"Soprano Elena Perroni was particularly strong as Anne Trulove, with all of that character's vulnerabilities and underlying strength playing out in subtle ways vocally."
Praised for her “velvet soprano voice” (Philadelphia Inquirer), Elena Perroni has gained recognition on the international stage. She is a 2018 graduate of the world renowned Curtis Institute of Music and made her professional opera debut with Opera Philadelphia, singing the role of Doris Parker in Charlie Parker's Yardbird (Schnyder), at the legendary Apollo Theatre in New York City. She reprised the role at English National Opera, in 2017.
Elena debuted in her home country as Mimi (La Boheme, Puccini) with the West Australian Opera in 2017 and returned to the West Australian Opera to make her role debut as Violetta Valéry in Verdi’s La Traviata in 2018. She will be joining them 21/22 in her role debut as Iolanta (Iolanta).
As well as quickly attracting attention as a leading lady on the opera stage, Ms. Perroni is also making a name for herself in the concert hall. In 2017, she made her debut with the internationally acclaimed Philadelphia Orchestra singing selections from the leading role of Rusalka (Rusalka, Dvořák) in concert. She appeared again with the Philadelphia Orchestra in the title role of Tatyana to sing selections of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in 2018 and returned in 2019 with the Philadelphia Orchestra to perform Berlioz, Les Nuit D'été. She will be joining the Orchestra this season to sing selections as Iolanta (Iolanta) 20/21. This Season Elena will be making her main stage Carnegie Hall Debut as the soprano soloist in MOZART VESPERAE SOLENNES. This Season she Joined Maestro Asher Fisch and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in brahms ein deutches requiem and will join them in 2022 in Brittten's war requiem
She has performed Mimi (La Boheme, Puccini) with Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, Maria in West Side Story (Bernstein), with the Reno Philharmonic. gala concert with Wyoming Symphony Orchestra.
In 2018, Ms. Perroni placed third in the International Gerda Lissner Vocal Competition. As a New York regional winner, she placed in the Loren L. Zachary competition. Ms. Perroni was also a Philadelphia regional winner of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. Upon graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music Ms. Perroni was awarded the Festorazzi Scholarship for most promising vocalist.
At Curtis, Ms. Perroni's resume includes some of the most well known roles in the opera repertory including Adina (L'elisir d’Amore, Donizetti), Manon (Manon, Massenet), Anne Truelove (The Rake's Progress, Stravinsky), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi, Puccini), and Magda (La Rondine, Puccini ). Ms. Perroni has also performed the leading roles of Mimi (La Boheme, Puccini) and Gilda (Rigoletto, Verdi) at the Chautauqua Music Festival.