Brenda Rae


Soprano

Brenda Rae
Brenda Rae has been a member of the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt since 2008/09. Roles for the company during the 2013/14 season are Zerbinetta in a new production of Ariadne auf Naxos, a role with which she has enjoyed great success with in the past at the Opéra National Bordeaux and Hamburg State Opera, Donna Anna in a new production of Don Giovanni and Fiordiligi in a revival of Christof Loy's award winning production of Così fan tutte. Roles with which this American soprano has thrilled audiences in Frankfurt in recent seasons have included her first Violettas (La Traviata), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Giunone (La Calisto), Cleopatra (in a new production of Handel's Giulio Cesare last season), Angelica (Orlando furioso), the Governess (The Turn of the Screw), Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Musetta (La Bohème), Lora (Wagner's Die Feen/The Fairies, in concert, available on CD-OehmsClassics), Olympia (Hoffmanns Erzählungen/The Tales of Hoffmann) and the title roles in Lucia di Lammermoor, La Giuditta (first ever staged production) and Maria Stuarda (in concert). Recent engagements have included Polissena in Radamisto on a tour of Europe and the USA, Pamina at the Opéra National Bordeaux and Violetta at Santa Fe Opera. She sang at the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg for the first time in 2013. During the 2011/12 season Brenda Rae made her debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich with Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, where she will return in 2014 for Giulietta in The Tales of Hoffmann. Other engagements in recent seasons have included appearances at the Vienna State Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival and 2011 Proms in London. She studied at the Juilliard School and Juilliard Opera Center in New York and was a member of Glimmerglass Opera's ”Young American Artists Program”. Brenda Rae won 1st Prize at the 2007 „Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation“.

Season 2013/2014


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Richard Strauss
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recital in the Holzfoyer
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DIDO AND AENEAS / HERZOG BLAUBARTS BURG
Henry Purcell / Béla Bartók
Friday 31.05.2013 19:30 h
Opera House

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DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sunday 11.05.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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