Juliet Morris is a lyric coloratura soprano and New York native, who is quickly gaining traction for her energized coloratura and vocal dramatics. In October 2019, Juliet will be making her debut at Carnegie Hall, where she will be performing alongside artists from the International Masters Academy of Opera, in a concert titled An Evening of Arias. The concert will be narrated by Vivien Schweitzer, the author of A Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera, who is also an acclaimed music critic for the New York Times and BBC Online.
Recently, Juliet finished an exciting 10 days with the International Vocal Arts Institute (IVAI), where critics took notice. "Juliet Morris created an imperious Queen of the Night from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, one that wielded authority…It was all done with posture, gesture, and vocalism. Ms. Morris really knew what she was singing about, making every word count.” (Voce di Meche).
In July 2019, Juliet made her company debut with Vocal Productions NYC in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, singing the role of 2nd Woman, The performance was a special one night event, taking place in the rose garden behind St Johns in the Village in New York City.
In March 2019, Juliet made her company debut with Amore Opera in Meyerbeer’s Dinorah, singing the role of Goat-Herder. Previously, she was a young artist in Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance program in July 2018, covering the role of Nanetta in Verdi’s Falstaff.
In May 2017, Juliet finished her Masters in Opera Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, where she sung the roles of Suor Dolcina (Suor Angelica), Madame Herz (Der Shauspieldirektor), and the terrifying, high flying villain, The Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte) with the Butler Opera Center. She also performed in the choruses of Hansel und Gretel and The Dialogue of the Carmelites.
In 2013 and 2014, Juliet participated as a Young Artist at Franco American Vocal Academy. Highlights included singing the role of Diane in Orphée Aux Enfers, as well as making her European debut singing Ninetta in La Périchole. She also sang the role of La jeune fille in the opera Leçons de français, while working alongside composer and librettist, Isabelle Albouker.
In May 2015, Juliet graduated with her Bachelors in Vocal Performance from New York University, where she performed in operas such as Cendrillon, The Student Prince, and Night Caps.
In concert work, Juliet performed excerpts from Die Zauberflöte for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Blanton Museum Music Series, in Austin, Texas. She also performed in an original concert series titled Romance: A Celebration in Opera Scenes and Arias in New York. During this concert, she sang excerpts from Die Fledermaus, alongside other romantic and poetic pieces of music.
In addition, Juliet has placed as a semi-finalist in the international Premio Chigiana competition, a finalist (alternate) in the FAVA Grand Concourse competition, a talent scholarship from The University of Texas at Austin, and won the Excellence in Vocal Performance Award from NYU Steinhardt.
She currently resides in Brooklyn, near a reliable subway line and a great bagel shop.