Hailed for her “fearless intensity,” “volatile commitment” (Chicago Classical Review) and “hilarious perfect comic timing” (Michael Borowitz, Opéra Louisiane), mezzo soprano Erin Moll is an up-and-coming young artist who brings dynamic stage presence and sincere musical artistry to the operatic and concert stage. Praised by Chicago Stage Standard for her "creamy" voice, Ms. Moll is quickly becoming an artist to watch on the national scene.
The 2018-2019 season marks Ms. Moll’s debut with the Bronx Opera Company. She will sing and cover the role of The Secretary in Menotti’s The Consul as well as reprise the role of Pitti-Sing in an updated version of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. She will also appear in Death of Classical’s production of Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas taking place in the catacombs of Greenwood Cemetery. Ms. Moll can be seen portraying the Second Witch alongside Daniela Mack in the title role.
Throughout the 2017-2018 season, Ms. Moll made several significant debuts. She can be heard as Austin on the World Premiere recording of Ross Crean's The Great God Pan, released on Naxos America, and made her debut appearance at the Ravinia Festival. She appeared for the first time with the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra reprising the role of Pitti-Sing in The Mikado and returned to Opéra Louisiane to make her role debut as Cousin Hebe in HMS Pinafore. Additionally, Ms. Moll created the World Premiere recording of Eric Malmquist’s Chicago Songs.
In the 2016-2017 season, Ms. Moll was seen as Meg Page in Verdi’s Falstaff with Main Street Opera, Tisbe in Rossini's Cinderella with Opéra Louisiane, Dr. Dulcamara in the Elixir of Love (outreach) with Opera for the Young, Pitti-Sing in The Mikado with DuPage Opera Theater, as well as Rosina (cover) in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Mother / Grandmother in Little Red Riding Hood (outreach) with Natchez Festival of Music.
The 2015-2016 season saw Ms. Moll in a variety of roles such as Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Chicago Summer Opera, Dorabella in Così fan tutte with Floating Opera Company, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly and Constancica in El Huesped del Sevillano with Main Street Opera, Asakir in the Chicago premiere of Fairouz’s Sumeida’s Song with Third Eye Theater Ensemble. Ms. Moll was also seen on stage as Young Artist at Cedar Rapids Opera Theater for their production of La Traviata, a Resident Artist at Thompson Street Opera Company where she performed various roles in Kingsland’s Intoxication: America’s Love Affair with Oil and Thompson’s The Final Battle for Love, and a Young Artist with Nightingale Opera Theater where she sang Meg in Adamo’s Little Women.
Ms. Moll studied voice in Paris, France at the Ecole Normale de Musique. She enjoys working out, cooking, reading, and traveling. Ms. Moll currently resides in New York City where she studies with Scott Flaherty.
Bellini / I Capuletti e i Montecchi / Romeo
Gounod / Roméo et Juliette / Stéphano
Massenet / Werther / Charlotte
Mozart / Die Zauberflöte / Third Lady
Mozart / Idomeneo / Idamante
Offenbach / Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Nicklausse
Peterson / Voir Dire / Mezzo-soprano
Rossini / L'Italiana in Algeri / Isabella
Verdi / Rigoletto / Maddalena
Bach / Magnificat / Soprano 2 Soloist
Handel / Messiah / Alto Soloist
Hasse / Miserere / Alto Soloist
Haydn / Missa in Tempore Belli / Alto Soloist
Mendelssohn / Elijah / Soprano 2 & Alto Soloists
Mozart / Coronation Mass / Alto Soloist
Purcell / Come ye sons of Art / Alto Soloist
Vivaldi / Gloria / Alto Soloist
Adamo / Little Women / Meg
Barber / A Hand of Bridge / Sally
Bizet / Carmen / Carmen
Britten / A Midsummer Night's Dream / Hermia
Crean / The Great God Pan / Austin
Donizetti / L'elisir d'amore / Gianetta
Fairouz / Sumeida's Song / Asakir
Gilbert & Sullivan / HMS Pinafore / Cousin Hebe
Gilbert & Sullivan / The Mikado / Pitti-Sing
Gilbert & Sullivan / The Pirates of Penzance / Edith
Guerrero / El Huesped del Sevillano / Constancica
Gounod / Faust / Siébel
Humperdinck / Hansel & Gretel / Hansel
Menotti / The Consul / Secretary
Mozart / Così fan tutte / Dorabella
Mozart / Don Giovanni / Zerlina
Mozart / Le Nozze di Figaro / Cherubino
Puccini / Madama Butterfly / Suzuki, Kate
Rossini / Cenerentola / Tisbe
Rossini / Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rosina
Verdi / Falstaff / Meg Page
Verdi / La Traviata / Flora
Wargo / Ballymore / Hannah Wilson