Ema Mitrović, mezzo-soprano
Ema Mitrović is an award winning and critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano/vocalist, who has been described: “…I found Ema Mitrovic as the Monitress to be the standout” (Opera Manhattan, Suor Angelica ‘12) and “…her rich mezzo is pure pleasure” (Hudson Opera Theatre, Lucia di Lammermoor ‘18). She has sung operatic performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the title role of Carmen at the International House Philadelphia. She has also performed in New York City’s jazz clubs including Birdland, The Kitano, and Smalls.
Credits include: Title and Mercédès (Carmen), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Mrs. McLean (Susannah), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Siébel (Faust), Prince Charming (Cendrillon), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Larina (Eugene Onegin), Abbess and Monitor (Suor Angelica), Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Annina (La Traviata), Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor), Mrs. Gobineau (The Medium), First Witch (Dido Aeneas), Martine (Le Médecin malgre lui), Marta (Company), Jack’s Mother (Into the Woods).
Ema holds a B.M. from New Jersey City University where she studied with Metropolitan Opera stars Anthony Laciura and Sondra Kelly; she continued education with Dr. Donna Zapola-Connolly and Adria Firestone. She also studied jazz with Grammy nominated artists Roseanna Vitro, Allen Farnham, and Tim Horner.
Ema is a winner of both 1st and 2nd place prizes for NJ NATS, a finalist for New Jersey State Opera’s Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Competition, a semi-finalist at the 8th Annual Peter Elvins Vocal Competition. She is a first generation American born in Secaucus, New Jersey to parents from former Yugoslavia.