Cheri Rose Katz

Cheri Rose Katz

The acclaimed artist Cheri Rose Katz is A Renowned Opera Singer, ASCAP Singer-Songwriter, Recording and Voice-Over Artist, Executive Producer, Repertoire Coach/Teacher, Artistic Advisor, and Innovator in the Music and Entertainment Industry.

For over two decades, Katz has mesmerized audiences worldwide as a Renowned Opera Singer, enchanting listeners with her powerful and expressive performances. Her illustrious career has taken her to the grandest stages internationally, captivating hearts and minds with each note she delivers. With a voice hailed for its "beauty of tone and stylish musicality," Cheri Rose Katz has carved a remarkable path in opera. The prestigious Deutsche Oper Berlin recognized her outstanding talent, inviting her to grace their stage as a soloist in over one hundred spellbinding performances of iconic Verdi and Wagner roles. Her captivating performances earned her well-deserved acclaim, establishing her as a force to be reckoned with in the opera world.

She has also graced the screens and airwaves of international television and radio broadcasts, enchanting audiences on ZDF, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Deutschlandradio Kultur, RAI, La Clásica, HJCK, and The CBS Sunday Morning Show, further extending her reach and influence as a musical luminary.

Notably, Katz's prodigious talent caught the attention of the legendary conductor/composer seen in the famous film"The Godfather" Anton Coppola, a luminary in his own right( Uncle of Francis Ford Coppola), selected and meticulously crafted a role and music for Ms. Katz in his world premiere of "La Coupe et les lèvres." Enamored by her artistry, the New York press hailed her as "the polished mezzo-soprano," further solidifying her status as a true musical gem.

Katz's captivating voice has resonated internationally, enchanting audiences in some of the world's most revered venues. From the Berlin Philharmonie to the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, under the baton of Christian Thielemann, her performances have graced the stages of Teatro Reggio Emilia in Italy, iconic venues in Portugal, Spain, Austria, and the illustrious stages of Paris.

Her artistry has received glowing praise from critics and audiences alike. El Vocero applauded her as "Cheri Rose Katz displayed a rich voice of dark, majestic timbre and deep sonority. The long musical phrases, constructed with great skill and excellent articulation, were very organic," a testament to the profound emotional depth and impeccable artistry she brings to each performance.

Cheri Rose Katz's exceptional vocal talents have been acknowledged and honored with numerous prestigious awards. She has garnered widespread recognition for her excellent abilities as a prize-winner of multiple international competitions, including The Opera Foundation, Wagner Award, and Metropolitan Opera Guild Encouragement Award. Furthermore, Ms. Katz has received esteemed grants from the Gerda Lissner Foundation on five occasions, a testament to her continued dedication to excellence and her unwavering commitment to the art of music. She has also won the highly prestigious Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition, solidifying her place among the musical elite.

Beyond her incredible vocal talents, Katz's creativity knows no bounds. As an ASCAP Singer-Songwriter, she has artfully crafted soul-stirring compositions that resonate with listeners profoundly, deeply move and resonate with audiences on a profound emotional level. Her versatility as a recording and voice-over artist further showcases her ability to immerse herself in diverse musical landscapes, as Katz's talents transcend the boundaries of classical music as she effortlessly moves between genres with grace and finesse. From jazz to folk, she seamlessly embraces the diverse landscape of music, demonstrating her versatility as a consummate artist. Her remarkable achievements have earned her well-deserved recognition on esteemed music labels. Her mesmerizing performances can be enjoyed on Naxos and Weltfarben Musik Label, showcasing her artistry on a global stage.

Enrichetta, I Puritani, Deutsche Oper Berlin

Awards & Honors

Gerda Lissner Foundation, Career Grant
2008, 2006, 2005, 2004


The American Berlin Opera Foundation, Scholarship Winner

Palm Beach Opera, Finalist, Advanced Division

Gerda Lissner Foundation, Encouragement Award Winner

Opera of the Hamptons, Young Artist Winner

MacAllister Awards, NYC Regional Winner

National Society of Arts and Letters Competition, NJ 2nd Place Winner

Palm Beach Opera, Finalist, Junior Division
1996, 1997

Florida Grand Opera, Young Patronesses of the Opera, Semi-Finalist

Opera Experience

MomelehRecording Artist/ TourWELTFARBEN MUSIK , 2022 -2024
Rossini-Petite Messe Solennellealto soloistUnited Kingdom-Aylesbury Choral Society, 2022
Carmen and Samson and DelilahsoloistSomerset Symphony Orchestra, 2021
NormaAdalgisaOpera Classica Europa
Verdi RequiemMezzo Soprano SoloistLondon
NabuccoFenenaOpera Classica Europa,
Mahler, Das Lied von der ErdeAlto soloistMiami, FL, Thomas Sleeper, Conductor,
Der “Ring in 100 MinutenErda,Fricka,FlosshildeRundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
La Forza Del DestinoPreziosillaOpera Classica Europa
Der Ring in 100 Minuten,Broadcast on Deutschland Radio KulturErda,Fricka,FlosshildeRSB, Berlin
Der “Ring” in 100 MinutenErda/Flosshilde/FrickaRundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin,
Verdi RequiemMezzo Soprano SoloistKingfisher Sinfonietta
World Premiere, Bellardo-Missa De Profunctis RequiemMezzo SoloistNewtown Chamber Orchestra
Alexander NevskyMezzo SoloistMobile Symphony Orchestra,Scott Speck,
Das Rheingold, Siegfried,GötterdämmerungErda, WaltrauteTheatre of Saint-Quentin-in-Yvelines,Porto, Teatro Reggio Emilia
Die WalkureSoloistRiverside Symphony, NYC
Carmen, Dalila,Azucenamezzo soloistConcerto Arts in Germany and Italy
LA COUPE ET LES LEVRES- World PremiereMonaA Transformation of Puccini’s Edgar, by Anton Coppola
ElecktraKlytemenestraFestival Iberoamericano
FaustMartheOpera Tampa
Call for ChristineCelebrity JudgePhoenix Symphony
Alexander Nevsky, Cantata for mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra, Op 78mezzo soloistOrquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico
Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleAlto SolistCoro lirico
MessiahAlto soloistManger Square, Bethlehem, Israel
Carmen, Samson et Dalila, La FavoritaMezzo SoloistSt.George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem
MessiahAlto soloistSt. Timothy United Methodist Church, Mandeville, Louisiana
RigolettoMaddalenaOpera Greensboro
AidaAmnerisOpera Internationale
Rigoletto,Carmen,Cavalleria Rusticana,(concert)Maddalena,Carmen,SantuzzaMusica(Kassel,Germany)
Un Ballo In MascheraUlrica(cover)Deutsche Oper Berlin
AidaAmneris(cover)Deutsche Oper Berlin
Manon LescautMusicoDeutsche Oper Berlin
Il Trittico(premiere)Frugola,CiescaDeutsche Oper Berlin
FaustMartheDeutsche Oper Berlin
La TraviataAnninaDeutsche Oper Berlin
Andrea ChenierLa ContessaDeutsche Oper Berlin
La Forza del DestinoCurra/Preziosilla(Cover)Deutsche Oper Berlin
Die ZauberflöteDritte DameDeutsche Oper Berlin
AidaAmnerisOpera Internationale
I PuritaniEnrichettaDeutsche Oper Berlin
LuluKunstgewerblerinDeutsche Oper Berlin
Die WalküreRossweißeDeutsche Oper Berlin
Das RheingoldFloßhilde, Erda(Cover)Deutsche Oper Berlin
Die Frau Ohne SchattenStimme Von ObenDeutsche Oper Berlin
SalomePageDeutsche Oper Berlin
Die ZauberflöteDritte DameDeutsche Oper Berlin
La TraviataAnninaDeutsche Oper Berlin
Il TrovatoreAzucena (cover)Deutsche Oper Berlin
Die GötterdämmerungFloßhildeDeutsche Oper Berlin
La TraviataFloraOpera of the Hamptons
Cavalleria RusticanaLolaOpera of the Hamptons
ZanettoZanettoNew Jersey Association of Verismo
RigolettoMaddalenaNew Jersey Association of Verismo Opera
Cavalleria RusticanaSantuzzaOpera International
A Hand of BridgeSallySarasota Opera

Concert Work

recitals and concerts 20017-2023 soloist New Jersey and New York, 2017
Afternoon of Opera Favorites Soloist, Carmen,Dalila, Eboli,Lady Macbeth,Azucena Recital at Temple Beth Shalom
Opera Favorites Soloist, Carmen,Dalila, Eboli,Lady Macbeth,Azucena Berlin, Germany,Concert
Il Tabarro Giorgetta Brooklyn Performing Arts Center
Messiah Alto Soloist Miami
Messiah Alto Soloist The Presbyterian Church
Songs from Anton Rubenstein Mezzo soloist Jewish Heritage Museum
Strauss lieder Mezzo soloist Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra
Ernani(Philharmonic) Giovanna Deutsche Oper Berlin
Die Walküre Rossweiße Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
The Unknown Mascagni soloist Roosevelt Arts Project
Weihnachts-Oratorium Alto The German School of NY & D.C
Carmen,Cavalleria Rusticana Carmen, Santuzza Opera International w/Antonietta Stella,Italy
Gala Concert for Licia Albanese soloist Opera International/RichardsonAuditorium
Beethoven Mass in C Major Alto Soloist University of Miami

Opera Repertoire

I Puritani Enrichetta Bellini
Norma Adalgisa Bellini
Lulu Kunstgewerblerin Berg
Carmen Carmen Bizet
Adriana LeCouvreur Principessa Cilea
La Favorita Leonora Donizetti
Cavalleria Rusticana Santuzza/Lola Mascagni
Zanetto Zanetto Mascagni
Die Zauberflöte Dritte Dame Mozart
La Gioconda Laura/La Cieca Ponchielli
Il Trittico Frugola, Ciesca Puccini
Il Trittico Giorgetta,Zita, Principessa Puccini
Samson et Dalila Dalila Saint-Saens
Die Frau Ohne Schatten Stimme von Oben Strauss
Elektra Klytämnestra, first maid Strauss
Salome Page,Herodias Strauss
Pique Dame Pauline Tchaikovsky
Aida Amneris Verdi
Don Carlo Eboli Verdi
Il Trovatore Azucena Verdi
La Forza del Destino Preziosilla Verdi
La Traviata Annina/Flora Verdi
Nabucco Fenena Verdi
Rigoletto Maddalena Verdi
Un Ballo in Maschera Ulrica Verdi
Das Rheingold Floßhilde/Erda, *Fricka Wagner
Der Fliegende Holländer Mary Wagner
Die Götterdämmerung Floßhilde, Waltraute, Norn 1 or 2 Wagner
Die Walküre Rossweiße,Schwertleite,Grimgerde,Fricka Wagner
Lohengrin Ortrud Wagner
Parsifal Kundry Wagner
Siegfried Erda Wagner
Tannhäuser Venus Wagner
Tristan und Isolde Brangäne Wagner

Young Artists Programs

Sarasota Opera, Apprentice Program, 1998

Central City Opera, Studio Artist, 1997


Salzburg, Austria, University of Miami, 1998
BM, University of Miami, ’92-’95, Berklee College of Music and SNHU( Music Business- MBA, 2023. VOICE-Ira Siff ,CONDUCTORS- Renato Palumbo, Ulf Schirmer, Christian Thielemann, Jun Märkl, Fredric Chaslin. .DIRECTORS- Jasmin Solfaghari, James Marvel, Frank Gentilesca, Stephanie Sundine.