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Isabel Dupré


Ms. Isabel Dupré won First Place in her District Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition and was a Prize Winner in the Regional Metropolitan Opera Competition. Among her numerous awards are First Place in the Leontyne Regional Prize Competition of San Francisco, Second in the National Competition in Dallas, First Place in the NATS competition  (Division 2) and was a recipient of a Tanglewood Scholarship.

With a voice of unique character and great beauty, Ms. Dupré has been heard at the Bregenz Festival (Austria), Goetz Friedrich directing, Opera Piena, Eugene Opera,  California State Opera Theater, Russian Opera Theater, Center Stage Opera and Danbury Opera Theater, in repertoire including the title role in Aida, Tosca, La Gioconda, Madama Butterfly (concert version), and most recently Norma., as well as Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana), and Leonora (Il Trovatore)  On the concert stage she has sung Mahler's Second and Fourth Symphonies, Verdi’s Requiem and Beethoven's Ah Perfido!  Isabel interpreted Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate for the Albany Community Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Smith conducting.

After taking a hiatus to raise her son and, while doing so, rework her technique, Ms. Dupré returned to the stage June 2018 with Center Stage Opera to sing Tosca, Leonora (La Forza del Destino), and Elizabetta (Don Carlo).

Recently Ms. Dupré was heard in concert at the Actor’s Temple in excerpts of Wagner and Verdi and in a New York City concert entitled “All The Stars Are Out”, she sang scenes from Il Trovatore and Cavalleria Rusticana.

2018 also witnessed her debut at La Nuova Fenice Opera House in Osimo Italy, as featured soloist, Michel Brousseau conducting.  In May 2019 she sang Act II of Tosca, with Opera On The Roof (NYC).  As a founding member of a newly formed trio Preferite Puccini e Verdi, the group will present a concert at the Lincoln Center Library in early 2020, and in several concerts throughout the USA.  This October Ms. Dupré will be heard in a Duo-Recital with David Su at the Lincoln Center Library. 

Education: Ms. Dupré holds a BA and MM performance degree.
Teachers/Coaches: Katherine Johnson (current), Giovanna Canetti, Francisco Casanova, Anthony Frisell, Atarah Hazzan, Mitchell Cirker, Greg Buchalter, Joshua Greene, Vincent La Selva, George Shirley.