The Santa Fe Opera announced its 2015 Summer Festival season Tuesday, which includes the world premiere of Cold Mountain, the first opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon. Emily Fons is excited to announce that she will be performing the role of Ruby. Watch a video of the news conference here.

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I am thrilled to announce that I will be singing near home at the wonderful Madison Opera! I can’t believe I have the treat of singing such a great role as Rosina with great colleagues close to my friends and family. “The greatest operatic comedy returns to Madison Opera for the first time in twelve years.…

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Emily Fons

Ms. Fons is currently rehearsing for the title role in Faramondo at the International Handel Festival. “Faramondo, King of the Franks, and his former ally Gernando, King of the Swabians, are in love with the same woman, Rosimonda, daughter of the hostile Cimbrian King Gustavo. Her brother Adolfo loves Faramondo’s sister Clotilde and rebels against his…

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Emily is off to Dallas at the end of the month to present the first of two family friendly concerts that the Dallas Opera will offer over the next few months.  The concerts will feature current and recent repertoire of the Dallas Opera and will include well known favorites by Gounod, Mozart, and Offenbach.  Check…

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Emily Fons was nominated for a 2013 Wilde Award for her performance in Giulio Cesare (Julius Caesar) as Sesto at the Michigan Opera Theatre in November 2012. The production of Giulio Cesare was also nominated for Best Opera. About the Wilde Awards: Professional theaters from across Michigan will share the spotlight Monday, August 19, 2013…

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Le nozze di Figaro has opened at the Santa Fe Opera! You can view press photos from the production here. Here’s a snippit from news coverage from the Santa Fe New Mexican: How fortunate we are that the Mozart family spent so much 
time writing letters, and that, against all odds, many of the missives…

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