Meet the Artists – Danielle Wright

Danielle Wright

Mamma Lucia, Cavalleria Rusticana


  1. Where were you born and raised?
    Born in Houston, Texas, raised all over the South.
  2. If you weren’t a singer, what profession would you be in?
    I’d run an opera company!  (And I do) 😉
  3. The first opera I was ever in was…
    Samson and Delilah as a kiddo.
  4. My favorite opera is…
    In which genre?!  Too many to choose! But Susannah is an all-time favorite of mine.
  5. My favorite food to cook or eat is…
  6. People would be surprised to know…
    Either that I run an opera company or that I specialize in musical theater teaching (screlting/belting) and vocal direct all the musicals at Wayne State University.
  7. If I could travel anywhere, real or fantasy, I would travel to…
    Asgard – pre-destruction.
  8. I like to binge-watch…
    The Great British Baking Show!
  9. What four people (living or deceased) would you like to invite for a dinner party?
    My mom, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Neil Diamond, Marianne Cornetti.
  10. Everyone should see Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci because….
    It’s going to be EPIC!!!

Find out more about Danielle and our other Cav/Pag Artists. Don’t miss the chance to see Danielle in Cavalleria Rusticana. Performances are November 2 and November 4 in Overture Hall.  Tickets start at $18!




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