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This January, Lise Sings Brünnhilde at Staatsoper Hamburg

On January 7, 14, and 20, Lise sings Brünnhilde in Claus Guth’s production of Die Walküre at Staatsoper Hamburg.

Lise’s performance as Brünnhilde in Opera Australia’s 2016 Ring Cycle, her first complete Ring Cycle, was met with tremendous acclaim; Time Out praised Lise’s “glorious” performance, highlighting her “winningly warm and penetrating voice,” and BachTrack celebrated her “impressive vocal prowess.” In the summer of 2017, Lise received Australia’s prestigious Helpmann Award for Best Female Performer in an Opera, honoring her “consummate performance” as Brünnhilde (The Sydney Morning Herald).

The upcoming Hamburg production also features Robert Dean Smith (Siegmund), Liang Li (Hunding), Matthias Goerne (Wotan), Jennifer Holloway (Sieglinde), and Mihoko Fujimara (Fricka). Kent Nagano, General Music Director of the Staatsoper Hamburg, conducts the Philharmisches Staatsorchester Hamburg.

Lise Makes Her Long-Awaited Debut in South Korea

On December 9, Lise makes her South Korean debut in concert performance of Turandot at the Seoul Arts Center.

Lise’s “dramatically alluring and vocally impressive” (The New York Times) Turandot has been performed in some of the world’s greatest opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and the Royal Opera House. Critics have praised her “immensely powerful voice” and “magnetic force” (The Independent), as well as her “impressively focused” sound and “vibrant vibrato” (The New York Times).

The American soprano is joined by tenor Sung Kyu Park (Calaf), soprano Sunyoung Seo (Liu), and conductor Julian Kovatchev.

Watch Lise perform as Turandot:

Lise Returns to Salome at Wiener Staatsoper

This November, Lise returns to the Wiener Staatsoper to sing the title role in Strauss’s Salome.

Lise has been praised as a “Salome to be reckoned with,” who possesses “the capacity to soar over the composer’s most intense orchestration with ease and beauty… maintain[ing] seemingly endless stamina throughout” (The Opera Critic).

Conducted by Peter Schneider, this production also features Herwig Pecoraro, Janina Baechle, and Alan Held.  Lise sings for four performances on November 16, 19, 22, and 25.

Watch Lise perform the finale scene of Salome with the Sinfónica de Galicia.

Role Debut for Lise as Marie in Wozzeck at Theater an der Wien

Joining baritone Florian Boesch, Lise makes her stage and theater debut in Wozzeck at Vienna’s famous Theater an der Wien.

Lise debuts as Marie, the wife of the title character, in Berg’s haunting adaptation of Georg Bücher’s social tragedy. Leo Hussain conducts the Wiener Symphoniker in this production by renowned stage director Richard Carsen.

Performances run October 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, and 27.