American - Israeli Soprano Danielle Bavli is a native of New York City and grew up singing in the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus. During the 2020-2021 season, Ms. Bavli performed Norina in Pacific Northwest Opera's virtual production of Don Pasquale and will partake in the Savannah Voice Festival as a Milnes Studio Artist. In the 2019-2020 season, Ms. Bavli performed the role of Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale with Boston Conservatory Opera and was seen in the ensembles of Odyssey Opera's performance of Saint-Saëns' Henry VIII and Boston Opera Collaborative's production of Don Giovanni. In the summer of 2020, she returned to Opera NEO as a Studio Artist to make her role debut as Königin der Nacht in a virtual production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and performed in the Brevard Janiec Opera Company's virtual production of Zoom Speed Dating Tonight.
During the 2018-2019 season, Ms. Bavli performed the role of L'Eternita and covered the role of Calisto in Cavalli's La Calisto with Opera NEO, performed the role of Soprano 1 in Glass’s Hydrogen Jukebox with Boston Conservatory Opera, and performed in the chorus of Odyssey Opera’s production of Gounod’s La reine de saba. Past roles include Cunegonde (cover) in Bernstein’s Candide and Street Singer in Bernstein’s Mass with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center, as well as Stephanie in Heggie’s To Hell and Back, Amy March in Adamo’s Little Women, and Carey in Ching’s Speed Dating Tonight! with Vanderbilt Opera Theatre.
Ms. Bavli was the first place winner in the vocal division of the 2019 Music Worcester Young Artist Competition, was featured on a 2018 WQXR Young Artist’s Showcase, and is a recipient of an Emerging Talent Award from the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition. She has been a semi-finalist in the Orpheus Vocal Competition and the Camille Coloratura Awards. She has been a Studio Artist with Opera NEO, performed with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center, and has performed in the College Light Opera Company. She has also performed with the Vancouver International Song Institute and SongFest.
Ms. Bavli received her Master of Music in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance and a minor in Psychology from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, where she was a recipient of the Michelson Award for Collaborative Arts, and the Robin Nell Dickerson Award given to an outstanding voice major for excellence in performance and scholarship.