The versatile American soprano Donata Cucinotta has been recognized for her powerful performances in operas, musicals and on the concert stage. Recent career highlights include working with Michael Tilson Thomas with the Louisville Orchestra, a Lincoln Center debut with the Queens Symphony Orchestra, Aldonza (Man of La Mancha) at Asheville Lyric Opera, and First Lady (Die Zauberflote) at Opera Tampa. After moving to Indiana, she made her Indianapolis Opera debut in Mansfield Park, and was the headline performer at the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic’s Salut! Concert. She has also performed with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Eric Stark for the Vaughn Williams Dona Nobis Pacem and is looking forward to her third Yuletide with Jack Everly and the Indianapolis Pops.
Additional appearances include Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Opera Ithaca, Nedda (Pagliacci) with Opera in the Heights, Countess (¡Figaro! 90210) with Morningside Opera, Josephine (HMS Pinafore) at Knoxville Opera, Die Fledermaus with Amarillo and Knoxville Opera, as well as leading roles at Opera Colorado, Ohio Light Opera Shreveport Opera Opera New Jersey, Opera Fort Collins, Salt Marsh Opera, GLOW Lyric Theater, the Prince Music Theater and the American Music Theater Festival.
Donata maintains a private voice studio in Seymour where she lives with her husband Dr. Justin Rasner and their 1 year old son. She enjoys making fresh pasta for her family. For more visit DonataCucinotta.com