Described as “excellent, musical” by Classical 91.7 Music Library Reviews, mezzo-soprano AnnMarie Sandy is garnering praise for her operatic and concert work. AnnMarie was featured on the New World Records 2011 recording of Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha, which BBC Magazine called "a work of tremendous significance", and is said to be “among the inspired cast’s stand-out performances” by Classics Today.
In 2003 Ms. Sandy performed the role of Eliza Brooks in the Central City Opera world premiere of Gabriel’s Daughter. She has sung the roles of Stephano with Opera North in Roméo et Juliette, Second Lady with Brevard Music Center in The Magic Flute, and Donna Curson with Morningside Opera in the multi-cultural Mozart adaptation ¡Figaro! (90210).
In 2007 Ms. Sandy made her Lincoln Center debut at Avery Fisher Hall, performing the alto solo in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. AnnMarie Sandy made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2013 singing the role of Ursula, performing with the American Symphony Orchestra, the Collegiate Chorale, and the Manhattan Girls Chorus, in the Strauss opera Feuersnot.
In the fall of 2014 AnnMarie Sandy returned to the Lyric Opera of Chicago and performed in the ensemble cast of Porgy and Bess. In April 2015 mezzo-soprano AnnMarie Sandy reprised her role of Donna Curson in ¡Figaro! (90210) at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Recently she was featured in the work Let My People Go! A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale, and also performed in recital the Ravel song cycle Chansons madécasses at Bucknell University. In addition, Ms. Sandy understudied the role of Donna Curson in the Off-Broadway production of ¡Figaro! (90210) at The Duke Theater on 42nd Street and the summer of 2016 brought Ms. Sandy to Bard SummerScape where she performed in the Mascagni opera Iris.
AnnMarie began 2017 performing in the concert [GENERATE] William Parker: Healing Songs from the Tone World, which was held at the experimental and adventurous Brooklyn venue Roulette. In April, she joined the cast of ¡Figaro! (90210), back again Off Broadway at The Duke Theater on 42nd Street, and the summer had AnnMarie at Bard Summerscape for their production of Antonín Dvořák's Dimitrij. In June she will sing with the renowned free jazz bassist and composer William Parker at The Stone, where his jazz quintet will perform “The Blinking of the Ear”. This summer AnnMarie will return to Bard Summerscape, performing with the Bard Festival Chorale and the American Symphony Orchestra in Anton Rubinstein’s opera The Demon.