Megan Pachecano‘s recent performances include Valencienne (The Merry Widow) and Farinelli’s Trainer (Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera) with Opera Saratoga, Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos) with Austin Opera, Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte) with LoftOpera, and Anne Page (Sir John in Love) with Odyssey Opera. Other role highlights are Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Norina (Don Pasquale), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Cunegonde (Candide), and Cinderella (Into the Woods). She has sung with the Metropolitan Opera, Caramoor International Music Festival, Opera New Jersey, Salt Marsh Opera, Opera Company of Middlebury, St. Petersburg Opera, Opera in Williamsburg, New Rochelle Opera, Opera Theater of Connecticut at the Sanibel Music Festival, and Orchestra of New Spain at the Soluna Festival. She will next perform the role of Frasquita in Carmen with the Helena Symphony and makes her Hong Kong debut with Musica Viva in their soon-to-be-announced season.
Ms. Pachecano has been a soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Israel in Egypt, Samson, Jephtha, and Saul, Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, Coronation Mass, Requiem, and Exsultate, jubilate, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Little Organ Mass, Ravel’s Shéhérazade, and Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 singing with the Helena Symphony, Wheeling Symphony, Astoria Symphony Orchestra, Mid-Texas Symphony, Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, Ad Astra Music Festival, and Westminster Choral Festival. She was a soloist on the Naxos recording American Choral Music and created the role of Elizabeth on the cast album of Melillo’s Son of the Storm. She presented a solo cabaret recital with the Odeon Theater’s concert series and was a Guest Artist at Colorado State University, performing a duet art song recital entitled The Tides of Love.
Ms. Pachecano holds a bachelor’s degree in voice performance from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in classical voice from Manhattan School of Music.