Mezzo-soprano Stacy Eckert has performed throughout the
United States and Europe. With a “stunning voice” she brings “vocal and
physical fire” to her performances.
Locally, she has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric
Opera of Chicago, Music of the Baroque, Chicago Opera Theatre, Elgin Symphony
Orchestra, Evanston Symphony Orchestra, Midwest Youth Symphony Orchestra,
Rockford Symphony Orchestra, West Suburban Symphony Orchestra, and The Chicago
Ensemble, among others. Ms. Eckert made her Carnegie Hall debut with the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Strauss’ Elektra
Her operatic repertoire includes Carmen, Regina, Die Walküre, Cosi fan tutte, and Cavalleria
Rusticana. In concert, she has been
in demand as soloist for numerous works including Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, Beethoven’s Missa
solemnis, and Mahler’s Second and Third Symphonies.
A member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Grant Park
Chorus, Ms. Eckert continues work as a soloist. Upcoming performances include a
recital with The Chicago Ensemble, and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with Evanston Symphony Orchestra.
Born in Topeka, Kansas, Stacy Eckert earned
degrees from the University of Kansas and the University of Illinois
(Urbana). She then studied with Karen
Brunssen and Tom Wikman.