"Alexandra Rodrick was, in a word, perfect. Her caramel-coated voice had a smooth, yet authoritative manner, which never got lost in the texture.” 

- Joshua Collier, 

The Boston Music Intelligencer

© 2017 Alexandra Rodrick | Photo: Angel Mannion

Hailed for her “impressive performance” and “flawless vocalism,” mezzo-soprano Alexandra Rodrick is distinguishing herself as an up-and-coming artist of great promise.

In the 2017/2018 season, Ms. Rodrick debuts the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Chautauqua Opera Company, as well as appearing as La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi/Buoso’s Ghost with Opera Delaware. She sings Mercédès and covers the title role of Carmen with VEROZA Japan and Maestro Seiji Ozawa’s Music Academy Orchestra, performs the role of Angelina in Cinderella with The Atlanta Opera and with Opéra Louisiane, and covers the same role while singing Tisbe in La Cenerentola with Opera Delaware. She also debuts the role of Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro in a collaborative production with Point Loma Opera Theater and the San Diego operatic community. Returning to her hometown of Baltimore, she makes her debut as Roggiero in Tancredi with Baltimore Concert Opera.

In the 2015/16 season, Ms. Rodrick appeared as Dorabella and Hermia in Boston University Opera Institute’s productions of Cosi fan tutte and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, respectively, and joined Des Moines Metro Opera as an Apprentice Artist, where she covered the role of Orphée in Orphée et Eurydice. She made her international debut singing Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Tijuana and appeared as Anna I in Kurt Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins in the Boston University Fall Fringe Festival. She performed the title role in Carmen with the Boston Masterworks Chorale and Symphony, and sang the role of the Wife in composer Scott Wheeler’s Naga of the Ouroboros Trilogy through Beth Morrison Projects and Boston University.

Other notable operatic performances include Le Prince Charmant in Massenet’s Cendrillon and Carmen in La tragédie de Carmen with the Boston University Opera Institute, Mercédès in Carmen with Aspen Opera Theater, Bianca in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia with Green Mountain Opera Festival, and Flora in La Traviata with the National Symphony Orchestra and Wolf Trap Opera Company, where she was a member of the studio artist program in the summers of 2012 and 2013.

Ms. Rodrick is a 2017 winner of the Palm Springs Opera Guild International Vocal Competition and a finalist in the Mildred Miller International Voice Competition, a 2016 finalist and recipient of an encouragement award from the Deborah Voigt Vero Beach Opera Foundation Inaugural International Vocal Competition, and the recipient of the prestigious Phyllis Curtin Award at Boston University. She was the first place winner of the both the 2014 La Jolla Symphony and Chorus Young Artist Competition and the 2014 Susan and Virginia Hawk Memorial Scholarship Competition, and a winner of the 2015 Musical Merit Competition of Greater San Diego. In 2013, she won first place in the Metropolitan National Council Auditions, San Diego District, and was the recipient of an encouragement award from the MONC Western Regionals.

On the concert stage Ms. Rodrick has been the featured soloist in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Handel’s Messiah and Missa in Angustis, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and Bruckner’s Te Deum. She has also given recitals in Maryland, Colorado and California under the auspices of the Wolf Trap Opera Company, Aspen Music Festival and School, and SongFest.

Ms. Rodrick is the recipient of an Artist Diploma from Boston University where she was a member of the Opera Institute and a student of Ms. Penelope Bitzas. She received her Bachelors of Music from Point Loma Nazarene University  where she studied with Dr. Craig Johnson. Ms. Rodrick splits her time between San Diego and New York City and enjoys long distance running, coffee shop hopping, and exploring new cities.