Soprano Kaileigh Riess has been seen most recently in the roles of Maria Bertram (Mansfield Park) and Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress) with the Boston University Opera Institute. Kaileigh completed her education at Northwestern University (BM Voice Performance, BA English Literature) and the University of Southern California (MM Opera), where she performed the roles of Blanche (Dialogues of the Carmelites), Laurie (The Tender Land), La Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro) and Morgana (Alcina), among others. This 2020-21 season, Kaileigh was named the 3rd place winner in the Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, a Boston District winner in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and the 1st Place winner of the inaugural Wilkinson Young Singers Fund, and she continues to compete as a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition in New York City this August. This summer, Kaileigh sings as a vocal fellow with The Music Academy of the West, and will be featured in the 21st Century Liederabend (Beth Morrison Projects) and throughout their summer programming.
Productions at Potomac Theatre Project