Portland Opera’s Resident Artists perform at community events throughout their two-year residency and training program and are featured in roles in mainstage productions throughout the season. They will also perform solo recitals at Portland Art Museum’s Whitsell Auditorium in the spring and summer of 2019. Portland Opera Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox is the pianist for all recitals.
CAMILLE SHERMAN, mezzo-soprano, will make her Portland Opera debut this fall as Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata. She will also sing the role of Ramiro in La Finta Giardiniera and will be a soloist in this season’s Big Night concert. Prior to joining the Portland Opera Resident Artist program, Sherman was an Artist in Residence with the Pensacola Opera, which she performed the roles of María in María de Buenos Aires and the Housekeeper in Man of La Mancha. She will return to Pensacola Opera in 2019 to make her role debut as Stéphano in Roméo and Juliette. Sherman holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Catherine Cook, and a bachelor’s degree from The Boston Conservatory.