Stacey Mastrian, a “manifestly courageous” (Boston Globe) soprano who is “versatile and passionate” (Der Tagesspiegel), has sung at the Konzerthaus (Berlin), the Kennedy Center (DC), Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur (Montréal), Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center (NY), St. Peter’s (Vatican City), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), and in Mexico and over half of the U.S. states. She performs music in more than two dozen languages, spanning 800 years from the Comtesse de Día through Verdi to Maderna and beyond—recently Bach’s Cantata 51 and Brahms’ Requiem (Rome), Annelies and Ghetto Songs (Seattle), as well as a percussion protest opera written for her with texts by Thoreau (Philadelphia, NYC premieres).
She has been a Fulbright grantee and Beebe fellow to Italy and awarded prizes from The American Prize (Art Song), Chamber Orchestra of NY (Respighi Prize), International Traxel Society (First Laureate, Young Sponsored Lyric Artist), National Italian American Foundation (Pavarotti Scholarship), Seattle Opera Guild (Development Award), Shoshana Foundation (Richard F. Gold Career Grant), and Vocal Arts DC (Discovery Series Winner). Her CD Sonetti e favole (Sonnets and Fables) was released in 2019 on the Milan-based Stradivarius label and hailed for “penetrating insight, unfailing musicality, and vocal beauty” (Journal of Singing).
Dr. Mastrian has taught at American University, Gettysburg College, Peabody Conservatory, and the University of Maryland, and she currently teaches voice, Italian diction, and functional anatomy privately and as a guest clinician, offering experiences that facilitate self-awareness and felt understanding, enabling reconnection, restored function, and expressive communication. For more information, please visit www.staceymastrian.com and www.mastrianstudio.com.