Northern Californian turned Bostonian, soprano Sara DeLong is a firm believer in accessible and life changing performing arts with a penchant for contemporary works and modern interpretations of the classics. Sara offers audiences “a bearing and a voice that shine” (Davis Enterprise) in "unpretentious" (Sacramento Choral Calendar) and "soaring" (Worcester Telegram) performances.
In her element in musical theatre as much as opera, Sara is a frequent player of Gilbert and Sullivan. She has been seen on stage as Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), Gianetta (Gondoliers), Phoebe (Yeomen of the Guard), Patience (Patience), Phyllis (Iolanthe) and most recently Lisa (The Grand Duke.) Favorite operatic roles include Grilletta (Haydn- Der Apotheker), La Ciesca (Puccini- Gianni Schicchi), Donna Elvira (Mozart- Don Giovanni), and Pamina (Mozart- Die Zauberflöte). Previous musical theatre credits include Cinderella (Into the Woods), Thomas Jefferson (1776), and Mother Abbess (Sound of Music).
Sara has performed with Sacramento Opera (CA), Reagle Theatre of Greater Boston (MA), and The Rochester Opera House (NH)- as well as with The Sudbury Savoyards, Arlington Friends of the Drama, and The Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento. When not on stage, Sara can be found producing, directing, engaging in excessive sass, or else concert managing for the award winning ensemble, Blue Heron