Mr. and Mrs. Harlan C. Stai Fellow
A second-year Butler Studio artist from Brooklyn, Meryl Dominguez performs as a Flower Maiden/1st Esquire in Parsifal and covers the roles of Callie Van Lew in Intelligence and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni during HGO’s 2023-24 season. During HGO’s 2022-23 season, she performed the role of Skyspace Woman in Another City, Slave in Salome, and Violetta in La traviata at Miller Outdoor Theatre. A finalist in HGO’s 2022 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias, she recently made her international debut as the title character in Norma with Musica Viva Hong Kong and returned to the company as the title character in Maria Stuarda. She was a resident artist at Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts, where she performed roles such as Violetta (La traviata), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Adina (The Elixir of Love), and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), which she also performed with Knoxville Opera. As an apprentice artist at Santa Fe Opera, Dominguez sang the role of Naiade in Ariadne auf Naxos. She has Bachelor of Arts degrees in Dance and Voice Performance from Oberlin College and Conservatory. In addition to her operatic roles, she is an enthusiastic advocate for art song and new music.
Skyspace Woman: ANOTHER CITY 2022-23 (World premiere)
A Slave: SALOME 2022-23
Violetta: TRAVIATA 2022-23 (Miller Outdoor Theatre)