Mezzo soprano, Erin Moll, is an up-and-coming young artist who has been praised for her dynamic stage presence and musical expressivity. On the operatic stage and in concert, Erin has been seen portraying such roles as Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Carmen & Mercedes (Carmen), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Hansel (Hansel & Gretel), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Hermia (Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream), Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Gianetta (L’Elisir d’amore), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Hannah Wilson (Ballymore), Siebel (Faust), Edith & Kate (Pirates of Penzance), Constancia (El Huesped del Sevillano), among others. In 2012, she made her international debut in Paris, France as the Strawberry Seller in Britten’s Death in Venice with La petite Philharmonie de Poche de Paris. In 2014, Erin made her NYC debut as Dorabella in a concert version of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte. In 2015, she sang the leading role of Asakir in the Chicago & Midwestern premiere of Mohammed Fairouz's Sumeida's Song. This year, Erin is extremely excited to have joined Cedar Rapids Opera Theater in January as a Young Artist for their season opener Verdi's La Traviata! Upcoming engagements include Stacy in Thompson Street Opera Company's Intoxication: America's Love Affair with Oil and Meg (cover) in Nightingale Opera's Little Women.
In addition to her operatic work, Erin appears frequently in concert as a soloist. Her numerous concert engagements include most recently the solos in Bach's Magnificat, Hasse's Miserere, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Mozart's Coronation Mass and Haydn’s Missa in tempori belli. In 2012, Erin was honored with the opportunity to sing for Nobel Peace Prize Winner and former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, while in Geneva, Switzerland. Last February, Erin was the featured soloist in the U.S. Premiere of Mexican composer Georgina Derbez’s El iba a otro mundo. Upcoming concert engagements include the alto solos in Handel's Messiah and the premiere of Eric Malmquist's cycle Chicago Songs.
Erin recently joined the Teaching Artist team of Chicago Opera Theater’s Opera for All program where she works with 3rd through 6th grades bringing opera into Chicago schools. A newcomer to Chicago, Erin was recently named Co-Managing Diva of the Chicago chapter of the national organization Opera on Tap. Erin completed her studies at Illinois Wesleyan University and the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Erin currently resides in Chicago where she studies voice with Metropolitan Opera tenor, Harold Meers.