Marsha Thompson

Soprano

Marsha Thompson is lauded by The New York Times for her “…stellar performance of Violetta in La Traviata (in Central Park)…revealing a warm agile soprano…who sang and acted expressively throughout the evening.”

Ms. Thompson sang Sieglinde in Die Walküre with Trilogy Opera Company in Newark, NJ, and Aida with Boheme Opera NJ and Opera Theater of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, CO, and Abigaille in Nabucco with Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis. She has received accolades for her portrayal of Bess in Porgy and Bess (New York City Opera, Opera Carolina, Piedmont Opera). La Traviata (Opera Mississippi and New York Grand Opera), Tosca (Opera Festival di Roma) Aida (Piccolo Teatro a La Scala), Life and Times of X and Treemonisha (New York City Opera), Harriet Tubman (American Opera Projects).

Ms. Thompson has been awarded considerable prizes from Opera Orchestra of New York-First Prize Winner, Altamura Caruso International Voice Competition 2019-Third Prize Winner, as well as awards from other prestigious organizations. Ms. Thompson is a former professional violinist and is a former Miss. Black California, Metroplex. You may follow Ms. Thompson on Facebook, Twitter and IG @LaDivaria, and on her website www.marshathompson.com.  

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