Biography

Teatro ZinZanni

Amy Mahoney was featured in worldwide television broadcasts of The Birth of Christ by Andrew T. Miller filmed at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland, and narrated by Liam Neeson. She will reprise the role this Christmas at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria.

Her New York debut was in a production of Jerome Kern’s Oh, Lady! Lady! with Musicals Tonight, and she was seen on Live from Lincoln Center performing with the New York Philharmonic in Camelot starring Gabriel Byrne and Marin Mazzie. This past season she sang the roles of Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica with Opera Southwest, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola with Madison Opera.

With Liam Neeson

Ms. Mahoney has sung solo works with symphony orchestras including the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, and the Port Angeles Symphony. She has also presented song recitals at the Governor’s Chamber Music Festival in Washington, Gallery Concerts, and the Northwest Chamber Orchestra. Her performance of the Vaughan-Williams Dona Nobis Pacem is included in Seattle Pro Musica’s CD entitled Peace in Our Time. Her interest in performing new works has twice led her to collaborate with the Seattle Chamber Players on works by John Zorn and Valentin Silvestrov. As a Young Artist, she performed the role of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro with Seattle Opera and Peep-Bo in The Mikado with Portland Opera.

Earning rave reviews, Ms. Mahoney appeared for several months as La Diva in Seattle’s acclaimed production of Teatro ZinZanni, hailed as “This city’s hottest ticket!” by the New York Times. Other favorite roles performed include Pamina in Die Zauberflöte (Atlanta Ballet), The Prima Donna in Viva La Mamma (Tacoma Opera), Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Adele in Die Fledermaus with Opera Southwest, and Magnolia in Show Boat (Washington East Opera). She can be heard on Stage Stars’ recordings of Broadway musicals as Maria in The Sound of Music, Laurey in Oklahoma! and Lilli/Katharine in Kiss Me Kate. Twice a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, she was also a finalist in Portland Opera’s Lieber Awards.