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Kara Cornell,  Mezzo-soprano


Origin: Smithtown (Long Island), NY

Genre: Classical, Musical Theater, Contemporary

Years Active: 2002 - Present



New York native Kara Cornell is a versatile performer who is known as "a singer who can balance impeccable production and phrasing with enthusiastic and colorful dramatics." (Berkshire Review for the Arts) Her intuitive acting skills and expressive portrayal of roles has hailed her "accomplished and electrifying" (Opera Insider) with roles ranging from a "totally endearing" Cinderella (St. Petersburg Times) to a "seductive, wounded, damaged and dangerous" Carmen (The Troy Record). In addition to the opera stage, Kara's clear English diction, soulful interpretations, and intuitive rhythmic skills are making her known as a singer who excels in the Contemporary and American music genre. Kara enjoys collaborating with composers and has premiered and professionally recorded works in the classical, musical theater, jazz and pop styles. 

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