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KAYLA NANTO

Mezzo-Soprano

About

Kayla Nanto is a dynamic mezzo-soprano with a lush and versatile sound, based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  This season, Kayla will join Pensacola Opera as a Jan Miller Studio Artist, where she will appear as Nettie Fowler (cover) in Carousel.

During the 2021-2022 season, Kayla was a winner in the Colorado/Wyoming District of The Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition.  This summer, she sang the title role in Carmen with Painted Sky Opera.  She was recently a Studio Artist with Fort Worth Opera, with whom she made her mainstage debut as “Flora” in La traviata. In addition, she returned as a Performing Artist with The Dallas Opera’s Education and Outreach program. 

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"Mezzo-soprano Kayla Nanto was the solo stand-out for this reviewer. Her approach, which was rife with warmth and thoughtful pathos, evoked the mellowed sensibilities of the time while still engaging viewers from the floor to the upper levels."

-TheaterJones

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La traviata
Flora

Fort Worth Opera

April 22, 2022 | 7:00 PM

April 24. 2022 | 2:00 PM 

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Apollo et Hyacinthus
Zephyrus

American Baroque Opera Co.

May 21, 2022 | 6:30 PM

May 22, 2022 | 2:30 PM

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Artist in Residence
 

Pensacola Opera

Fall 2022-Spring 2023

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