New York native soprano Ripley Lucas-Tagliani has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe. She has appeared in many leading operatic roles including Manon (Manon), Gilda (Rigoletto), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Euridice (Orpheus and Euridice), and Cendrillon (Cendrillon). Ripley has appeared in performance at venues including Festival Napa Valley, The Gstaad Menuhin Festival, and the Savannah Voice Festival.
A graduate of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and the Performing Arts, Ripley went on to complete her Bachelors and Masters degrees at the Manhattan School of Music. Her major teachers have included Joan Patenaude-Yarnell, James Benjamin Rodgers, and Alastair King, and she has performed in masterclasses with artists including Sherrill Milnes, Anthony Roth Costanzo, and Warren Jones.
A born educator, Ripley enjoys teaching a wide variety of musical styles, and helping students find their voice and become proud and sensitive artists.