Malorie Casimir was a Region Finalist in the 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the eastern region. She was recently seen at the Aspen Music Festival where she sang in opera scenes and as the soloist in George Crumb’s The Winds of Destiny with the Aspen Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Jonathan Haas. Recent performances also include Despina in Mannes Opera’s production of Cosi fan tutte, and the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s chamber opera, A Coffin in Egypt alongside internationally renowned mezzo-soprano, Frederica von Stade. Upcoming performances include the role of Marzelline in Heartbeat Opera’s production of Fidelio.
She holds awards from the Kristin Lewis Foundation Competition, the Harlem Opera Theater Competition, the Crescendo International Competition and Joy in Singing’s Positively Poulenc Competition. With the Crescendo International Competition, Malorie made her Carnegie Hall debut in the Winners’ Concert after receiving first place honor.
Malorie spent a year studying and performing at the Palais Corbelli in Vienna, Austria with the Music Performance Workshop of IES Abroad Vienna. She also performed in Hungary with the Crescendo Summer Institute.
A native of Brooklyn and of Haitian lineage, Malorie began her musical training at the age of 11 as a member of the prestigious Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy. Her time there included singing under the batons of Lorin Maazel, John Adams and other highly regarded conductors.
Malorie holds degrees from The Hartt School in Connecticut and Mannes School of Music in New York.