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Elizabeth Reiter


Elizabeth Reiter
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The soprano Elizabeth Reiter, who was born in Chicago, has been a member of the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt since 2013/14, since when she has enjoyed great success with many roles including Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), the title role in a new production of Das schlaue Füchslein/The Cunning Little Vixen, Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and Nannetta (Falstaff) and Die Auserwählte/The Chosen One / St. Margaret in (double bill of Debussy's La Damoiselle élue & Honegger's Jeanne D’Arc au bûcher), Frasquita / Mércèdes (Carmen), Ascagne (Les Troyens) and a soprano in staged performances of the Messiah - all new productions. During Frankfurt's 2017/18 season Elizabeth Reiter will add more new roles to her repertoire: Armida in a new production of Rinaldo, First Witch (Dido and Aeneas), Katja (Weinberg's Die Passagierin/The (female) Passenger) and Woglinde (Das Rheingold). This young artist has also sung Zerlina in Don Giovanni under James Levine at the Tanglewood Music Center, the Dragonfly (L’Enfant et les sortilèges) under Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival and appeared at other theatres including Opera Memphis, the Opera Company of Philadelphia and Chicago Opera Theatre. She studied at the Manhattan School of Music and Curtis Institute of Music and has enjoyed great success in competition, including the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and Liederkranz Vocal Competition.

Find out more about Elizabeth Reiter on her website