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. Ms. Breiwick’s 2019/20 season includes 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 include a return to San Antonio Symphony for Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, and a debut with the Detroit Symphony for Handel’s Messiah.

In the 2018/19 season, Ms. Breiwick returned to the Metropolitan Opera as a Shadow in the North American premiere of Nico Muhly’s Marnie, conducted by Robert Spano, debuted with Michigan Opera Theatre as Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel und Gretel and Rosasharn in Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Grapes of Wrath, debuted Adina in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore with Opera Omaha, debuted the role of Cunegonde in Candide for a return to Des Moines Metro Opera, and Norina in Don Pasquale for a house debut with Berkshire Opera Festival.

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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