Northern Californian turned Bostonian, soprano Sara DeLong is a firm believer in accessible and life changing performing arts. With a passion for contemporary works and modern interpretations of the classics, DeLong brings truth and a drive to communicate to all of her projects. Striving to broaden her own horizons with each performance, she seeks to change the world for the better through art and firmly believes that art is everywhere. Diversity and music have the power to speak to even the most hardened of hearts.
Since moving to the Boston area, Sara has performed with a number of regional companies and has produced and directed opera and operetta, earning "kudos" (Koven, Boston Musical Intelligencer) for her vocal directing of the MIT GSP’s 2016 Steampunk production of The Pirates of Penzance. Some of her favorite and most recent roles include Frau Becker in The Parlour Opera Players' A Game of Werewolf, Grilletta in A Worcester Schubertiad's production of Haydn's Der Apotheker, Patience with The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players, Alexis in The Harvard Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players' production of The Sorcerer and Philonia in WholeTone Opera's 2016 production of La Zombiata.
Sara DeLong’s performances have been reviewed as “stunning” (Zeugner, Worcester Telegram) and “incredible” (Dominguez, Sacramento Press), executed with a “beautifully trained voice” (McKee, Sacramento News & Review) and “a bearing and a voice that shine” (Sykes, Davis Enterprise).