Lisa Marie Rogali
In the 2018-2019 season, soprano Lisa Marie Rogali will sing Lisette in La Rondine and Elena in Il cappello di paglia di Firenze.
Ms. Rogali is quickly establishing herself as a versatile performer of opera, musical theater and concert music. This past spring, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, where she was last seen singing the role of Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. This past summer, she covered Euridice in Orfeo ed Euridice with Opera Theatre of St. Louis as a Gerdine Young Artist. In 2017, she was a Studio Artist with Opera Saratoga where she sang Fatmé in André Grétry’s Zémire et Azor. Other favorite credits include: Elle in La voix humaine, Musetta in La Bohème, Blanche de la force in Dialogues of the Carmelites (Penn State Opera Theatre), Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Cosette in Les Misérables (Fuse Productions) and Louise in Gypsy (The State Theatre). On the concert stage, Lisa has been a featured soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, Mozart’s Mass in C minor with the Penn State Chamber Orchestra, Fly to Paradise in Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir and more.
Just recently, Lisa was named a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Kentucky District) where she later advanced to the Regional Finals in Chicago. In 2017, Lisa competed in the International Lotte Lenya Competition where she was named a Special Award Winner/Finalist. Other notable achievements include: 1st Place/Audience Favorite in the Opera Guild of Dayton Competition, 2nd place in the Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition in New Orleans and an Encouragement Award at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in Pittsburgh.
Ms. Rogali received her M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music and her B.M.E. in Music Education from Pennsylvania State University.