Julia Sitkovetsky, Soprano. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/juliasitkovetsky/
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British/American soprano Julia Sitkovetsky trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and with the English National Opera Opera Works Programme, having made her professional operatic debut at the age of 16 at Glyndebourne and English National Opera, understudying ‘Flora’ in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. She went on to win the Prix Spécial du Centre Lyrique Clermont-Auvergne at the International Clermont Ferrand Competition, first prize in the Dean and Chadlington Competition, she was a Susan Chilcott Award finalist, a Young Classical Artists Trust finalist at the Wigmore Hall and a finalist in the Royal Overseas League Competition. She made her debut in Germany at the Staatstheater Hannover as Louise in Henze’s Die Englische Katze, following this with Ida in Henze’s Der Junge Lord. She made her role debut as Gilda in Rigoletto at the Landestheater Linz and went on to Theater Ulm to perform Fernando Cortez in Vivaldi’s Motezuma. As a concert artist she has appeared with the Warsaw Philharmonic in a Gala of Strauss arias, in recital at the Wigmore Hall with a programme of Russian songs with Iain Burnside and collaborated with pianist Alexander Melnikov for a recital of Russian songs for BBC Radio 3’s Big Chamber Weekend. She was the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass with the New Mozart Orchestra, soprano soloist in Schoenberg’s 2nd String Quartet with the Arcadia Quartet in Cluj and she made her debut recording of the same piece with the quartet in Berlin.
ALCINA: Title role
LA BOHEME: Mimi
CATONE IN UTICA (Vivaldi): Emilia
DEATH IN VENICE: Danish Lady/First Player
DER ENGLISCHE KATZE: Louise
A HARLOT'S PROGRESS (Iain Bell): Moll Hackabout (extracts)
JOURNEYING BOYS (Iain Burnside): Imogen
DER JUNGE LORD: Ida
THE MEDIUM: Monica
MONTEZUMA: Fernando Cortez
Longborough Festival Opera
Vaasa Opera Finland
Dartington Summer Festival
Welsh National Opera
Milton Court Theatre London
She appears regularly in recital in both the UK and USA – accompanists include: William Vann, Roger Vignoles, Gavin Roberts; Iain Burnside. Her Russian song recital with Alexander Melnikov for BBC Radio 3’s Big Chamber Weekend was a considerable success.
Andriessen De Staat; Soprano solo Mozart Coronation Mass; Vivaldi Magnificat; Zelenka Litanae de Venerabili Sacramento; Bach Weinachts-Oratorium; Handel Dixit Dominus; Philip Cooke The Two Trees; Concert of Verdi, Donizetti arias, Mahler 4th Symphony - Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, NC, USA.
Conductors and directors with whom she has worked include:
Adrian Chandler, Richard Williams; Paul Curran; Steuart Bedford; Lionel Friend; Rodula Gaitaniou; ]acek Kaspszyk; Martin Pacey; Martin Constantine, Tim Murray; Robert Howarth; David Parry; Mark Rohde; Martin Duncan; Iain Burnside; Mikko Franck; Jens-Daniel Herzog; Simon Cole; Victoria Newlyn; Maite Aguirre; Dagmar Schlingmann; Clive Fairbairn.
Soprano Solo SCHÖNBURG STRING QUARTET NO. 2 – Arcadia Quartet-Cluj; Feu/Princesse/Rossignol L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES - Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Queen of the Night THE MAGIC FLUTE – Scottish Opera; Maria WAS IHR WOLLT (Manfred Trojahn) - Staatstheater Hannover; Madrid recital debut alongside Roger Vignoles – programme of Rachmaninov.
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