Soprano Victoria Davis has been a featured soloist in many concerts and events including the Welcoming of the First Lady of Russia with Michelle and Barack Obama and the Kennedy Center’s Young Artist in America presentation. Recent and upcoming engagements include Mrs. Zegner in Proving Up and Mary in Highway 1 with Opera Ithaca, the world premiere of composer Felix Jarrar’s Stardust, a piece written especially for her, with Helios Opera, and the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with Opera Susquehanna, and several performances with the innovative Fresh Squeezed Opera in New York City.
On the competition circuit in 2022, Ms. Davis has placed as District Winner in The Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition, Finalist in The Jensen Foundation’s Competition, received a Grant Award from the Giulio Gari competition, and an Encouragement Award from The Gerda Leissner Foundation. Past awards include Encouragement Winner in The Metropolitan Opera’s 2021 Laffont Competition, First Place in the Harlem Opera Competition, and others.
A frequent performer with Opera on Tap, Ms. Davis recently joined the New York City chapter as a Creative Producer, as well as The Director of Education. She is a proud alumnus of Oberlin Conservatory and Mannes College of Music, where some of her favorite roles included Lady Billows in Albert Herring and Marguerite in scenes from Faust.