Alyson Cambridge is an accomplished soprano opera singer, born in 1980 to a Guyanese father (Richard Cambridge) and Danish-American mother. At age 23, while a first-year student at the Curtis Institute of Music, she was the Grand Prize Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Nine months later she debuted at the MET as Frasquita in Carmen under renowned music conductor/director James Levine; a performance that earned her praises from many news outlets including the New York Times for her “powerful, clear voice.”
Alyson earned a B.M. in Voice Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and a B.A. in Sociology from Oberlin College. She later continued her studies at the Curtis Institute of Music where she pursued a Master’s of Music Degree.
Alyson’s performances have brought her over a decade of success on the leading opera and concert stages throughout the United States and internationally. In addition to the MET, she has wowed the audience at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Washington National Opera, as well as recent debuts in Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Beijing, and other musical capitals throughout Europe and Asia. One of her more notable performance was that of Julie in Francesca Zambello’s highly-acclaimed production of SHOW BOAT, a performance for which she earned rave reviews.
Among numerous awards and prizes, Alyson was also awarded First Prize in the 2003 Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Voice Competition was a 2004 George London Foundation Award recipient and received the Régine Crespin Award at the 2008 Elardo International Opera Competition.
Alyson is also a brand ambassadress for luxury watch and jewelry designer Chopard.
For a detailed bio of her performances, past, and future, check out Alyson’s website http://www.alysoncambridge.com