Heather Engebretson

Soprano
American soprano Heather Engebretson received her training at the Juilliard School in New York and is a prize laureate of the Savonlinna Opera Festival and Belvedere Singing Competition. She made her stage debut as Queen of the Night in "Die Zauberflöte" in St. Louis, where she also sang Greten in "Hänsel und Gretel". As emsemble member in Hannover, she sang roles such as Oscar ("Un ballo in maschera"), Zerlina ("Don Giovanni"), Musetta ("La Bohème") and Tytania ("A Midsummer Night's Dream"). In Wiesbaden, her roles included Violetta ("La Traviata"), Konstanze ("Die Entführung aus dem Serail"), Fiordiligi ("Così fan tutte"), the title role in "Alcina", Euridice ("Orpheus and  Euridice"), Lucy ("The Threepenny Opera"), Musetta ("La Bohème"), as well as Barbarina in the International May Festival production of "Le nozze di Figaro". During the 2015/16 season, she made her debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in the role of Barbarina and also sang Sophie in "Werther" under Antonio Pappano. During the 2016/17 season, she was an ensemble member at the Hamburg State Opera, where she sang Musetta, Ascagne ("Les Troyens"), Frasquita ("Carmen") and Tabarco (Handel's "Almira"). This season, she returns to Wiesbaden as Donna Elvira ("Don Giovanni"), Woglinde ("Götterdämmerung") and Musetta.

Productions

Donna Elvira in »Don Giovanni«
Woglinde in »Götterdämmerung«
Musetta in »La Bohème«

Gallery

Photo: Paul Leclaire
Alcina
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Paul Leclaire
Alcina
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Paul Leclaire
Alcina
Franziska Gottwald, Heather Engebretson, Silvia Hauer
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
Ioan Hotea, Silvia Hauer, Heather Engebretson, Christopher Bolduc
Photo: Paul Leclaire
Orfeo ed Euridice
Heather Engebretson, Franziska Gottwald
Photo: Paul Leclaire
Orfeo ed Euridice
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Karl Forster
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Karl Forster
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
La traviata
Heather Engebretson
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
La traviata
Heather Engebretson, Ioan Hotea

Dates

RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:50
The Ring of the Nibelung: Third Day
Twilight of the Gods
RevivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
The Ring of the Nibelung: Third Day
Twilight of the Gods
RevivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
The Ring of the Nibelung: Third Day
Twilight of the Gods
2018 International May Festival | RevivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30