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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.

Fall 2017 brings role debut in Wozzeck, and long-awaited first appearance in Korea

Following a triumphant summer – highlighted by the Helpmann Award for Best Female Performer in an Opera for her portrayal of Brünnhilde, and the critically acclaimed performance as Elektra at the Verbier Festival – Lise sets off for an exciting Fall 2017 season.

This October marks Lise’s role and theater debut as Marie in Wozzeck at Vienna’s famous Theater an der Wien. She will join baritone Florian Boesch who sings the title role in Berg’s haunting adaptation of Georg Bücher’s social tragedy brought to the stage by renowned stage director Richard Carsen. Leo Hussain conducts the Wiener Symphoniker. Performances run October 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, and 27.

Later in the fall, Lise returns to the Wiener Staatsoper and the title role in Strauss’s Salome for four performances on November 16, 19, 22, and 25. Conducted by Peter Schneider, this production also features Herwig Pecoraro, Janina Baechle, and Alan Held.

December finds Lise making her long-awaited debut in Seoul, Korea performing her signature role, Puccini’s icy Princess Turandot, in concert at Seoul Arts Center.

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Photo: Nicolas Brodard / Verbier Festival