Caroline Hewitt Mezzo
AMERICAN MEZZO SOPRANO AND ACTOR
Young Singers Prove Most Consistent in Maryland Lyric Opera's "Thais"
"Other promising young singers brought beauty and stage presence to the comprimario roles: soprano Hayan Kim and mezzo-soprano Caroline Hewitt as the seductive pair of Crobyle and Myrtale..."
This season Caroline returns to Maryland Lyric Opera for their Young Artist Institute singing excerpts from Der Rosenkavalier, Carmen, Faust and Falstaff as well as for their new production of Thais, to Sacramento Opera for their new production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Operatunity Theater for their Inaugural Sing in the New Year!
Maryland Lyric Opera
YOUNG ARTIST GALA
Maryland Lyric Opera
Teatro Nuovo NY
LA GAZZA LADRA
View videos, photos, and audio of Ms. Hewitt and learn more about her performances of Cenerentola in Brevard, North Carolina.
IN THE STUDIO
Listen to Caroline's recordings of Non piu Mesta from Rossini's La Cenerentola and Que fais-tu blanche tourterelle from Gounod's Romeo et Juliette
Watch Caroline's 2018 Winning Lotte Lenya Competition Finals featuring works from Gounod's Faust, Richard Nash's 110 in the Shade and Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party as well as Je ne t'aimes pas by Kurt Weill.
Praised for her “grease lightening coloratura” and “impressive dramatic versatility,” Caroline made her professional opera debut as Dorabella in with Maryland Lyric Opera. Other operatic roles include Angelina in La Cenerentola, Cherbuino in Le nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Luisa Fernanda, Meg Page in Die Lustige Weber von Windsor and Thelma in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening.
Caroline was named the first prize winner at the 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition. Caroline has also won prizes from the Kristin Lewis Foundation, PASF Santa Barbara, and the Henry & Maria Holt Scholarship Foundation. Upcoming projects include Isoletta in Bellini’s La Straniera, Lucia in Rossini’s La gazza ladra, and Anna I in Die Sieben Todsünden by Kurt Weill.
A California native, Caroline Hewitt grew up training at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She’s a graduate of Vanderbilt University where she studied Voice and English Literature and a recipient of the Hirsch Endowment Scholarship at University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center. Caroline is also the host of the podcast Music & Weights. More info can be found on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.