Shana Blake Hill was transcendent in the role of Sakagawea, imbuing the iconic persona with vibrant passion, independent spirit and depth of character. Her warmly lyrical, fluid voice shone with a polished brilliance that did not sacrifice tonal beauty for power.

— The Forum

Repertoire

Operatic Repertoire

ComposerOperaRole
BizetThe Pearl FishersLeila
BrittenA Midsummer Night’s DreamTytania
Peter GrimesEllen Orford
CatanFlorencia en el AmazonasRosalba/Florencia
ChingThe Corps of DiscoverySakagawea
DonizettiDon PasqualeNorina
L’Elisir D’AmoreAdina
GounodFaustMarguerite
Romeo and JulietJuliet
LeoncavalloI PagliacciNedda
MassenetManonManon
MozartLe Nozze di FigaroCountess
Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
La Clemenza di TitoVitellia
The Magic FlutePamina
The Abduction from the Seraglioconstanze
Don GiovanniDonna Anna
PucciniSuor AngelicaSuor Angelica
La BohemeMusetta/Mimi
TurandotLiu
Madama ButterflyCiociosan
J.StraussDie FledermausRosalinda
VerdiRigolettoGilda
La TraviataVioletta

Concert Repertoire

ComposerWork
BachMagnificat
St. Matthew Passion
Mass in B minor
BarberKnoxville: Summer of 1915
BeethovenMissa Solemnis
Symphony No. 9
BergLulu Suite
BerliozRomeo and Juliet
Les nuits d’ete
BernsteinMass
BrahmsGerman Requiem
BrittenWar Requiem
BrucknerTe Deum
CanteloubeChants D’Auvergne
DebussyLa Demoiselle elue
DvorakRequiem
DvorakStabat Mater
FaureRequiem
GoreckiMass
HandelMessiah
HaydnThe Creation
MendelssohnElijah
MozartMass in C minor
MozartExultate Jubilate
MozartVarious Concert Arias
MozartRequiem
MahlerSymphonies 2, 4, and 8
OrffCarmina Burana
PoulencGloria
RavelSheherazade
RodrigoAucencias de Dulcinea
StravinskyLes Noces
StraussFour Last Songs
ShengThe Phoenix
Vaughn WilliamsSerenade to Music
VivaldiGloria
Villa LobosBachianas Brasileiras No. 5