Soprano Kimberly Giordano makes her debut with MOR in the 2012 performance of The Emperor of Atlantis. Lauded for her “polished”, “sterling” and “honest performance” (Seattle Times), soprano Kimberly Giordano delights audiences with her consummate blend of elegance and emotion. Recent season highlights include her Seattle Opera debut in Elektra (Die Vertraute), conducted by Lawrence Renes and directed by Chris Alexander, and Marguerite in Faust with Tacoma Opera. Ms. Giordano’s operatic roles typify her skill of combining accomplished musicianship with nuanced dramatic portrayals, including the principal roles of Micaëla in Carmen, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Rose in Street Scene and the title role in Hansel and Gretel. She has appeared with a wide range of companies, including Tacoma Opera, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Aspen Opera Theater Center, Bellevue Opera and NOISE. Ms. Giordano was a finalist in the inaugural Irene Dalis Competition, The American Prize (Art Song Division), the Vera Scammon SOS Competition, the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle Award-Tour Competition and a semi-finalist in the Joy in Singing Competition.