WATCH: Cincinnati Opera Studio Sessions

Emily delighted audiences at Wilks Studio in Cincinnati with a cabaret night of eclectic repertoire. She asked the audience to journey back in time to remember their first interactions with music and media and the people that handed those experiences down to them. It was a night of memories, laughs, and everything from Baroque opera…

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WATCH: World Premiere of CÅRABOO

On June 11, 2023, CÅRABOO – the true story of a false princess – had its world premiere in Lake Forest, IL. Jim Stephenson conducted the International Chamber Artists chamber orchestra in a new score he created after the libretto by Matt Boresi. The one-act opera featured the vocal talents of Jessica Usherwood, soprano (Princess Cåraboo), Emily Fons, mezzo-soprano (Mrs. Elizabeth Worrall), and Jonathan Johnson,…

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An Evening with Emily Fons and Janna Ernst at the Polish Center

Emily Fons and Janna Ernst have been collaborating for close to five years and are finally teaming up to entertain Milwaukee area audiences in local venues for a variety of events.  Whether you are looking for jazz standards, holiday classics, or operatic favorites, Emily and Janna are just an email or phone call away.  For…

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Finances for Singers book nearing publication

For the past two years Emily has been co-authoring a book for young singers that presents personal finance basics tailored to the unique experience of freelance performing artists.  Emily is grateful to finance educator Rebecca Eve Selkowe for taking on this project with her, and for her breadth of knowledge and sense of humor.  Emily and…

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That’s a Wrap!

This past August Emily teamed up with the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society for a donor appreciation event in Santa Fe New Mexico.  Emily was joined by pianist Janna Ernst and Santa Fe Opera colleagues Meg Marino, Jamie Barton, and Zak Nelson for a program titled “Music Off Leash”.  They entertained donors with…

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WATCH NOW: “Voi che sapete” from the Marriage of Figaro

Mezzo-soprano Emily Fons (Cherubino) performs “Voi che sapete” from The Marriage of Figaro with pianist David McDade, in which the young Cherubino sings of his crush on the Countess Almaviva. Don’t miss your chance to see Emily Fons in The Marriage of Figaro with The Seattle Opera. Get your tickets today!

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