Deanna Breiwick

Soprano

Biography

American soprano Deanna Breiwick, hailed by The New York Times for her “sweet sound and floating high notes” and for being a “vocal trapeze artist,” is enjoying an exciting and diverse career. In the 2020-2021 season, Ms. Breiwick debuts at Dallas Opera as Claude in the world premiere of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s adaptation of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume and directed by Leonard Foglia. She also returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Servant #1 in Die Frau ohne Schatten, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. In Europe, Ms. Breiwicks debut with the Wexford Festival as Perdita in Karl Goldmark’s Ein Wintermärchen, and make her house and role debut at Opéra di Dijon as Bradamante and Pittura in Luigi Rossi’s Il Palazzo Incantato, conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón.

Ms. Breiwick’s 2019-2020 season included a return to Opernhaus Zürich in the title role of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Coraline, a debut with Opéra de Monte-Carlo as Isolier in Le comte Ory opposite Cecilia Bartoli, and a return to Opera Theatre of St. Louis as Adele in Die Fledermaus. Orchestral highlights included a return to the San Antonio Symphony for Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 and a debut with the Detroit Symphony and United States Naval Academy for Handel’s Messiah.

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Reviews

“Headlining the excellent cast of young singers was soprano Deanna Breiwick in the title role. Breiwick has a lyric voice, well suited to Mozart…One hopes to hear much more from her in the future.”

Opera News

“Deanna was a vocal trapeze artist.”

New York Times

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