Molly MustonenActor

Molly Mustonen, Actor l Soprano, hailed by The New York Times for her “powerful sound and striking stage presence,” continues to garner critical acclaim for performances throughout the United States and Europe.

A Minnesota native, Molly was lauded (The New York Times) for her “luminous and lovely” performance of Rosabella in the hit New York extended run of Frank Loesser’s The Most Happy Fella. Opera News praised Molly’s “sensitive, nuanced portrayal” of Nina in the New York premiere of Thomas Pasatieri’s opera, The Seagull. Molly reprised the role of Nina in Hungary as a finalist in the Armel International Opera Festival and Competition, a European premiere performance that was broadcast live to over 40 countries.

Ms. Mustonen performed as a principal artist with the Utah Festival Opera in the roles of Julie Jordan in Carousel, Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. She had a role debut as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady with Syracuse Opera and was featured in The Music Man and Camelot with Theatre Under the Stars.

Molly has collaborates with some of the world’s leading modern composers. New York premieres include: Elizabeth in the reading of Thomas Pasatieri’s God Bless Us All, Florida Fandango in Randall Eng’s Florida, Ms. Hedgehog in Tobias Picker’s The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Sophie in Picker’s Emmeline and Tallulah Carter in Pasatieri’s The Hotel Casablanca.

Additional operatic roles include: Juliette in Romeo and Juliette, Magda in La Rondine, Mimi in La Bohème with the National Lyric Opera, Musetta in La Bohème, Frasquita in Carmen with Opera of the Hamptons, Beauty in Gianinni’s Beauty and the Beast, Elvira in L’Italiana in Agleri, The Wife in Wargo’s The Music Shop, Madame Silverpiel in The Impresario, Romilda in Handel’s Serse, Abigail Williams in The Crucible and multiple performances in the award winning – European premiere production of Robert Ward’s The Crucible at the Mezzo Television Opera Festival in Szeged, Hungary.