American soprano, Molly Dunn, is gaining recognition for her full lyric voice and striking stage presence. In the 2021 season, Ms. Dunn made her debut as La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro with the International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia, in Morelia, Mexico under the baton of Maestro Jorge Parodi. She also performed scenes as Mimì from La bohème with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán in the Morelia Opera Gala. To complete this season, Ms. Dunn will be performing Violetta in La Traviata and Mimì in La bohème with Stoop Opera, a company whose mission is to provide accessible opera to the streets of Jersey City. A true crossover performer, Ms. Dunn began her performing career in musical theatre with credits such as: Amalia Balash in She Loves Me, Rosa Bud in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Johanna u/s in Sweeney Todd, Babette in Beauty and the Beast, and Carlotta u/s in Maury Yeston’s Phantom. She was a Finalist and Special Award Winner in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition. She is a winner of the 2019 Vienna Summer Music Festival Competition and made her international debut as Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica at the Wiener Kammeroper in Vienna, Austria under the baton of Maestro Keith Chambers. Ms. Dunn is also the Founder and Artistic Director of LUX Performing Arts.
ZOMBIE OPERA MASK-ERADE
This Halloween, opera has risen from the grave.
ZOMBIE OPERA MASK-ERADE
Saturday, October 31st, 6:30pm
Jersey Ave and 7th St.
Donations made to this event will go directly toward the LUX Performing Arts Scholarship Fund, ensuring that any students can have access to a quality performing arts education regardless of their socio-economic background.
VIRUAL GRAND OPENING: NIMBUS ARTS CENTER
Molly was honored to represent her school, LUX Performing Arts at the opening of NIMBUS ARTS CENTER. Founded in 2005 by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, Nimbus has grown from a small group of dancers, producing low-budget performances in libraries and church basements to become the largest arts organization in Jersey City and one of the largest contemporary dance organizations in New Jersey.
September 12, 2020 at 7:00pm
Molly couldn't be more excited to sing Mimì in La Bohème with the International Summer Music Festival of Morelia in Morelia, Mexico. Directed by Ragnar Conde and conducted by Abdiel Vasquez..
July 25th & 26th, 2020
Due to COVID-19, these performances were cancelled.
MIAMI MUSIC FESTIVAL, AT SEA!
Molly is joining the Miami Music Festival for the 2020 Musical Extravaganza at Sea! Joined by amazing talent from around the world, Molly will be presenting concerts in both opera and musical theatre.
The Celebrity EDGE
January 12th-19th, 2020
THREE ON 3 MUSIC: LAUREN FLANIGAN HOSTS HARLEM'S DIVAS AND DIVOS
Molly will perform with the Music and Mentoring House as part of the Three on 3 Music Series. Led by international acclaimed soprano, Lauren Flanigan.
Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church
12 Mt Morris Park W, New York, New York 10027
Sunday, November 17th 2019
Molly will be making her Vienna debut as Suor Angelica at the Wiener Kammeroper on June 15, 2019. Be sure to check out this modern production set in a prison, directed by Vincent Connor and conducted by Keith Chambers.
1010 Wien, Austria
Saturday, June 15th, 2pm
MOLLY DUNN, AN EVENING OF OPERA
Join us for An Evening of Opera with Soprano, Molly Dunn and pianist, Bill Lewis.
Village West Gallery is graciously hosting this concert as part of their closing weekend of the group show, "Wherefore Art."
All ticket sales and donations go towards Molly's training and are greatly appreciated.
Doors open at 6:30. Concert begins at 7pm.
WINNER! VIENNA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Molly was thrilled to be a finalist and winner in the Vienna Summer Music Festival, Voice Competition.
She won a scholarship to study and perform in Vienna this summer.
She will be singing the title role in Suor Angelica.
MOSAIC: A CONCERT AT MIDDLE CHURCH
This is the two year anniversary of the Mosaic concert series. This concert series is called Mosaic because the world and our lives can sometimes feel fractured or broken. But as we come together and center ourselves in Spirit through music and the arts, our beauty and strength is fierce.
Mosaic was started after the 2016 election by Middle Church member, Matthew Johnson Harris, to raise money for non-profits who are working for people marginalized by the current administration. Past concerts have raised money for our Muslim, LGBTQ and Black Lives Matter partners and allies.
Molly is honored to be part of this concert series! Please join us for this special and uplifting concert!
Molly is joining the company and covering the role of Carlotta in PHANTOM at The Fireside Theatre.
December 29th, 2017- February 18th, 2018
Director: Ed Flesch
Music Director: Mary Ehlinger
Choreographer: Kate Swan
KELLI O'HARA MASTERCLASS
Molly was chosen to perform in Tony winner, Kelli O'Hara's Masterclass I Hope I Get It: Inside The Audition Process at New York City Center.
Monday, November 6th 2017 at 6:30pm
Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio
MOLLY DUNN, IN CONCERT!
Join us for Molly Dunn's debut solo concert, celebrating everything from classical opera to contemporary Broadway music.
Composers include Ricky Ian Gordon, Jason Robert Brown, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Puccini and more. Guest performers and high notes will be expected!
Saturday, November 18th
Doors open at 7pm. Concert begins at 8pm.
Transmission, 150 Bay St., Jersey City, NJ 07302
LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION PRIZEWINNER
Molly was thrilled to take home the Special Award in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition. Judges included Rob Berman, Anne Bogart, & Shuler Hensley, and the guest of honor was the legendary Teresa Stratas.
“No vocal contest better targets today’s total-package talents.” — Opera News
THE 2017 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION
Molly is a finalist in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition. She performed for Tony Award-winning music director, Ted Sperling as a semifinalist and will be competing in the finals at Eastman School of Music on April 22nd. "More than a vocal competition, the Lotte Lenya Competition recognizes talented young singer/actors who are dramatically and musically convincing in wide-ranging theatrical repertoire, with a focus on the works of Kurt Weill."