Upcoming Performances:

Iolanta

This November I will be singing the role of Marta in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta. Check back soon for more information! Continue reading

Latest News:

First Prize! 2013 Osgood/dell’Arte Opera Prizes

As announced on dell’Arte’s Facebook page: “First Prize” is awarded to Alison Cheeseman “For constant commitment to the process and for consistently evolving integration of acting and singing technique. An unquestionable example of what dell’Arte Opera Ensemble is all about.” … Continue reading

Parterre Box review: L’incoronazione di Poppea

“Nobly abiding by the composer’s prescribed vocal ranges, the production featured a mezzo as Nerone, the brooding and fiery Alison Cheeseman… Looking remarkably like a young Patti Smith, Cheeseman commanded the role’s wide-ranging vocal and dramatic compass—from raging at the roadblocks Ottavia … Continue reading

James R. Oestreich/New York Times review: L’incoronazione di Poppea

“Dell’Arte serves as a training ground for rising young singers, and the vocal performances here spoke well for its efforts. Greer Davis, a soprano, was wonderful as Poppea, clear-voiced and self-possessed; Alison Taylor Cheeseman, a mezzo-soprano, was also lovely and sturdy as … Continue reading