Praised for her “radiant soprano” and “outstanding dramatic presence,” Meredith Lustig has established herself as an artist of great versatility and sophistication. Favorite roles include: Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire (Opera Company Middlebury), Gianetta in L’Elisir D’Amore, Cephisia Orpheus (New York City Opera), Eurydice Orpheus in the Underworld (Virginia Opera), Fiona Brigadoon (Gulfshore Opera), Megan The Whole Truth (American Modern Ensemble), Musetta La Bohéme (Syracuse Opera). Papagena Magic Flute, Zina Dark Sisters, Carolina Il Matrimonio Segreto, Clorinda Cenerentola (Pittsburgh Opera); Daisy The Great Gatsby (Aspen Opera Theater), and Bella An American Tragedy (Glimmerglass).
She has held residence at the Ravinia Steans Institute, Caramoor, New York Festival of Song, Town Hall Theatre, Glimmerglass, and Pittsburgh Opera. Symphonic appearances include Bernstein’s Mass (Philadelphia Orchestra), Carmina Burana (Erie Philharmonic), Serenade to Music (Chicago Symphony), and as a headliner for the Dallas Symphony and Detroit Symphony. Other summer appearances include Candide with the Philadelphia Orchestra and a return to the Ravinia Festival to reprise her role in Bernstein’s Mass with conductor Marin Alsop.