ELISA MATTHEWS, soprano, actress
Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as “a standout” and The Delco Times as “masterful”, Elisa Matthews is recognized for her “clear, lovely voice” and “natural stage presence”. Recently she received a Barrymore nomination for her performance of Meg in the musical Little Women (Bristol Riverside Theatre). Favorite roles include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Opera Delaware), Guenevere in Camelot, Valencienne in The Merry Widow (Ohio Light Opera), Eliza in My Fair Lady (Media Theatre) and Johanna in Sweeney Todd (Arden Theatre).
Equally at home on the concert stage, Elisa has performed concerts and recitals throughout the Philadelphia area and beyond. Recently she was soprano soloist in Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate (Immaculata Symphony), Rutter’s Requiem (Delaware Valley Chorale), Brahms’ Ein Deutches Requiem (Williamsport Civic Chorus) and in various concerts with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops and The Ocean City Pops. She holds a master of music degree from Penn State University and studies voice with Dr Thomas Houser.
For more information about Elisa, please visit www.elisamatthews.com