^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

Welcome to Naxos Records

Keyword Search


Winner of the International Vocal Competition of Antwerp, finalist in the Belvedere International Competition in Vienna, and recipient of the Belgian Prix de Culture, Jo Ella Todd was a soloist with the Munich State Theater for ten years. She was also a member of the solo opera ensembles of Mainz and Salzburg. Her engagements have taken her to opera houses and concert halls around the world, including New York, Boston, Vienna, Tokyo, Munich, Antwerp, Verona, Prague, Paris and the world famous Salzburg International Music Festival.

Following her studies at Arkansas State University, she received her Master of Music in Voice from the New England Conservatory in Boston where she made her American début with the Boston Opera Company under the direction of Sarah Caldwell. Post-graduate work followed at Harvard University and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She was selected to study opera in Italy as a Fulbright scholar and, as a member of the Metropolitan Opera Studio of New York, she toured the United States performing in concerts and opera. Some of the more prominent orchestras with which she has sung are the Boston Symphony, the Munich Symphony Orchestra, and the Mozarteum Orchestra of the Salzburg International Music Festival.

A frequent soloist in concerts and recitals, she has appeared in a number of international music festivals and performed throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and is known to a broad music-loving public through concerts, recitals and broadcasts on radio and television. Her television appearances include the Countess Laura in Millöcker’s The Beggar Student and solo appearances in The Divine Divas, The 150th Anniversary of the Munich State Theater, The Hunting of the Snark and A Celebration for Danilo. A Professor of Music at the University of Missouri, Jo Ella Todd continues to sing, teach, and present master-classes in the United States, Europe and Brazil.

Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title  Catalogue No  Work Category 

 View Albums

For picture licensing, please contact customer service.

Naxos Records, a member of the Naxos Music Group