From: Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. LA Opera: Berta in The Barber of Seville (2023, debut); First Maid in The Dwarf (2024). She joins the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program in the 2023/24 season.
Kathleen O’Mara graduated from the Juilliard School with a M.M. in 2020 and Westminster Choir College with her B.M. in 2018.
In the summer of 2024, she will be a Gaddes Festival Artist with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, where she will appear as Duchess Christina in Galileo Galilei by Philip Glass.
In the summer of 2023, she covered the role of Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte for both Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Palm Beach Opera, after previously performing Fiordiligi at the Juilliard School in 2019. Other roles include Zemire in André Grétry’s Zemire et Azor with Westminster Opera Theater. She has covered various roles including the First Lady in The Magic Flute with the CoOPERAtive Program, Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro with Music Academy of the West, the Governess in The Turn of the Screw, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and Susan B. Anthony in VIrgil Thomson’s The Mother of Us All at Juilliard. She has participated in programs including the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Palm Beach Opera’s Apprentice Program, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artist Vocal Academy, and Music Academy of the West.