Melinda EhrlichDescribed by the Long Beach Grunion Gazette as “astonishing, a large, gleaming soprano secure from top to bottom and thrilling to hear” in the role of Vitellia from Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito, Ms. Ehrlich is quickly establishing herself as a voice to hear in Southern California and beyond. Most recently, Melinda premiered the role of the Mother in Columbia: The Life and Death of Ropso D. Oro off-Broadway and is a guest artist in Orange County School of the Arts in its Spring 2014 opera program. In 2013, she sang Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata with Repertory Opera Company of Pomona and Papagena in The Magic Flute in with Pacific Symphony as part of its family concert series. In 2012, she made her international debut as the soprano soloist in Dvorak’s Te Deum with the Orange County School of the Arts choir and orchestra in England after premiering the West Coast production of Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar with Long Beach Opera in May. She has also sung the title role in Suor Angelica as part of Intimate Opera’s Opera Fusion series in Pasadena.