Mezzo-soprano Solmaaz Adeli founded Voice Academy SOL in 2016 which hosts and organizes concerts, master classes, and private lessons in the Bay Area and internationally.
Please visit www.solmaazadeli.com for a full bio and schedule.
An accomplished opera and concert singer, mezzo-soprano Solmaaz Adeli gave her debut 2011/12 season at the Vienna Chamber Opera in the role of Flora in Albinoni’s Il Nascimento dell’Aurora and went on in same season to create the title role in François Pierre Descamp’s new opera Zumurrud at the Vienna Chamber Music Festival that same season. An avid performer of Contemporary music, in 2019 she gave the US Premiere of Scott Ordway’s Girl in the Snow, and has debuted the West Coast premiere of Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen’s Requiem and the world premiere of Dolcissime Suite by Grammy Award Winning Barry Phillips.
Concert appearances and recitals have taken her to perform at the Vienna State Opera’s Marmorsaal, the US Embassy of Vienna, Brahms-Saal at the Wiener Musikverein, and as a SongFest Fellow working with Graham Johnson, Sir Thomas Allen, and Susanne Mentzer.
Ms. Adeli received a scholarship to attend the Opera School at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Austria, and studied privately in Vienna as well as the Prayner Konservatorium Vienna and as an apprentice under director Davide Livermore in Turin, Italy.
Ms. Adeli holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Earth Sciences from the University of California Santa Cruz and after a career in the sciences, decided to pursue a career in music.