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(As Tisbe) Miller has a powerful and versatile voice, singing both bel canto and Wagnerian roles successfully.Jane Rosenberg, Seen and Heard International
American mezzo soprano, Ronnita Miller, joins the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper Berlin at the beginning of the 2013-14 Season, and makes her house debut with the roles of Flosshilde Das Rheingold, Grimgerde Die Walkure and First Norn Gotterdammerung, Fenena Nabucco soon follows, after which she travels to the US to appear as Mistress Quickly Falstaff. She returns to Berlin for Third Lady Die Zauberflöte and debuts as Jenufa Frau des Dorfrichters before she appears as Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro, Mama Lucia Cavalleria Rusticana and Anna Les Troyens. Responding to a return invitation from Cincinnati’s May Festival, the artist sings Mahler’s Eighth Symphony and The Ordering of Moses which is also presented at Carnegie Hall.
Recent successes include role debuts as Mary Der Fliegende Höllander, Tisbe La Cenerentola, Fillippevna Eugene Onegin, Gertrude Roméo et Juliette and Florence Pike Albert Herring at Los Angeles Opera; at Ravinia Festival she sang Third Lady with Chicago Symphony Orchestra and James Conlon; she also appeared as Erda and First Norn in San Francisco Opera’s new production of Der Ring des Nibelungen directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by Donald Runnicles, and sang First Norn at the Metropolitan Opera under the baton of Fabio Luisi in the new production of The Ring by Robert Lepage.
A Florida native, Ronnita Miller received her Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, and graduated from the prestigious Juilliard Opera School before spending two years in the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program at Los Angeles Opera. She made her company debut as La Badessa Suor Angelica in 2008 before joining the cast of Joachim Freyer’s controversial production of Der Ring des Nibelungen in the roles of Schwertleite and Flosshilde while additionally covering Erda. She won further acclaim during her tenure in the program on the main stage in roles of Berta Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro.
At Juilliard, she appeared as Háta The Bartered Bride, Maman L’enfant et les sortilèges, Hippolyta A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dido Dido and Aeneas; as a member of San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program in 2005 she sang Tisbe and the Old Prioress Dialogues of the Carmelites in concert. The following year as a Filene Young Artist with the eminent Wolf Trap Opera Company, she appeared as Ascalax in the North American premiere of Telemann’s Orpheus and Ragonde Le Comte Ory.
Other roles in Miss Miller’s repertoire include Azucena Il Trovatore and Ulrika Un Ballo in Maschera, both in preparation.
This outstanding artist is the recipient of many awards, scholarships and prizes. While attending the prestigious Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California, she won the Marilyn Horne Song Competition, an honour that culminated in their joint New York recital in 2010. She won the University of Miami recital competition and presented a recital at the Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria.
Concert appearances include Mozart’s Requiem with New York Symphonic Ensemble at Alice Tully Hall, and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at Carnegie Hall with Orchestra of St. Luke’s.
Forthcoming appearances include Mistress Quickly Falstaff at Los Angeles Opera. In Season 2013-14, Miss Miller joins the permanent company at Deutsche Oper Berlin to sing principal roles.
Falstaff, Los Angeles Opera
Ronnita Nicole Miller, however, is the model. She does not overdo the comedy of Mistress Quickly and instead lets her increasingly impressive creamy mezzo do it for her. Having come up through the ranks of L.A. Opera, she gets better with each appearance.Mark Swed, LA Times
LA Opera’s own Ronnita Nicole Miller as Mistress Quickly was a knockout as her character deftly led Falstaff into a plot to expose his lies.Georja Umano, LASplash
Florida mezzo Ronnita Nicole Miller scored yet another success as Dame Quickly.Opera Warhorses
Albert Herring, Los Angeles Opera
Ronnita Nicole Miller’s droll Florence comes close to stealing the show.Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times
Curran gets involved and well-timed performances from many in the cast including Ronnia Nicole Miller as Florence Pike.Brian, Out West Arts
All cast members are exceptional including […] the housekeeper (Ronnita Nicole Miller’s Florence Pike).Christie Grimstad, ConcertoNet
Those surrounding him (Alek Shrader), pillars of the community all, made striking figures: Ronnita Nicole Miller, she of the velvety mezzo as housekeeper Florence Pike.Donna Perlmutter, BlogDownTown
Romeo et Juliette, Los Angeles Opera
Ronnita Nicole Miller’s soft and conservatively comforting voice makes a wonderful Gertrude.Christie Grimstad, ConcertoNet
Ronnita Nicole Miller was Juliet’s resounding nurse.Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times
Mezzo-soprano Ronnita Nicole Miller (the Nurse) displayed a rare richness and depth of tone.Carol Jean Delmar, Jean Opera Theater Ink
Eugene Onegin, Los Angeles Opera
And speaking of local favorites, how about the great Ronnita Nicole Miller who turns in another wonderful performance here as Filipievna.Brian, Out West Arts
Ronnita Nicole Miller -- a young American singer with a rich mezzo who has done several small roles with the company -- as Filipievna, Tatiana’s nurse.Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times
Ronnita Nicole Miller’s Filipievna personifies comfort, peace and stability which is pleasingly supported by her smoky and nurturing mezzo voice.Christie Grimstad, ConcertoNet
Christie Grimstad, ConcertoNet
The mezzo-soprano Ronnita Miller brought a rich voice and noble phrasing to the role of the fateful earth goddess, Erda.Anthony Tommasini, New York Times
On the female side, Ronnita Miller was an impressively earthy Erda.Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times
Ronnita Miller is radiant as Erda.Howard Kissel, The Huffington Post
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