Joanna Mongiardo

Versatile soprano Joanna Mongiardo is recognized for her effortless coloratura and spellbinding charisma on stage, and is in high demand for both operatic and symphonic repertoire internationally. Recent seasons have included a role debut as Rossini’s Semiramide with Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, her Dallas Opera debut as Brigitta in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, Pousette (cover) in Manon with the Metropolitan Opera and returns to the Back Bay Chorale for Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Boston Midsummer Opera for the title role in Flotow’s Martha. Joanna’s signature roles include Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress, and Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, which she has performed more than 30 times, including productions at Grande Théâtre de Genève, Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, and Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Her signature concert work is Carmina Burana, which she has performed with more than 15 orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, and Oratorio Society of New York.