Joanna Latini · soprano

AVA Second-year Resident Artist


Hamilton, New Jersey


B.F.A. in Vocal Performance, Carnegie Mellon University, M.M. in Voice Performance, Rice University


National Semi-Finalist Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2nd Place Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition, 3rd Place Houston Saengerbund Competition, Semi-Finalist Opera Birmingham Competition

Previous Roles

Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni (Berkshire Opera Festival); Adina, L’elisir d’amore (Permian Basin Opera); Rosina, The Ghosts of Versailles (Château de Versailles Spectacle and The Glimmerglass Festival); Musetta, La bohème (Calgary Opera); Ida/Adele, Die Fledermaus (Palm Beach Opera); Teresita/Velma, West Side Story (The Glimmerglass Festival, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Atlanta Opera), Title Role, The Cunning Little Vixen (The Glimmerglass Festival); Kitchen Boy, Rusalka (Resonance Works Pittsburgh); Gretel, Hansel and Gretel (Lexington Philharmonic); Sister Catherine, Dead Man Walking (Kentucky Opera); Naiad, Ariadne auf Naxos (Kentucky Opera); Cleopatra, Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Rice University); Jazz Trio, Trouble in Tahiti (Rice University); Helena, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rice University)

Roles at AVA