Julia Sitkovetsky, Soprano. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/juliasitkovetsky/




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Julia Sitkovetsky

Soprano

www.juliasitkovetskysoprano.com

Video (YouTube):
Marfa's Aria - The Tsar's Bride - Rimsky-Korsakov
Der Hölle Rache - Die Zauberflöte - Mozart
Signore, ascolta! - Turandot - Puccini
Ach ich liebte - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Mozart
Je veux vivre - Roméo et Juliette - C. Gounod


Born of a musical family, British/American soprano Julia Sitkovetsky made her operatic debut at the age of 16 at Glyndebourne and English National Opera, understudying Flora in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. A graduate with a first class degree in Music from Oxford University, she went on to study as a postgraduate at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and took part in English National Opera’s Opera Works Programme. Finalist in many competitions, she was awarded first prize in the Dean & Chadlington Competition in 2014. In 2016 she made her principal role debut as Mimi La Boheme with Vaasa Opera in Finland and sang the title role in her first Alcina for the Longborough Festival in summer 2016.

Roles performed:

ALCINA: Title role

LA BOHEME: Mimi

CATONE IN UTICA (Vivaldi): Emilia

DEATH IN VENICE: Danish Lady/First Player

A HARLOT'S PROGRESS (Iain Bell): Moll Hackabout (extracts)

JOURNEYING BOYS (Iain Burnside): Imogen

THE MEDIUM: Monica


Longborough Festival Opera

Vaasa Opera Finland

Dartington Summer Festival

Garsington Opera

Welsh National Opera


Milton Court Theatre London

Grimeborn Festival


Extracts performed as a student:

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Zerbinetta

COSÌ FAN TUTTE: Fiordiligi

IDOMENEO: Ilia

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO: Susanna7

RINALDO: Armida

DER ROSENKAVALIER: Sophie

DER SCHAUSPIELDIREKTOR: MadameHerz

SEMELE: title role

THE TURN OF THE SCREW:Governess

Guildhall Opera School

British Youth Opera

ENO Opera Works

ENO Opera Works

ENO Opera Works

Guildhall Opera School

Guildhall Opera School

ENO Opera Works

Opera Works


Recitals:

She appears regularly in recital in both the UK and USA – accompanists include: William Vann, Roger Vignoles, Gavin Roberts; Iain Burnside

Concert:

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; Martin Pacey; Martin Constantine, Tim Murray; Robert Howarth; David Parry; Martin Duncan; Iain Burnside; Mikko Franck; Jens-Daniel Herzog; Simon Cole; Victoria Newlyn; Maite Aguirre.

Reviews:

ALCINA - Longborough Festival Opera 2016

Classical Source - Curtis Rogers - 30th July 2016
Cohering with equal success was the cast of young singers. Julia Sitkovetsky impressively explored the various facets of Alcina’s character, not just her lurid charm as a man-eater, and showed an astute grasp of the vulnerability lying beneath in her great of aria of self-reflection, ‘Ah! Mio cor’.

Seen and Heard International - Roger Jones - 30th July 2016
Julia Sitkovetsky tackles this larger-than-life role with distinction, appearing regal and terrifying in turn and later becoming an object of pity when she realises the game is up in Ombre pallide.

Plays to See - Mel Cooper - 2nd August 2016
Alcina, played arrestingly by Julia Sitkovetsky. One is reminded by her singing why this is such a star making role!

Evening Standard - Nick Kimberley - 5th August 2016
Julia Sitkovetsky caught Alcina’s dual personality, vengeful one moment, vulnerable the next...


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