 23 year old mezzo-soprano. She is nearly finished with her Masters of Music degree in Opera Performance from Mannes College of Music in New York City, after having completed a Bachelor of Music at the same school. She is a voice student of Arthur Levy, soprano Andrea DelGiudice, and coaches with Cristina Stanescu, and Susan Caldwell. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Tal started performing opera and musical theater in fifth grade, at the age of 10, with Operatunity Performing Arts. She continued to study classical voice privately throughout middle and high school as well as perform in the Sharon High School Theater Company.
Review of 2016 Graduation Recital can be found here.
OPERA SCENES/FULL OPERATIC PERFORMANCES Has performed scenes from: Le Nozze di Figaro, Gluck's Orfeo Ed Euridice, Flavio, Les Contes D'Hoffman, L'incoronazione di Poppea, Little Women, Die Zäuberflöte, Alcina, Idomoneo, Ballad of Baby Doe, Faust, Giulio Cesare, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Béatrice et Bénédict, Cendrillon, Idomoneo, Lakmé, Cosí Fan Tutte, Dido and Aeneas, Carmen, Peter Grimes, Old Maid and the Thief, Clemenza di Tito September 2012-Present, Mannes College of Music Ensemble, L'Elisir D'Amore, December 2015, Mannes College of Music The Fox, “The Little Prince”, May 2012, DelGiudice Vocal Arts Academy Novizie, “Suor Angelica”, August 2010, Tuscia Summer Opera Festival Ensemble, L’Elisir D’Amore, Don Giovanni, La Traviata, August 2009, Tuscia Opera Festival Dorothée, “Cendrillon”, March 2009, DelGiudice Vocal Arts Academy Second Spirit, “The Magic Flute” (English), March 2008, Operatunity Hansel, “Hansel and Gretel” (English), March 2007, Operatunity HONORS AND AWARDS National Finalist, Classical Singer 2012 1st Place, National Association of Teachers of Singing 2011, Aria Competition, awarded scholarship for Boston University Tanglewood Institute National Finalist, Classical Singer 2011 2nd Place, Peter Elvins Vocal Competition 2011 1st Place, Boston Lyric Opera Annual Aria Competition 2010 2nd Place, National Association of Teachers of Singing 2009 MUSICAL THEATER ROLES/PERFORMANCES Eileen Osbourne, “The Cripple of Inishmaan”, March 2012, Sharon High School Mrs. Meers, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, November 2011, Sharon High School Poor Person, “Urinetown: the Musical”, June 2011, InCharge Productions Mrs. Lovett, “Sweeney Todd”, November 2010, Sharon High School Featured Soloist, “Once on This Island”, November 2009 Gertrude McFuzz, “Seussical the Musical”, June 2009, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Featured Dancer/Ensemble, “The Producers”, February 2009, Bay Colony Productions Meg, “Damn Yankees”, May 2008, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Reno Sweeney, “Anything Goes”, July 2008, The Orpheum Theatre Summer Youth Production Hannah/Ensemble, “The Spirit of Life”, May 2008, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Brooke, “Noises Off”, May 2008, Operatunity Performing Arts Ensemble, “Beauty and the Beast”, January 2008, Bay Colony Productions Zanita, “The Music Man”, January 2007, Bay Colony Productions Crystal, “Little Shop of Horrors”, May 2007, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Soloist/Ensemble, “Guys & Dolls”, July 2007, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Rosie Alvarez, “Bye Bye Birdie”, May 2006, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Chastity, “Anything Goes”, July 2005, Operatunity Performing Arts Center Pharoah/Levi, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, April 2005, Operatunity Performing Arts Center