Engebretson Soprano

Heather Engebretson
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Heather Engebretson is a graduate of The Juilliard School and has won numerous awards. In addition to her first operas in the USA, she sang Schubert's G Major Mass at Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium and Bach's Magnificat at Alice Tully Hall in New York. She has been an ensemble member at Staatsoper Hannover and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, where she sang Violetta in ‹La traviata›, Donna Elvira in ‹Don Giovanni›, Konstanze in ‹Die Entführung aus dem Serail›, Oscar in ‹Un ballo in maschera› and Euridice in ‹Orfeo ed Euridice›. In the 2016/17 season, Heather was an ensemble member of Staatsoper in Hamburg where she sang Musetta in ‹La Bohème›. She has also sung the title role in ‹Alcina› (directed by Katie Mitchell) at the Bolshoi Theatre, the Queen of the Night in ‹Die Zauberflöte› at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Mimì in ‹La Bohème› at Komische Oper Berlin, besides making guest appearances at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège and in Cagliari. On the concert stage, she has worked with Dresdner Philharmonie for ‹Messiah›, Dortmund Philharmonie for Orff's ‹Carmina Burana› and Symphoniker Hamburg for Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Laeiszhalle. Most recently she interpreted the title role of Cio-Cio-San in ‹Madama Butterfly› and the Goose Maiden in Engelbert Humperdinck's ‹Königskinder› at Oper Frankfurt as well as Woglinde in ‹Rheingold› at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Donna Elvira at Staatstheater Wiesbaden.