Sarah Joy Miller, praised by The New York Times as “vivacious and fearless” is widely acknowledged as one of the industry’s foremost emerging talents. Ms. Miller began turning heads at her New York City Opera and BAM débuts to great critical acclaim singing the title role of Anna Nicole Smith in the Royal Opera House commissioned opera Anna Nicole by Mark-Anthony Turnage. This season, Ms. Miller will perform selections from Faust at St. Bart’s Music Festival, an opera gala at the Bolshoi Theater, a concert of opera excerpts with the Slovak Sinfonietta, and perform Juliette in Roméo et Juliette at Opera Carolina, Opera Grand Rapids, and Lyric Opera Baltimore. Future seasons include a return to Michigan Opera Theater.
Highlights of previous seasons include: her début at Michigan Opera Theater singing Gilda in Rigoletto, with subsequent returns as Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles and a role début as Marguerite in Faust; Musetta in La bohème at New York’s Symphony Space; Micaëla in Carmen with New York Lyric Opera; performances of Carmina Burana with the Dallas Symphony; and Violetta in La traviata with Palm Beach Opera.
This year, she celebrated the release of her début classical album, A Glorious Dream, recorded with the Pannon Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Steven Mercurio in Pécs, Hungary, with a concert of arias and duets with orchestra at NYC’s famed performance space, (Le) Poisson Rouge.