Soprano, Amy Cofield, is a highly sought after performer and teacher. Praised by the New York Times for her "lovely, rich tone", Ms. Cofield has performed to critical acclaim across the U.S. and in Italy, France, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, England, Santo Domingo, Guam, Taiwan and Japan. Highly regarded for her technical facility, beauty of interpretation and an arresting presence, her operatic roles have included Violetta, Cleopatra, Micaela, Lucia di Lammermoor, Elcia (Rossini’s Moses in Egypt), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Mimi, Rosalinda, Cunegonde, Susannah, Musetta,
Pamina, Adina, Gilda, Norina, Konstanze, and Belinda in the opera/oratorio, The Rape of the Lock (Alexander Pope), by NY composer Deborah Mason. Credits include
performances with Houston Grand Opera where she covered Renee Fleming’s Traviata, New York City Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Lyric Opera San Antonio, Pro Cantus Lyric Opera (TX), Indiana Opera North, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and Chorale, Teatro Lirico D'Europa, Knoxville Opera, Nevada Opera, Greensboro Light Opera, Opera Roanoke and Opera Orlando.
In concert repertoire, Ms. Cofield has appeared with Festival Chamber Music in recital at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and with The Masterwork Chorus (NJ) at Carnegie Hall, the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and Chorale, Tucson Masterworks
Chorale, Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society, Garden State Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Virginia Symphony, Virginia Arts Festival, Norfolk Chamber Consort, Opera Camerata of Washington, Tulsa Symphony, Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Brevard
Symphony Orchestra and Space Coast Symphony.
Recent debuts included performances of Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 as well as Opera concerts: A Grand Night For Grand Opera with Space Coast Symphony (FL), Bach’s B Minor Mass and Handel’s Messiah with the Brevard Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, a return to Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra for Handel’s Messiah and a debut with Opera Orlando performing the role of Minnie. Sadly, additional performances were cancelled due to Covid: Mozart Requiem with Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Voices of Light with Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and a debut in the role of Blanche DuBois in Andre Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire with Opera