Biography

A native of Buffalo, New York, Elaine Dalbo made her solo operatic debut with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel.  Since that time, she has performed at the Kennedy Center, with Opera Theater of Northern Virginia (Dorabella, Hansel, Angelina), Lyric Opera Theater (AZ), Opera Bel Canto (DC), the Washington Savoyards, The Alexandria Symphony, The Capital City Symphony, and the Buffalo Opera Workshop.  In 2007, Ms. Dalbo made her Summer Opera Theater Company debut as Meg in Mark Adamo's Little Women and recently performed at Music Fest Perugia (Italy), where she was selected to represent the festival at competitions throughout Italy and Germany.

In  addition to her opera, operetta and oratorio performances, Elaine is an active organist, pianist, has worked with composers Chinery Ung, John Cage and studied conducting with Dr. Harriet Simons.