Megan Schubert, soprano, recently created the role of Saint Francis of Assisi in a world premiere of Sasha Zamler-Carhart’s opera I Fioretti at La Mama E.T.C. and performed and co-produced the NY premiere of Georges Aperghis's Sextuor: L'origine des especes with Avant Media.
Schubert has performed world premieres at Carnegie Hall; music by Stockhausen for an audience under umbrellas in a torrential downpour for Make Music New York; with robots while locked inside a Van de Graaff Generator at Boston's Museum of Science; on a bike flying by the audience in an installation piece at McCarren Park Pool, Brooklyn; in a giant potato sack while video was projected onto her frontside at Webster Hall; for inmates at a maximum security prison in Ossining, NY; with puppets at E 4th Street Fab! Fest; for Elliot Carter at a celebration of his 100th birthday; in live concert footage used as promotional material for Alex Ross's book, The Rest is Noise; and with many ensembles championing art music and experimental jazz of today. Schubert holds degrees from Bennington College and Manhattan School of Music.