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Cadie J. Bryan, photo by Daniel Welch


Louisiana-born soprano Cadie J. Bryan is praised by Opera News as “sparkling” and “pertly pealing.” This season, Cadie makes her New Orleans Opera debut as Susanna in Chas Rader-Shieber’s new production of Le nozze di Figaro. She joins the 30th Anniversary North American tour of Andrea Bocelli in Concert as a special guest artist before returning to The Santa Fe Opera to make her mainstage debut as Giannetta in L'elisir d'amore.
In the 2022-2023 season, she returned to Arizona Opera to debut the role of Maria in The Sound of Music opposite her husband, baritone Jonathan Bryan (Captain Von Trapp) and to The Atlanta Opera for a role debut as Woglinde in Tomer Zvulun's new production of Das Rheingold. During the summer, she joined The Santa Fe Opera, covering the title role in Pelléas et Mélisande, while fall 2023 brings her New Orleans Opera debut as Susanna in Chas Rader-Shieber’s new production of Le nozze di Figaro.

​Ms. Bryan’s 2021-2022 season featured multiple house and role debuts, including: in concert with The Dallas Opera for the Hart Institute for Women Conductors; Opera Las Vegas as Addie Mills in the west coast premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s The House Without a Christmas TreeThe Atlanta Opera as Berta in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Arizona Opera, reprising the role of Despina in Così fan tutte.
In the summer of 2021, she debuted the roles of Clarine in Rameau's Platée under the baton of Gary Thor Wedow, and Prilepa in Queen of Spades as an Ensemble Artist at Des Moines Metro Opera. Prior to the COVID-19 shut down, she was slated to sing the role of Naiade in Ariadne auf Naxos at Arizona Opera
where she completed two years as a  Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artist (2018-2020).  In her final season, she performed four mainstage roles including Bess in Craig Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage, Musetta in La bohème, Lucy in Fellow Travelers, and Maid in the Taliesin West Premier of Daron Hagen’s Shining Brow.
Previoiusly, she made her mainstage debut at Arizona Opera as Chan Parker in Daniel Schnyder's and Bridgette Wimberly’s Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, as well as Annina in La traviata,  and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro.  As an apprentice artist at Des Moines Metro Opera, she made her mainstage debut at as the Second Wood Sprite in an Emmy Award-winning production of Rusalka (2017).
Cadie is an alumnus of Ravinia’s Steans Institute for singers (2017, 2018) where she studied and performed in a variety of art song and Lieder recitals with world-renowned pianists and coaches. Other career highlights include Clara in Jake Heggie’s and Gene Scheer's It’s A Wonderful Life (2017), Marian in The Music Man (2017), Zerlina in Don Giovanni (2014), and Lisette in La rondine (2014).  
She received a Master of Music and a Performance Diploma from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music under the tutelage of soprano Heidi Grant Murphy and her Bachelor of Music from Louisiana State University with baritone Dennis Jesse.


Cadie J. Bryan as Clarine in Platée, phot by Duane Tinkey





Contact Fletcher Artist Management here to access Cadie's press kit and materials. Click below to find her on Stagetime.

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