Coming Soon

Ms. Fons will be returning to the Atlanta Opera for the title role in Rossini’s La Cenerentola in November 2019 and to Canadian Opera Company for Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel in February of 2020.

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First David Fons Sr. And Alice Fons Memorial Scholarship awarded

I’d like to thank the women of Polanki, the Polish Women’s Cultural Club of Milwaukee, for working with me to establish the David Fons Sr. And Alice Fons memorial scholarship award. This scholarship was awarded for the first time at this year’s annual Polanki Awards Tea. I  established this scholarship following my 2017 recital at…

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Feature in SIU Alumni Magazine

SIU alumni magazine cover

Emily Fons is proud to share that she is featured in the Winter 2016 issue of the SIU Alumni Magazine. Fons, who received a Master’s of Music degree in 2008 at Southern Illinois University, is highlighted for her operatic ambition. Emily Fons, M.M. ’08, describes herself as a driven person who clearly understands the type of…

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Cold Mountain nominated for Best Opera Recording Grammy

Cold mountain recording

Exciting news for the cast and crew of The Santa Fe Opera’s Cold Mountain – the original cast recording was nominated for a Grammy Award! The recording features conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program for Singers and singers Emily Fons, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard and Jay Hunter Morris, with…

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Göttingen Internationale Händel Festspiele

Ms. Fons will be returning to the Göttingen Internationale Händel Festspiele for performances of the title role in Handel’s oratorio Susanna. A recording of the project is planned for later release. For more information, visit haendel-festspiele.de.

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Now available: Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain featuring Emily Fons

Cold mountain recording

Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain has been released on CD and is available for digital download at pentatonemusic.com. This recording features the original cast – including Ms. Fons as Ruby – from the world premiere performance at the Santa Fe Opera in 2015. It was the darker-voiced mezzo soprano, Emily Fons, who created an immediately recognizable character in her depiction of…

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