Corrie Stallings, mezzo-soprano



Corrie Stallings, mezzo-soprano, is a second-year Resident Artist at Pittsburgh Opera in 2015-16. In 2015-16, she is slated to sing Jo/LITTLE WOMEN and Rosina/The Barber of Seville Student Matinee. In 2014-15, she appeared as Bertarido/Rodelinda and Mercedes/Carmen

In Summer 2015, Ms. Stallings was a member of the Young American Artists Program at Glimmerglass Festival and appeared as Jazz Trio Girl/Trouble in Tahiti and covered Vanderdunder/Paquette/Candide.

Ms. Stallings was a Festival Artist with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in 2013 and 2014, where she performed as Third Lady/The Magic Flute under the baton of Jane Glover, and covered Stephanie Blythe in the role of Gertrude Stein in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s 27, both in 2014. She also performed the role of Kate/The Pirates of Penzance in 2013. Additionally in 2013, Ms. Stallings was a soloist in Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas production, "Welcome, Yule!" as well as the alto soloist cover in Bach’s Mass in B Minor under the baton of Maestro Muti. In 2012, she was the alto soloist in Handel’s Messiah with Colorado Symphony Orchestra, and was a 2013 third place regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council regional auditions. While pursuing her master’s degree at Northwestern University, Ms. Stallings performed the roles of Cherubino/Le Nozze di Figaro, Samira/The Ghosts of Versailles, and Second Lady/Die Zauberflöte.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms. Stallings holds a B.A. in Vocal Performance and Art History from Cal Poly State University and a M.M. in Opera Performance from Northwestern University.

Gabriela and David Porges generously sponsor Ms. Stallings's residency.