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Praise for


"Emotional and deeply personal singing... Keegan not only sang beautifully but with intention...With a rich, dark tone to her voice, the mezzo used nuanced phrasing and dynamics."


Carnegie Hall Song Studio

Zerlina, Don Giovanni, Staatsoper Stuttgart


"Shannon Keegan (Mezzo-soprano) makes it vividly and wonderfully clear that the real reconciliation in this opera lies in Zerlina's C major aria "Vedrai carino".


Carnegie hall Song Studio

"Ms. Keegan is a tremendous vocalist, but proved herself to be an actress as well, able to find her way believably and honestly into the deep feelings in the text. At one point, during a piano interlude, she turned her back to the audience and looked down at the keyboard as if it were another character on stage with her."

Seen and Heard International

Carnegie hall Song Studio

"In ‘King David’, Keegan sang of the man’s profound despair heightened by the singing of a nightingale... ‘King David’, however, was one of the freeze-frame moments of the entire week."


Staatsoper Stuttgart New Years Concert

"The outstanding American mezzo-soprano,  Shannon Keegan,
then styled the "Habanera" with dazzling tones and great vocal expressiveness....The Easter chorus from Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria rusticana" had a magnificent effect, where Shannon Keegan once again offered
an impressive vocal performance as Santuzza."

Stuttgarter Nachrichten

Staatsoper Stuttgart New Years Concert

"Shannon Keegan, a very versatile mezzo-soprano who performed a brilliant "Habanera" from Bizet's "Carmen" both vocally and dramatically."

Friends of Shan

"You can be so graceful when you want to be." 
-Gwen Coleman, Soprano,
"Kannon Sheegan!" 
-Victor Schoner
"Awful persistent." 
-Stephen King
"I didn't like it but you sure have more fun when you do that, don't you?" 
-Edith Wiens
"What I love is that Shanny will do whatever Shanny wants to do. But I'm allowed to hate it as much as I want." 
Note: said with genuine earnest
"Cut the Funny Girl Act." 
-Amy Johnson, Soprano
Note: she has not
"Sie ist eine Rocker-Frau!!" 
-Tobias Truniger
"You're not funny. Funny things happen to you." 
-Grant Jackson, Baritone

Get to know Shannon
in an interview with Lester the Nightfly

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