Emily Mwila


The soprano recently completed her graduate studies at Mannes School of Music in New York, receiving a Master of Music and Professional Studies Diploma in Voice. In 2021, she appeared in the chorus of Porgy and Bess at The Metropolitan Opera. She made her operatic debut in New Zealand at Eternity Opera (Zerlina/Don Giovanni), and other roles include Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro, Mae Jones/Street Scene, and Euridice/Orfeo ed Euridice. Later this season she will perform in the ensemble with Detroit Opera and Omaha Opera for productions of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X by Anthony Davis.

Photo credit: Angela Wybourne