Emily Pogorelc

Soprano

Biography

Praised for her “lively, incisive soprano” by the New York Times, Emily Pogorelc is currently a member of the 2018-19 ensemble of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

In the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s upcoming 2018-19 season, Ms. Pogorelc sings Noémie in Massenet’s Cendrillon, the trainbearer in Strauss’s Elektra, and covers the roles of Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Woodbird in Wagner’s Siegfried and Dalinda in Handel’s Ariodante. She will also appear in the Ryan Opera Center’s Rising Stars concert, celebrating the young artists in April 2019. Following the Lyric Opera season, she returns to Madison Symphony Orchestra to sing the Mater Gloriosa in Mahler 8 or “Symphony of a Thousand.”

In Ms Pogorelc’s 2017-18 season, she debuted with the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee, Madison Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, as well as making her Washington National Opera debut as Cunégonde in Francesca Zambello’s production of Candide. She was a participant in the Mozart Residency at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.

Emily is the recipient of The Ginette Theano Prize for Most Promising Talent, as well as being the youngest finalist of the first ever Glyndebourne Opera Cup. She was featured as part of the Sky Arts series, broadcast all over Europe and in the United States on Medici.

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