Soprano Michelle DeCoste is a highly sought after professional soloist specializing in operatic and concert work. Recently she performed the role of Mimí in Puccini's opera La Bohème with One World Symphony Orchestra in New York and has appeared with many US regional companies including Barn Opera, Southern Vermont Lyric Theatre, Bennington Choral Society, Albany Symphony and New Rochelle Opera. In Europe, she has performed with the Ravello Concert Society (Italy) and the Amalfi Coast Music Festival (Italy). Michelle’s signature opera repertoire includes Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Tosca, Marguerite in Charles Gounod’s Faust and Violetta in La Traviata.
Michelle enjoys performing contemporary works and was a featured soloist at Merkin Concert Hall (NY) debuting Two Songs for Soprano by American Broadway/Theatre composer Jed Feuer (Big Bang, Eating Raoul).
Ms. DeCoste appears regularly as guest National Anthem soloist for major sports events including the Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Minnesota Twins, Brooklyn Cyclones and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. Upcoming appearances also include concerts in New York and Florida.