||This biographical article needs additional citations for verification. (June 2010)|
Judith Malafronte is an American mezzo-soprano currently on the faculty at Yale University. She is the winner of several top awards in Italy, Spain, Belgium and the US, including the Grand Prize at the International Vocal Competition in Hertogenbosch, Holland.
Malafronte earned a B.A. with honors from Vassar College and the M. A. from Stanford University. Malafronte also studied at the Eastman School of Music, with Mlle. Nadia Boulanger in Paris and Fontainebleau, and with Giulietta Simionato in Milan as a Fulbright scholar.
She has recorded for major labels in a broad range of repertoire, from medieval chant to contemporary music and her writings have appeared in Opera News, Stagebill, Islands, Early Music America Magazine, Schwann Inside and Opus. She has recorded Handel's 'Xerxes' with Nicholas Mcgegan singing the title role of King Xerxes.