(Desdemona, soprano) Hailed by Opera News as “delightful”, soprano Ashley Bell has performed as a soloist in the United States, Italy, Spain, France and Russia. In 2018, she made her Carnegie Hall debut as soprano soloist in Hadyn’s Nelson Mass and Schubert’s Mass in C, debuted as Madama Butterfly with Townsend Opera(California), performed Elle in a critically acclaimed performance of La Voix Humaine at Rioja Forum in Spain, sang Donna Anna in a sold-out performance at Bay Street Theatre, and debuted with New York City Opera singing Giovanetta and covering Fiora in L'Amore Tre Re. Other recent performances include Gilda with New Jersey Verismo Opera, Violetta in La Traviata with Mid-Atlantic Opera, Fioridligi & Donna Anna at the Narni Festival in Italy and Norina at Spain’s Rioja Forum where La Rioja called her “unstoppable in her brilliant singing and a true stage animal with her hilarious interpretation of Norina/Sofronia". Ms. Bell is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Yale University and speaks five languages fluently. Upcoming performances include Mary Warren in the Crucible with New York City Opera and Violetta in Logroño, Spain . www.ashleygalvanibell.com.