[vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Erin Neff – Stage Director” spacer=”line_with_icon” line_height=”1″ icon=”Defaults-street-view” icon_size=”70″ icon_color=”#be1e2d”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Erin Neff returns to Island City Opera to direct Donizetti’s comedy Don Pasquale. Erin directed Rossini’s hilarious Il Signor Bruschino in Island City Opera’s inaugural 2015 season.
Erin’s most recent directorial credits include Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio for the Mendocino Music Festival, Opera Parallele’s production of Champion at SF Jazz Center and Setting the Record Straight: Salieri and Mozart Redux at San Francisco Opera’s new Wilsey Center for Opera.
Mezzo-soprano Erin Neff’s dynamic performance abilities and radiant sound is equally at home in the operatic, lied and oratorio repertoires,
Erin made her solo debut with the San Francisco Opera as Blanche in their 2000 production of Louise and since then has returned to make several appearances with the company, including productions of Rigoletto, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, Simon Boccanegra and The Marriage of Figaro. She has also sung with Berkeley Opera, Santa Rosa Symphony, West Edge Opera, Opera Parallele, Livermore Valley Opera, Composer’s Inc, North Bay Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Festival Opera, Sacramento Opera and Pacific Orchestra.
Erin also works collaboratively with multimedia artists developing installations for museums. She has worked with Artists Mike Arcega, and Lewis de Soto. Her work has been seen at the SJICA, Oakland Museum, Stanford Gallery, and Culver Center for the Arts. Last year her piece with De Soto entitled “Tahquitz” was featured in the Smithsonian Magazine, Indian.
Erin was on staff at UCSF for ten years teaching voice and now runs her own private voice studio. She has held Master classes at Stanford S[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”996″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]