Alumni News: Dorothy Gal


Dorothy Gal


Recent 2nd place winner of Houston Grand Opera’s 30th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition, soprano Dorothy Gal (LLL ’13, ACF ‘14 alumna) will join HGO’s Young Artist Program in the 2018-2019 Season, scheduled to make her company debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni. Recent roles at Rice University include Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Amy in Little Women, and Sandrina in La finta giardiniera. Since participating in Classic Lyric Arts’ summer programs in Italy and France, Ms. Gal sang in Marilyn Horne’s "The Song Continues" at Carnegie Hall, was a Vocal Fellow at Ravinia’s Steans Music institute and New Horizons Fellow at the Aspen Summer Music Festival. Ms. Gal will perform the role of First Wood Sprite in Des Moines Metro Opera’s mainstage production of Rusalka this summer. She is a recent graduate of Rice University, where she received the Renée Flemming and Cecilia Bartoli Endowed Scholarships in Voice.

Brava Dorothy! Classic Lyric Arts is super proud of you. Wishing you the best always!

(Photo by Douglas Marquez - Headshot, Photo by Ted Washington - Group Shot as Amy in Little Women at Rice University)