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"Music has the power to not only place a balm over our individual human pain, but ultimately connect us to people and communities across the globe. As a vocalist, I choose to use my artistry for this transcendent purpose of connection through my unwavering commitment to music and characters that explore the complex facets of humanity: beauty, pain, resourcefulness, power, joy, despair, humor, and love."
Nicoletta Berry is a classical vocalist whose brilliant and youthful soprano breathes life into a wide range of multidisciplinary projects, recitals, opera, and concert work. This season, Nicoletta anticipates her Carnegie Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Beethoven's Christ on the Mount of Olives with the Cecilia Chorus of New York, conducted by Mark Shapiro in April 2024. Nicoletta has shared her luminous voice with the New York Festival of Song, Aspen Opera Theatre, and Juilliard Opera and recital stages across New York City.
She continues her career based in and around New York City this season. April 2024 sees Ms. Berry as Sonya in Anthony Davis and Joan Ross Sorkin's new opera, The Reef.
Nicoletta will then collaborate once more with Mark Shapiro with NYC'S Cantori Chorus performing the soprano solo Vittorio Rieti's The Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne in May 2024.
Nicoletta makes her debut at Opera Saratoga in the summer of '24 as the witty and brutally honest Despina in Mozart and Da Ponte's Così fan tutte.
Nicoletta's journey reached a milestone in 2022 as she graduated from The Juilliard School, accompanied by the Stephen Novick Grant for Career Advancement. Her postgraduate pursuits led to her recognition as a Renée Fleming Artist, where her role as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni with the Aspen Opera Theatre garnered praise for its charm and charisma. Her operatic endeavors often reveal her affinity for early music, evident in her portrayals of
Giunone in Luigi Rossi's L'Orfeo and Clizia in the digital rendition of Handel's Teseo. Continuing her collaborative relationship with the New York-based early music ensemble, Twelfth Night Ensemble, she showcased her prowess in an upcoming performance on October 30th at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, highlighting her rendition of Handel's Armida Abbandonata, performed previously at the Stissing Center in New York where Berry sang with “eloquent force and operatic gestures by an animated Berry which received wild applause from the audience who felt her emotion.”
Nicoletta Berry holds a Bachelor's degree from The Manhattan School of Music and a Master's from The Juilliard School, mentored by Marlena Malas.
Nicoletta was born in Monroe, Georgia, and grew up in Queens Village, New York from the age of seven. She is currently based in NYC.