Savannah Greene is quickly becoming a soprano known for her "velvety", "powerful", and "beautifully emotive" singing.
With Lyrica Classic Savannah performed US-premiere of the oratorio "Requiem for the Fallen" by Emmanuel Dubois on October 2, 2019 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC.
Savannah Greene is quickly becoming a soprano known for her "velvety", "powerful", and "beautifully emotive" singing. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and now resides in New York City where she thrives as a classical and operatic singer. Savannah performed Opera, Art Song, and Jazz in several concerts this summer around Los Angeles and New York City. Last Spring, she performed the role of 2nd Pâtre in NYC’s Amore Opera’s production of Dinorah. In 2019, she was the Soprano Soloist in Brahms’ Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang and Bach’s Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild with the Oratorio Society of New Jersey. Last fall, Savannah sang with the trio Blue Dynamic, an Opera-Jazz fusion group where she and her colleagues compose/ arrange pieces that fuse aspects of the two genres. Last summer, she was a young artist at Teatro Nuovo Music Festival (formerly known as Caramoor Music Festival), where she prepared the role of Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. She also performed with the opera band, The Avanti Singers, where she did a series of concerts around The East Coast. Last winter, she was a semi finalist in both Premier Opera International Vocal Competition and Art Song Preservation Society of New York. In the summer of 2017, she was the guest opera soloist at the well known and celebrated art festival, The Pageant of the Masters, in Laguna Beach, California where she sang 60 nights in a row with full orchestra for 2800 people. In 2016, she performed the role of Mary Warren in Miami Music Festival’s production of The Crucible with director David Toulson and conductor Brad Moore. In 2015, she attended The Aspen Music Festival where she covered the role of Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. Other performances in Aspen Opera Theater’s opera scenes included La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro and Ilia in Idomeneo. In the spring of 2015, Savannah received her Master’s Degree in Music from University of Southern California where she performed the role of Mrs. Gomfit in the contemporary and atonal opera The English Cat and Virtù in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea. She also performed the role of The Governess in scenes from Britten’s The Turn of the Screw in USC's Opera Scenes Program.
In August of 2014, she performed the role of 1st Lady with Opera NEO's The Magic Flute and attended Miami Summer Music Festival where she covered the role of La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music from University of California, Santa Barbara where she was Laurie Moss in Copland's The Tender Land. Other performances in UCSB’s Opera Scenes included: Elvira in Rossini’s L'italiana in Algeri, Alma in Hoiby’s Summer and Smoke, and Adina in Donizetti’s L'elisir d’amore. She has attended other summer music festivals such as OperaWorks, Idyllwild Summer Music Festival, and the International Lyric Academy. She has received vocal scholarships from University of Southern California, Glendale Symphony Competition, UCSB’s Excellence at Entrance Competition, and Idyllwild Summer Music Festival. She has always enjoyed living in artistic and diverse cities and loves that music continues to grant her opportunities to travel the world!
Excerpt from "Ain't it a Pretty Night" from Susannah by Carlisle Floyd
Savannah Greene - soprano
Robert Blake - piano
"The Tower" from Britten's The Turn of the Screw
Savannah Greene - soprano
Huyen Khanh Do - pianist