Highlights from past performances
Mamma Mia!, Tanya
Hillbarn Theater Company, Foster City
April - May 2019
ABBA hits tell the story of a young girl in search of her father. She brings three men from her mother's past to their Greek island on the eve of her wedding in hopes of identifying whom will admit the role of her birth father and walk her down the aisle. This show is sure to get you laughing hard and dancing in the aisles with this spectacular cast! Friendship, love, and so much more!
Tickets here!: https://www.hillbarntheatre.org/2018-19-season/mamma-mia/
Hot Rhythm Nights, Gloria Estefan
California Great America Theme Park
Spice, salsa and everything nice fires up nightly audiences at Great America theme park in Santa Clara, CA with a new adaptation of Broadway's On Your Feet designed just for our town! Bring your salsa shoes and get ready to dance with whomever you can get your hands on!
Cabaret Series, Guest Artist
Fresno Grand/Townsend Opera & Congregation Beth Shalom
November, 2016 - 2020
Sex. Romance. Flirtation. Seduction. Christine will bring it all during this fun exposé of classic arias, duets, and much more, equally enticing by her fabulous accompanist, Elizabeth Neff.
Tickets/info here: http://fresnograndopera.org/season/cabaret-series-christine-capsuto-soprano/
Barber of Seville, Rosina
Opera San José/Starting Arts outreach, San José, CA
September - December 2016
Rossini's "comedia buffa" is sure to delight children of all ages, and will be a great way to share music with growing generations! Outreach performances will take place in various schools across many disctricts, encouraging students to stay in school and music, and hopefully boost their confidence by working with professional teaching artists.
More info found here: http://www.operasj.org/educationcommunity/k-12-education/programs/one-act-touring-opera-the-barber-of-seville/
Chicago, Velma Kelly
Woodminster Theater Company, Oakland, CA
July - August 14, 2016
Husband-killers Velma and Roxie pair up after a rough beginning when their criminal lawyer, Billy Flynn, gets them the "glam and glitz" of their dreams. Satire, sarcasm, and sex accompanied by precise, flashy vaudeville dance numbers - this is a show you won't want to miss!
More info found here: www.woodminster.com/
Le nozze di Figaro, Contessa Almaviva
Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Waimea, HI
June - July, 2016
Mozart's comedic, yet dramatically powerful classic is being produced on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii, and I'm honored to join the company as Countessa Almaviva! I am honored to join the company as a Professional Fellow as I do my first ...Figaro! Directed by Catherine Turocy and conducted by Maestro James Richman.
More info found here: http://www.hawaiiperformingartsfestival.org
In Concert with Christine Capsuto & Elizabeth Neff
Woman's Club, San Jose
Thursday, May 26th, 2016 at 7:00pm
As the proud recipient of a Professional Fellowship with Hawaii Performing Arts Festival this Summer, 2016, Christine will host a fundaraising/"pay what you can" concert at the San Jose Woman's Club. Join us for romantic, saucy, and hilarious arias (and surprise closing duet) in a comfortable, relaxing setting in an effort to raise money for Hawaii!
More info here: http://www.sjwomansclub.org/events.html
Carmen, Frasquita (Micaela cover)
Opera San Jose, San Jose
January - February 2016
What a treat this production will be! Don't miss this beautifully sexy adaptation of Bizet's Carmen directed by Layna Chianakas!
Aditional details found here: http://www.operasj.org/tickets/2015-2016-season/carmen/
West Bay Opera, Palo Alto
September - October 2015
I am honored to finally portray the graceful 'Gilda' in one of Verdi's masterpieces! Don't miss this gem at the beautiful Lucie Stern Theater in Palo Alto directed by David Ostwald and conducted by the talented Michel Singher!
Future info can be found here: http://www.westbayopera.org/index.html
Concert Series: Moldaw Residences, EBOL Recital, and Opera! Remix tour, Guest Artist
Moldaw Residences, Palo Alto; Zion Lutheran Church, Piedmont; Modesto/Fresno tour
September 4th - 16th, 2015
MOLDAW: Elizabeth and Christine are back at it again, this time for the senior living facilities in Palo Alto! Everything from opera to Broadway, folk to national anthem will be performed for a fun group of spunky community members! Don't miss this fun! Info found here: http://moldaw.org/index.htm
EBOL RECITAL: As the 4th place winner of the EBOL competition, I am overjoyed to be doing a recital with the talented Mr. Alex Katsman at the Zion Lutheran Church in Piedmont! Many opera arias and musical theater selections to come! Info found here: http://www.eastbayoperaleague.org
OPERA! REMIX TOUR: Townsend & Fresno Opera will have a variety of artists singing everything from classics to R&B - opera singer style! This will be a great "night on the town" kind of evening with laughter, drama, and much more! Info found here: http://townsendopera.com/blog/2015/08/06/townsend-opera-announces-cast-for-opera-remix-opera-meets-classic-rock/
A Little Night Music, Mrs. Nordstrom
American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco
April - June 2015
Gorgeous melodies and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's musical will entice audiences in this all-new, imaginative production at ACT's The Strand Theater in San Francisco. A story of love, scandal and infidelity, this adaptation is sure to tickle the senses.
Tickets here!: http://www.act-sf.org/home/box_office/mainstage/a_little_night_music.html
E'lisir d'amore, Adina
West Bay Opera Outreach
January - May 2015
Thrilled to add a new addition to her rep, Christine premieres the role of "Adina" in West Bay Oper'a educational tour of Elixir of Love! Come support our youth as we bring your local schools a condensed version of this adorable love story for even the youngest at heart to understand.
More info on this wonderful program here: http://www.westbayopera.org/opera-in-the-schools.html
La boheme, Musetta
San Francisco Opera Outreach, Teaching Artist
August - December 2014
Seemingly unable to escape this role, Christine returns as "Musetta" - but this time in English! The San Francisco Opera Guild supports our youth by bringing your local schools a condensed version of La Boheme for even the youngest at heart to understand. Kids learn the importance/beauty of music and opera, and even get to star in lead roles!
More info on this wonderful program here: http://sfopera.com/Opera-Guild/Education-Programs.aspx.
Saint Paul Towers
Concert Series Artist
November - December, 2014 @ 7:00pm
The duo is back! Pianist Devyn Noriel will accompany soprano Christine Capsuto in an evening of romantic arias, dramatic art song, and hilarious Broadway showtunes! You won't want to miss this one, folks!
More details on this event will be posted here in November:
Congregation Beth Shalom
September 21st, 2014 @ 3:00pm
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon of arias, duets, and much more! Alongside mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich and accompanist Susie Fong, we guarantee to impress! Relaxing afternoon tea and after-concert BBQ party to follow the performance at the home of Mayor Garrad & Dallas Marsh.
Purchase tickets here: http://www.cbsmodesto.org/concerts.php
La bohéme, Musetta
West Edge Opera
July - August 2014
Reliving the role she just did earlier this year, Christine returns to the stage as "Musetta" in Puccini's beautiful masterpiece, La Boheme! Directed by the incredibly talented Mark Streshinsky!
Meet our cast, sneak-peek photos, read reviews, purchase tickets and more: www.westedgeopera.com.
La boheme, Musetta
Townsend Opera Company
January - February 2014
Gorgeous music, costumes, sets, and a stunning adaptation by Mark Stresinsky to boot - what more could you desire? The talented cast and creative team are guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and get lost in the romantic time of Bohemia.
Come see this production: http://townsendopera.com/season/past-seasons/la-boheme/
Hansel & Gretel, Dew Fairy
Opera San Jose
Shooting canons...layers and layers of gorgeous fabric...leaps and arm flourishes everywhere...a nymph-like wig and makeup splashed to perfection...Christine Capsuto graces the stage as the "Dew Fairy" in Humperdinck's hilarious and touching Hansel & Gretel at Opera San Jose! Don't miss this fantastic production, sung in English and staged by Layna Chianakas!
Information and tickets sold here: operasj.org
Die Zauberflöte, Queen of the Night
Center Stage Opera
Sung in German with goofy English dialgoue inserts, don't miss this production of Mozart's comical and dramatic The Magic Flute! Miss Capsuto will star as the powerful "Queen of the Night" and leave you on the edge of your seat in terror! Don't miss this show!
Information found here: https://centerstageopera.org/
Otello, Desdemona (Cover)
Utah Festival Opera
May - August 2013
An exquisite cast and creative team brings Verdi's gorgeous and dramatic Otello to life at Utah Festival Opera as Christine covers the fabulous lead role, Desdemona!
Don't forget about our other shows: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator Cover), A Tribute to Irving Berlin (Ashley), and Der Fliegende Holländer (Chorus).
Information/tickets found here: utahfestival.org.
L'incoronazione di Poppea, Poppea
San Jose State Opera Theater
Monteverdi's beautiful music comes to life in a clever "film noir" setting at San Jose State! From the music, cast and costumes, each detail is sizzling with deceit, drama, and humor. Don't miss this one!
More info found at: sjsu.edu/music.
Die Zauberflöte, First Lady (Queen cover)
San Jose State Opera Theater
Mozart's masterpiece thrills with princes, villians, and three smokin' warrior women! Don't miss this exotic and beautiful piece sung by the students of SJSU's music department! Directed by the amazing Daniel Helfgot!
More info found at: sjsu.edu/music.
Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular!, Jasmine
Disneyland California Adventure
Fall, 2008 - 2011
Feisty, headstrong, yet loving to the core, Christine exudes "Princess Jasmine" all over as Prince Ali tries to win her heart in this condensed 45-minute show at the most happiest place on earth!
Be sure to visit for more fun, games and travel here: disney.com.
Vox Lumiere, Good/Evil Diva
Spring, 2009 - Fall 2010
Christine is thrilled to join the rockin' opera and dance troupe, Vox Lumiere, as they bring silent films to life right before your eyes! Don't miss this show of live music, storytelling, and fierce dance moves.
Tickets and details found here: voxlumiere.com.