About Me

Kathryn Krasovec, a graduate of the Juilliard Opera Center and The San Francisco Opera’s Merola Young Artist Program has performed on such prominent stages as The Metropolitan Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Weill Hall/Carnegie Hall, The National Theater of Prague and Theater Bremen in Germany and her career spans engagements throughout Europe, North America and the Middle East.

After winning The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, while becoming a member of The Juilliard Opéra Center, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut as a Woodsprite in Rusalka, performed the roles of Blumenmädchen and Knappen in Parsifal and covered the role of Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Ms. Krasovec’s most recent performances include a world première of a one-woman monodrama The Echo Drift by Mikael Karlsson in the role of Walker Loats at The PROTOTYPE Festival in NYC.

Speaking fluent German, Ms Krasovec was engaged for five seasons in Germany and the Czech Republic. Three seasons were spent in a fest contract with Das Theater Trier and two seasons were filled with guest contracts at Theater Bremen and both The Prague State Opera and The National Theater of Prague.  Among her notable European accomplishments was the debut of Frid’s Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank in the role of Anne Frank.

She debuted in Carnegie’s Weill Hall in Mohammed Fairouz’s Audenesque as soloist with The Mimesis Ensemble and was soloist with The Oratorio Society of New Jersey in Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum and a work by Karl Jenkins, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.

She made her Spoleto USA debut in Philip Glass’s Kepler and was recently engaged with Beth Morrison Productions of Missy Mazzoli’s, Song from the Uproar; and sang the role of Public Opinion in Offenbach’s Orfée aux Enfer with Light Opera of NJ.

Ms. Krasovec has recently returned to The Princeton Festival as Mrs. Sedley in Peter Grimes and Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro. She sang the world première of a Grammy Award winning piece called Peacemakers by James Aikman with The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra.

Ms. Krasovec was heard as soloist with The Princeton Baroque Festival Orchestra in the Bach Cantata BWV 147, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben and was soloist with Voices Up! in a concert series showcasing new composers in New York City. She has collaborated with The American Opera Projects and NYU Tisch School of The Arts as part of the New York OperaFest for three-seasons in premiering new works.

She has been heard as soloist in Berlioz’ Les Nuits d’été and Bernstein’s Arias and Barcarolles, Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse, Mendelssohn’s Sinfonie Nr.2 “Lobgesang”Elijah, Handel’s Messiah and Vivaldi’s Gloria and has sung concerts under the auspices of Choral Nova of Berkeley, CA, Norwalk Youth Symphony, Emerald City Opera and Staedtisches Orchester Trier. She appeared with American Opera Projects in And Death Shall Have No Dominion by Pete M. Wyer, a work celebrating the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas.

Ms. Krasovec sang Anne Frank with The Prague State Opera as well as being the first American to sing the title role in Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen and the British Dancing Girl in John Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer at The National Theater of Prague. Ms. Krasovec later reprised the role of The Cunning Little Vixen at Theater Bremen.

Ms. Krasovec many role debuts including: Siebel in Faust, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Carmen in La tragédie de Carmen, Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel and Dorabella in Così fan tutte. Within the contemporary world she has debuted roles in The DeCameron, Blood Wedding, Korczak’s Orphans and Dinner and Delusion.

In addition to the international opera companies, her regional credits include The Princeton festival, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Chautauqua Opera, Hawai’i Opera Theater, NYCO Vox, Center for Contemporary Opera, International Opera Theater, Emerald City Opera, Shreveport Opera and Western Plains Opera.

While at the Juilliard Opera Center, Ms. Krasovec was the recipient of the prestigious Juilliard DeRosa Grant. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music and her Master of Music Degree from the Indiana University, Jacob school of music.

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Upcoming and Recent Engagements

OperaFest LA – Overtone Industries
Selections from Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands
June 2024
Frida Kahlo Theater, LA

HearNow Festival
In Waves
Kion Heidari
Mezzo Soloist
April, 2024
Arts and Archives, LA

The California Festival: A Celebration of New Music
Two Remain by Jake Heggie
November 2023
Lyric Opera of OC, California

Three songs from The Exterminating Angel by Thomas Adès
Mezzo Soloist
March 4, 2023
Los Angeles, CA

The Bakkhai by Dylan Mattingly
September 24, 2022
Los Angeles, CA

Western Plains Opera Company

Die Fledermaus
Prince Orlofsky
September 2022
North Dakota

Opera À La Mode
Opera Gala
Mezzo Soprano Soloist
June 2022
Pasadena, CA

Opéra at Florham
Spring into Opéra
Arias and Duets with Baritone Mark Delavan and pianist Mary Pinto
April 2021
Morristown, NJ

American Opéra Projects
A cinematic presentation of two new operas
Mezzo Soloist
Jan-Aug 2021

Western Plains Opera Company
Hansel and Gretel
January 2020
North Dakota

Opera America Onstage
The Stonewall Operas
Various Roles
September 2019
The National Opera Center, NYC

Virginia Arts Festival /John Duffy Institute  for New Music
Various Roles
June 2019
Norfolk, VA

American Opera Projects
The Stonewall Operas
Various roles
May 2019
The Schubert Theater, NYU
The Stonewall Inn, NYC

The Oratorio Society of New Jersey
Handel‘s Messiah
Mezzo Soloist
December 2018

American Opera Projects/NYU
Black Box Theatre, NYU
Mezzo Soloist
May 2018

The Prototype Festival
Mikael Karlsson/The Echo Drift
Walker Loats
January 2018


Previous Engagements

Concert Series at Fordham University
  Lincoln Center, NYC
Kramer, Heifetz/ Voices up!
Mezzo soloist
April, 2017

The Princeton Baroque Festival Orchestra
Bach/Cantata 147
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben

Mezzo Soloist
June 2016

The Princeton Festival
Britten/Peter Grimes
Mrs. Sedley
June 2016

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
James Aikman/ Peacemakers
Mezzo Soloist
April 2016

Peacemakers is a piece which will highlight speeches and contributions of the famous peacemakers of our time: Mohatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, Mother Theresa, Anwar Sadat, Yitzak Rabin,  Rabin, Nelson Mandela, and Maya Angelou.

The Princeton Festival
Mozart/ The Marriage of Figaro
June 2015

Bruce Wolosoff/ The Great Good Thing/ Workshop
September/October 2014

American Opera Projects/ Make Music New York
Pete Wyer/ And Death Shall Have No Dominion
Mezzo Soloist
June 2014

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Mezzo Soloist
Mimesis Ensemble
May 2014

Oratorio Society of New Jersey
Handel/ Dettigen Te Deum
Jenkins/ The Armed Man
Mezzo Soloist
April 2014

A presentation on Boccaccio
March 2013

Le Poisson Rouge, New York
Missy Mazzoli
Songs from the Uproar (excerpts)
November 2012

Spoleto Festival USA
Philip Glass’ Kepler / US premiere
Mezzo Soloist
June 2012

Emerald City Opera
Die Fledermaus / Prince Orlofsky
August 2011

International Opera Theater
The Decameron / Mona Giovanna, Madre Usimbalda, Griselda
Citta Della Pieve & Saluzzo, Italy
August 2011

Norwalk Youth Symphony
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen / Mahler
May 2011

Chora Nova
Soloist / Harmoniemesse / Haydn
November 2010

International Opera Theater
The Decameron / Mona Giovanna, Madre Usimbalda, Griselda
The Prince Theater, Philadelphia
November 2010