Sara Beth Pearson
Sara Beth Pearson (she/her) made her solo debut with The Metropolitan Opera in its 2012 production of Manon, part of The Met: Live in HD series. She was subsequently invited to return as a soloist in La Rondine and Les Dialogues des Carmelites. Ms. Pearson was featured in the inaugural season of the Maryland Lyric Opera as Nedda in Pagliacci, and debuted her Mimì as part of Crested Butte Music Festival’s production of La Bohème. 2015 marked her European debut, in the title role of Puccini’s Suor Angelica at the Trentino Music Festival in Italy.
This season, Ms. Pearson has performed the role of Cio-Cio-San in New Rochelle Opera’s Madama Butterfly, and Sharon Graham, in Terrance McNally’s play, Master Class at the CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. Next, she will return to New Rochelle in the title role of Tosca. Additional roles in repertoire include Anna in Puccini’s Le Villi, Salomé in Hérodiade, Verdi’s Leonoras in La Forza del destino and Il Trovatore, Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant Prodigue, Lucy Perez in Pasatieri’s Hotel Casablanca, and the title roles of Tobias Picker’s Emmeline and Floyd’s Susannah.