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Hailed by Opera News for her “clear, poised and defiant soprano” and the Washington Post for her “silvery, pitch-perfect voice,” Maggie Finnegan’s versatile repertoire spans from medieval to contemporary. Ms. Finnegan was announced as one of the S&R Foundation's Washington Award winners and First Place winner and Audience Favorite in the Washington International Competition for Voice affording her a debut at the Kennedy Center. 

Recent and upcoming: Maggie Finnegan has recorded a collection of works by composer Julianna Hall with text by Emily Dickenson; was soloist with The Providence Singers in Haydn's The Creation; appears in recital with the Brooklyn Art Song Society; was Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute with MassOpera; and appeared as solo guest artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in works by Lully and Henrich.
 This season she appears in recital at Vanderbilt University accompanied by masterclasses; returns to the Brooklyn Art Song Society in a program of Webern songs; is Little Stone in Aucoin's Eurydice with Boston Lyric Opera; sings and records the role of Virginia Poe in Argento's The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe with Boston Modern Orchestra/Odyssey Opera; solos with the Cantata Singers in Sandstroem Messiah; and, is soloist with the Vancouver Symphony in 2024 with Haydn's The Creation.

Maggie Finnegan sang the world première of Marc Hoffeditz’s opera U-Hauling; was Danica in Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Philadelphia's presentation of SVADBA by Ana Sokolović's; has recently completed Experiments in Opera's recording of Everything for Dawn as Anya; and, was the title role in Lembit Beecher's Sophia's Forest at Opera Parallèle with Nicole Paiement conducting.

She premièred White Snake Projects's PermaDeath, A Video Game Opera; returned to Opera Parallèle for The Little Prince; made her Belgian operatic debut in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges; and, performed in a duo recital with Stephanie Blythe with Sparks and Wiry Cries. She made her debut with the Portland Bach Experience and performed with Boston Baroque in L’incoronazion di Poppea as Damigella. Maggie Finnegan made her Netherlands debut in the reprise of Odysseus’ Women/Anais Nin at the Andriessen Festival; was featured at National Sawdust in A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears by composer Julia Adolphe; and, returned to Boston Baroque in a concert of Vivaldi motets. She sang the role of Parthenope on a recently released recording of The Wake World by David Hertzberg on Tzadik Records and performed in Vital Opera's ongoing project of Halcyon.

She has premièred works with the Center for Contemporary Opera in Louis Andriessen's Odysseus' Women/Anais Nin (Nausica), Vital Opera in Unfinished: An Opera, The American Chamber Opera Company's Lisa's Room: A Dream Opera (Lisa), the {Re}Happening Festival in Jacob TV's Van Grote en Kleine Vogels and Drexel University’s ExCITe Center in Lembit Beecher's Sophia's Forest. She was a featured soloist in the revival of the play Extraordinary Measures, in which she worked with Tony award winning playwright/activist Eve Ensler. Her solo concert appearances include performances with the PyeongChang Winter Music Festival in South Korea, the Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series, the Halcyon Stage, the Avanti Orchestra, the New Dominion Chorale, Handel & Haydn Society, The City Choir of Washington, the Capital Fringe Chamber Music Series, Beth Morrison Projects with Contemporaneous and the LA-based performance art group My Barbarian. She is a core member of the critically acclaimed chamber ensemble The Broken Consort. 

Specializing in new opera, Maggie Finnegan created the role of Arrangiarsia in the world première of Dominick DiOrio's The Little Blue One with the Juventas New Music Ensemble for which she was praised as “the opera's most captivating musical presence.” She joined the Metropolitan Opera Guild's School Touring Program of The Magic Flute bringing opera to over 2,000 children throughout the New York metro area.

An avid chamber music performer and recitalist, Ms. Finnegan brought her solo contemporary art song recital The Goddess Wept to the inaugural Capital Fringe Festival Chamber Music Series in Washington DC. She is a core member of the critically-acclaimed early and new music ensemble The Broken Consort and is a founding member of the new vocal trio The Broken Sirens. In addition to solo cabaret and recital performances, she has worked as soloist with the LA-based performance art group My Barbarian and has appeared with The Lorelei Ensemble and Musica Sacra.

Ms. Finnegan earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music and her Master of Music degree from Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

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"At the center of the splendid cast was soprano Maggie Finnegan, whose performance as the grown-up Sophia was a marvel of crystalline tone, melodic precision and poker-faced expressiveness." -- Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle, 2022

         "Remarkable soprano Maggie Finnegan managed to execute unusual vocal techniques and immaculate diction in a silvery, pitch-perfect voice." -- Anne Midgette, The Washington Post