Maria Alu
Soprano
New England Finalist, 2005

Maria Alu is currently a graduate student at New England Conservatory, where she has performed the roles of Calisto in Cavalli’s La Calisto, Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, The Governess in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. Before moving to Boston, the NJ native earned her Bachelor’s degree at New York University, where she appeared in several operas including The Telephone (Lucy) and The Old Maid and the Thief (Laetitia). She has also performed with the Bronx Opera and with Opera Festival of NJ. Concert appearances include the John Harbison’s Mirabai Songs with the New England Conservatory Contemporary Ensemble, the Sir Harold Acton Memorial Concert to commemorate the re-opening of Villa La Pietra in Florence, NYSTA’s Afternoon of American Song (2000), and numerous engagements with the Pennsylvania Chamber Arts Guild. On Saturday, March 12 th at 8pm, Maria will sing the role of the Fairy Godmother in Massenet’s Cendrillon at the Emerson Majestic Theater on Tremont Street.

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