Raehann Bryce-Davis has been hailed by The New York Times as a “striking mezzo soprano” and by the San Francisco Chronicle for her “electrifying sense of fearlessness.”

In the 2023-2024 season, Ms. Bryce-Davis debuts at Santa Fe Opera as Ježibaba in Rusalka in a new production directed by Sir David Pountney and conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya, and at Opera Philadelphia as Lizzie in the world premiere of 10 Days in a Madhouse. Raehann will return to the Metropolitan Opera as Ella in X: The Life and Times of Malcom X in a new production by Robert O’ Hare and Dutch National Opera to sing La Zia Principessa in Il Trittico a new Barrie Kosky production conducted by Lorenzo Viotti. In concert engagements, She will sing Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with the Melbourne Symphony orchestra conducted by Jaime Martín and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Luxembourg Philharmonie. Ms. Bryce-Davis will be giving recitals at Vocal Arts Society in Washington D.C., San Francisco Performances, Music at Amherst and St. Matthew’s Music Guild in California.

In the 2022-2023 season, Ms. Bryce-Davis made noteworthy house debuts at Washington National Opera as Azucena in Il trovatore, at the Royal Danish Opera in her role debut as Amneris in Aida, and with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Dutch National in her role debut as Jezibaba in Rusalka, conducted by Joana Mallwitz. She also sang with the BBC Proms in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Additional concert engagements include the world premiere of A Nation of Others with the New York Oratorio Society at Carnegie Hall; a tour titled Our Song, Our Story, curated by Damien Sneed; and New York recitals for the George London Foundation and 89 Reade Series.

As a producer/performer, Ms. Bryce-Davis has released “To the Afflicted,” her first music video, which received widespread critical acclaim and was chosen as an official video for World Opera Day. Her second digital short, “Brown Sounds,” was co-produced with Los Angeles Opera and Aural Compass Projects, and won Best Music Video at film festivals around the globe including the New York International Film Awards, New York Cinematography Awards, Hollywood Boulevard Film Awards, the Anatolian Short Film Festival, and the Silk Road Film Awards – Cannes.

In the 2021-2022 season, Ms. Bryce-Davis debuted at the Metropolitan Opera as Baba the Turk in The Rake’s Progress conducted by Susanna Mälkki, and at La Monnaie de Munt, Brussels as La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica. She returned to both Los Angeles Opera and the Staatstheater Nürnberg as Azucena in Il trovatore, and to Opera Ballet Vlaanderen as the Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos. On the concert stage, she sang solo recitals at both the Tuesday Musical Club in San Antonio, Texas, and for the Merola Opera Program.

Highlights of recent seasons include her role debut as Eboli in Don Carlos at Opera Ballet Vlaandren, her role debut as Sara in Roberto Devereux also at Los Angeles Opera, opposite Angela Meade and Ramón Vargas and conducted by Eun Sun Kim, and her house debut at Los Angeles Opera as Big Stone in the world premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice. She has sung Léonore in Donizetti’s La Favorite at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Marguerite in Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust conducted by John Nelson with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Costa Rica, both Ms. Alexander in Satyagraha and Nezhata in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko at Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Kristina in Janáček’s The Makropulos Affair at the Janáček Brno Festival, Wellgunde in Wagner’s Die Ring-Trilogie at Theater an der Wien, and Madeline Mitchell in Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers at Opera Maine.

Concert highlights include the world premiere of Paul Moravec’s Sanctuary Road at Carnegie Hall, the recording of which won a Grammy Nomination, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem both with conductor Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal at the Olympic Stadium and the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall, Elgar’s Sea Pictures at the Musikverein in Vienna with the Tonkünstler Orchestra, the world premiere of Anthony Davis’ We Call the Roll with The Lied Society, Martinů’s Julietta with the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, John Corigliano’s Of Rage and Remembrance at the Aspen Music Festival, the world premiere of Come, My Tan-Faced Children by Melissa Dunphy at Lyric Fest, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with Philippe Entremont at Manhattan School of Music, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Bryce-Davis is a recipient of the George London; the 1st Place and Audience Prize-winner of the Concorso Lirico Internazionale di Portofino, chaired by Dominique Meyer; winner of the 2016 Richard F. Gold Career Grant at the Merola Opera Program; winner of the 2015 Hilde Zadek Competition at the Musikverein in Vienna; and the 2015 Sedat Gürel – Güzin Gürel International Voice Competition in Istanbul. She holds a Master of Music and Professional Studies certificate from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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