Amanda Crider (Carmen)

Praised for her “focused golden toned voice,” American mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider (who plays the lead role of Carmen in PMMF's 2018 Carmen production) is quickly gaining recognition for her extraordinary musicality and assured dramatic presence. Upcoming in the 2017-2018 season, Ms. Crider will make her Los Angeles Opera debut as Alma in Persona, sing Angelina in Cenerentola with Opera Orlando, return to Apollo's Fire for Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, appear as mezzo soloist with Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Messiah, and join Seraphic Fire for her seventh season.