Mezzo soprano Rebecca Sacks is known for her dynamic stage presence, smart musicality, and stylistic versatility. She performs opera and concert repertoire in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California. Favorite roles have included Dorabella in Così fan Tutte (Mozart), the title role in El Gato con Botas (Montsalvatge), Sesto in Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Händel), and Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Equally comfortable in concert repertoire, Ms. Sacks has performed as an alto soloist in the Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Monteverdi's Vespro della beata Vergine, Saint-Saëns' Christmas Oratorio, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and the Vivaldi Gloria.
This year, Ms. Sacks was a semi-finalist at the James M. Collier Young Artist Competition in San Francisco and a finalist in the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Competition. In 2014, she was an encouragement award winner at the Oregon District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions and first place winner in the Oregon district level of the Classical Singer Competition.She was a four year recipient of a performance scholarship at Stanford University and won second place at the National Opera Association Collegiate Scenes competition while a student at the University of Oregon.
Rebecca is a member of the Portland Opera Chorus and currently studies with Ruth Dobson.