Solmaaz Adeli, Mezzo-soprano
An accomplished opera and concert singer, mezzo-soprano Solmaaz Adeli’s appearances and recitals have taken her to perform at the Vienna State Opera’s Marmorsaal, at the US Embassy of Vienna’s Independence Day Celebration for an audience of 3,000, in the Brahms-Saal at the Wiener Musikverein, as a SongFest Fellow for the 2017 Winter Intensive working with Graham Johnson, Sir Thomas Allen, and SusanneMentzer. She’s performed Gluck’s Orfeo with the Connecticut Lyric Opera and Virtuosi Summer Music Festival, Ravel’s Concepción in L’Heure Espagnole in a collaboration with the Opera Academy of California and Island City Opera, and created the title role in François Pierre Descamp’s new opera Zumurrud and the role of Subaida in Rene Clemencic’s new opera Harun und Djafar with the Sirene Operntheater at thenVienna Chamber Music Festival.
For Austria’s Licht ins Dunkel campaign, Ms. Adeli performed with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Janoska Ensemble where she recorded White Christmas on ORF Austrian National Television and her performance
of the American National Anthem for the US Embassy of Vienna’s 10th Commemoration Ceremony of 9/11 was also
broadcast on ORF TV.
An avid performer of Contemporary music, Solmaaz Adeli debuted the west coast premiere of Norwegian composer
Kim André Arnesen’s Requiem, together with the Santa Cruz Chamber Players gave the world premiere of Dolcissime Suite by Grammy Award Winning Barry Phillips, and this fall marks the U.S. premiere of Scott Ordway’s Girl in the Snow.