She made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and performed on Broadway in the title role of Scott Joplin's opera Treemonisha. She served as professor of voice at the University of Maryland.
National Public Radio included her National Gallery of Art Christmas performance as part of their 2000 Millennium Celebration. She performed in the 2000 production of Handel's Agrippina and in the 2010 premiere of Frank Proto's Shadowboxer.
Other major rolesEdit
- Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly
- Violetta in La traviata
- Micaela in Carmen
- Liu in Turandot
- Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni
- Poppea in L'incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi
- Susannah in Susannah by Carlisle Floyd
- Treemonisha in Treemonisha by Scott Joplin
- Aurore in A Bayou Legend by William Grant Still
- Scott Joplin's Treemonisha
- Claudio Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea
- John Knowles Paine's Mass
- Leslie Burrs' Vanqui
- The Art of Christmas, Volume I
- The Art of Christmas, The Original
- Obituary: American Soprano Carmen Balthrop Dies at 73
- Carmen Balthrop, renowned opera singer and teacher, dies at 73
- "Carmen Balthrop". NPR.org. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
- "Soprano Carmen Balthrop, Voice and Opera Professor, Dies at 73". music.umd.edu. Retrieved 2021-09-16.