SMITH SANG WITH BREATHTAKING, TEAR-JERKING EMPATHY
Devony Smith, mezzo-soprano, hails from Watsonville, California and is currently based in Vienna, Austria. The 19-20 season contained a variety of debuts for Devony. In the Fall of 2019, she appeared with Brooklyn Art Song Society, performing Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne. Shortly after, she was a soloist in Mahler’s Symphony no.4 with the Colburn Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Yehuda Gilad.
In the Winter of 2019, Devony was a featured recitalist with the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts. Her appearances in the early 2020 season included a fully staged production of Dichterliebe with the New Orchestra of Washington. In the 20-21 season, Devony will create the role of the Lover in Kate Soper’s new opera The Romance of the Rose and have her debut as Maddalena with Boheme Jersey Opera in Verdi’s Rigoletto.