September 6 & 8, 2019 [Watertown, MA]


Esperanza in the world premiere of Omar Najmi’s opera En la Ardiente Oscuridad

September 6 & 8 @ the Mosesian Center for the Arts Blackbox Theatre


September 12, 2019 [Cambridge, MA]

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Elyn Saks in The Center Cannot Hold, an opera by psychiatrist/composer Dr.Kenneth Wells, M.D. M.P.H

7pm, Hilles P-02 Performance Hall, 59 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA

October 16- December 1, 2019 [Boston, MA]

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Soloist with Lee Mingwei’s Sonic Blossom art installation at the

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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December 31 & January 1, 2019/20 [Cambridge, MA]

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What was I *just* up to?

Izzy in   A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears    National Sawdust project-in-residence workshop by composer Julia Adolphe and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann

Izzy in A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears

National Sawdust project-in-residence workshop by composer Julia Adolphe and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann

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*world premiere alert*


Duet recital with Mezzo-Soprano Stephanie Blythe including the World premiere of Scott Gendel’s cycle Grandma’s Kitchen, performed by Daniel Overly and Maggie Finnegan.

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*US Premiere Alert*

US Premiere of Dutch composer  Jacob TV's song cycle Van Grote en Kleine Vogels for coloratura soprano and soundtrack. 

Live artwork created by Rufino Jimenez

Handel and Haydn Society Solo Debut


Paola Prestini's Body Maps (2007)  for cello, soprano and electronics.  

Maggie Finnegan, Soprano & Maureen Kelly, Cello

September 16, 2017 @ 7:30pm [Silver Spring, MD]

Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the Avanti Orchestra

Tony Rymer, Cello & Pablo Saelzer, Conductor

Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus 


Soloist with Lembit Beecher and the Aizuri Quartet at The Halcyon Stage

The music of  Lembit Beecher, including excerpts from his new opera Sophia's Forest , for soprano, quartet and sound sculpture.

Solomon's Queen, First Woman and the Queen of Sheba in Handel's Solomon with the City Choir of Washington and conductor Robert Shafer.




Premiere Performances with Zen Space Studios

Photo credit @eric_bandiero

Photo credit @eric_bandiero

Choreographed & Directed by Kristen Mangione
Performed by
Tenor Byron Singleton, Dichterliebe [Robert Schumann]                                                      Soprano Maggie Finnegan, Les Illuminations de Rimbaud  [Benjamin Britten]
Pianist: Brian Holman
Dancers: Ryan Albee, Petra Dušková, Kristen Mangione,
Annastasia Mercedes, Lauren Turley
Sets: Rufino Jimenez




April 1&2 , 2017 [DC/Baltimore]

Solo Recital Tour with Michael Sheppard, Pianist


Repertoire: Opus 38 [ Rachmaninoff]/ Les Illuminations de Rimbaud [Britten]/ Quattro Liriche di Antonio Machado [Dallapiccola]/ Drei Lider Der Ophelia [R.Strauss]/ Teasdale Songs [Andrew Hsu] 

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Bravo! Brava! Gender, Opera and The Marriage of Figaro

Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series

6:30pm @ The Boston Athenaeum


Soloist with the PyeongChang Winter Music Festival in South Korea.

Please visit my [BLOG] page to share in my adventure! 








S&R Foundation's Washington Award Winner! 

I am thrilled to be one of five artists who won the S&R Foundation's Washington Award.  I will perform and be honored at a gala in Washington DC this coming June and will be awarded $5,000!

Huge thanks to the S&R Foundation, Jeremy Ney and Lembit Beecher. 

Workshop of Lembit Beecher's new opera To Hide in a Tree of Sound for soprano, string quartet and a multi-piece sound sculpture. 

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. Check out my [BLOG]  for videos and photos!

Performance with the Avanti Orchestra and conductor Pablo Saelzer.

Friday November 18 @ 7:30pm at the Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College just outside of Washington DC.

Repertoire:  Andrew Hsu's Teasdale Songs/  Manuel De Falla's El Sombrero de Tres Picos/ Bernstein's  Glitter and Be Gay.

Featured soloist in  the play Extraordinary Measures by Eve Ensler, conducted by Daniela Candillari

Performed by James Lecesne, directed by Tony Speciale with a "talk back" afterward with Eve Ensler. 

November 5, 7:30pm The Main Hall at the Garrison Institute. 

In Her Words: Women's Voices in Verse and Song. 

Recital Tour with Calliope's Call

October 22, 7:30pm, reception to follow

Old North Church at 35 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA


Voice 1 in Louis Andriessen's Odysseus' Women with the Center for Contemporary Opera in NYC

October 15 @ National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249. 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

A Kidney for Kara: A Benefit Concert * FREE EVENT *

My friend Kara [and mother to my step-kids] desperately needs a Kidney, so I'm doing what I can to help.  If you're in the area, please come to my benefit recital and/or consider giving to help her out! [click the link below]  This event's aim is to raise awareness of Lupus and Kidney disease as well as raise money to help Kara's kidney donor pay for donation related things like travel, housing and loss of income. Please click on the button below for more information. 

Maggie Finnegan [Soprano]

John Kramer [Piano]

6pm on Saturday, September 10th @ the Winchester Unitarian Society @ 478 Main St, Winchester, MA 01890

The Goddess Wept: An Evening of Contemporary American Song

Maggie Finnegan [Soprano]

Hui-Chuan Chen [Piano]

Repertoire includes songs by Lembit Beecher, Juliana Hall, Dominick DiOrio, Lonnie Hevia and William Bolcom.

8pm @ The Trinidad Theater at the Logan Fringe Arts Space in Washington, DC

*world premiere alert*

Soprano 2 in Vital Opera presentation of a workshop of the world premier of Unfinished: An Opera.

"Unfinished [is] a new opera from composer Joshua Groffman and librettist Sarah Heady about the now-defunct Bennett College in Millbrook, NY and an American community in flux."

August 20, 5pm at Grace Episcopal Church in Milbrook, NY

August 21, 3pm at Scorca Hall in The National Opera Center, NYC

The Bennett School for Girls c.1910s. Image courtesy of the Millbrook Library.

The Bennett School for Girls c.1910s. Image courtesy of the Millbrook Library.

JUNE 27- JULY 24, 2016

Opera Works Advanced Artist Program, Los Angeles, CA

Opera Reconstructed Get Trump'd: We're Making Opera Great Again. 

July 23, 7:30pm and July 24, 2pm  

Cypress Recital Hall in Northridge, CA 18111 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91330

JUNE 24 & 25, 2016 * New York Premiere Alert*

Lisa in Lisa's Room: A Dream with The American Chamber Opera Company, NYC

I was thrilled to premier the role of Lisa in the New York City premier of the new opera Lisa's Room: A Dream Opera by Melissa Shiflett.

June 24 & 25, 2016 8pm at The Riverside Church Theater, NYC


Lisa's Room: A Dream

Lisa's Room: A Dream


June 19, 2016


I made my Kennedy Center debut in the finals concert at the Terrace Theater.

In addition to being awarded $10,000 for First Place and $1,000 for the audience choice award, I will perform next season with the Avanti Orchestra. Stay tuned for details!

Judges were Frederica von Stade, William Stone and David Effron.

Me with Ms.Von Stade after the Finals Concert at the Kennedy Center.

Me with Ms.Von Stade after the Finals Concert at the Kennedy Center.

June 4, 2016

Guest performer at S & R Foundation Gala, Washington DC

Composer Lembit Beecher was honored as the Grand Prize Winner by the S & R Foundation and we performed selections from his song cycle Looking For Spring.

June 3, 2015

Taylor House Recital in Boston, MA @ 7:30pm



May 4 & 6, 2016

The Broken Consort presents MADE IN AMERICA: A Portrait of American Born Musical Idioms Through the Early 1900s.