Soprano Danielle Beckvermit recently graduated from Mannes School for Music where she developed a strong affinity fornew music. Danielle began the 2018 season singing Madeline Usher in Philip Glass’ rarely performed opera The Fall of the House of Usher with the College of Performing Arts at The New School. She then completed her time at Mannes singing Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress and shortly after made her Carnegie Hall mainstage debut as the soprano soloist in the Mozart Requiem with The Cecilia Chorus of New York. Danielle then joined the Crested Butte Opera Studio for the summer where she sang the role of Alice in Verdi’s comic masterpiece, Falstaff.
Danielle has sung with several festivals including Charlottesville Opera, Chautauqua Festival, SongFest and Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. While at SongFest, Danielle sang the west coast premiere of John Musto’s song cycle Be music, night.
Danielle has been recognized in several competitions including The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions as a Grand Finalist where she performed Anna Bolena’s mad scene aria “Piangete voi … al dolce guidami” and “Mi tradi” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Bertrand de Billy. Danielle was also a finalist and award winner in The George London Foundation Competition, a finalist in the Jensen Foundation Competition, first place winner in The Classical Singer Online Competition and was also the first prize winner in the Civic Morning Musicals Competition in 2017.
Notable roles include Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Donna Elvira, (Don Giovanni), Susannah (Susannah) and Beth (Little Women).
Danielle will be joining Minnesota Opera as a Resident Artist for the 2018-19 year performing as Bianca in La Rondine, Madeleine in Silent Night, Anaide in The Italian Straw Hat and Annina in La Traviata.