Boston native, Mezzo Elisabeta Racolta is a winner of many international voice competitions, including 2018 Grand Prix of Rising Stars European competition in Latvia. An avid recitalist, Lisa sung with the Concert Festival international tours in Portugal, France and Russia, and most recently as a guest artist in Lincoln Center.
She was a 2017 winner of Women in Opera The Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award. In 2017, she was also a recipient of a merit scholarship from the FAVA William Lewis Mozart Academy, appearing as Dritte Dame & Dritter Knabe in Die Zauberflote in Salzburg, Austria. In the New England Conservatory 2016 Summer Opera Program, she appeared in the concert versions of ‘Carmen’, ‘L’Egisto’ and ‘West Side Story’. Lisa performed in Carnegie Hall five times winning early acclaim at International Music, Vocal and Concerto competitions in 2014-2016. Elisabeta will be making her big operatic appearance as Cherubino in ‘Le Nozze Di Figaro’ with Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival in Summer 2018.
A student of a renowned opera soloist Mikhail Svetlov, Elisabeta takes master classes with international opera masters. Her broad spectrum of a classical repertoire in six languages includes over 30 opera arias and art songs spanning the 16th through 21st centuries. Elisabeta is deeply invested in studying music. She is enrolling into conservatory in 2018.