"Star Quality" says Culture Map

"Star Quality" says Culture Map

The reviews are in for Princess Ida! Theodore Bale of Culture Map writes, "In the title role is soprano Megan Stapleton, an artist of clarity, power, and much expressivity. She is also a gifted actor, playing the role with a studied intensity. She is, after all, playing the head of a women's university where no men are permitted. She has to be imposing for the 100 young women who follow her...

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Houston Baroque Records Debut CD

Houston Baroque Records Debut CD

I sure am enjoying an active summer of music-making. Keeping me joyfully productive, my summer projects have included a performance in the Texas Music Festival, recording projects for a couple of contemporary composers, a Gilbert and Sullivan show, early-stage preparations for a French baroque opera, and even rehearsals for a jazz project. (The diversity keeps me on my toes!) The projects keep coming and I sometimes wonder how I'll pull...

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Vivaldi's RV 680

Vivaldi's RV 680

WATCH IT HERE! Houston Baroque presents Vivaldi's "Lungi dal vago volto" at Houston Community College on October 18th....

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I Can't Give You Anything But Love

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

*WATCH IT HERE!*A couple of weeks ago I enjoyed the privilege of performing for a "Ladies' Night" event in my hometown, hosted by Church Street Financial. I brought with me some of the best jazz musicians in Houston and we put on a show that was hoppin'! Here is a tune from that fun evening, "I Can't Give You Anything But Love." View my other YouTube videos at my...

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Recent Performance on YouTube

Check out a couple of recordings from my recent performance with Galveston Symphony Orchestra! Go to YouTube and search "Megan Stapleton, Soprano," or just copy this link into your browser: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT9Shbd-ZyaCJt6TvFhiuYA. Thanks for listening!...

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Tis Mabel!

Tis Mabel!

THIS SUMMER, Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston presents the most popular operetta of all time, PIRATES OF PENZANCE! Starring Megan Stapleton in the ingénue role of Mabel, (the daughter of the "very model of a Modern Major General," played by Doyle Carte alum Alistair Donkin,) PIRATES will delight audiences with laughter and will leave them singing and dancing for days to come! This show is a must-see for t...

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Debut with Galveston Symphony Orchestra

Debut with Galveston Symphony Orchestra

On Sunday, February 15th, Megan made her debut with The Galveston Symphony Orchestra, performing Todd Frazier's contemporary American song, "We Hold These Truths," from the larger work, "Songs of America." Megan says this of Galveston: "The Grand 1894 Opera House is beautiful, and the audience is very warm and gracious. I had a great time! I am looking forward to coming back in a couple of months!" Megan will return to...

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Megan performs for Texas Lyceum

Megan performs for Texas Lyceum

Last Friday, Megan sang at the Texas Lyceum Meeting, hosted at the Memories and More restaurant in historic Jefferson, Texas. Together with violinist Trond Saeverud and pianist Keith Weber, Megan performed "We Hold These Truths," a contemporary American song setting of Thomas Jefferson's immortal words, composed by Texas Lyceum member Todd Frazier. Megan is set to perform Todd Frazier's piece again with the Galveston Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, February 15th...

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Broadwayworld calls The Sorcerer "Magical" and "Vocally Exceptional"

Broadwayworld calls The Sorcerer "Magical" and "Vocally Exceptional"

The reviews are in! Broadwayworld says of Megan, "Megan Stapleton, playing the ingenue Aline, has a crystalline, ethereal voice. She sings purely and seemingly effortlessly, even when delivering high notes that seem pulled from another realm. Her voice is never shrill, always confident and pure. And she's funny, too. Stapleton has a lyrical physicality; she is adept at using posturing and body language to make the most of the comedic...

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