I have been very busy for the last few months and have let my website fall behind, so, here is an update of what I have been up to since the 15/16 season started!
My season began with Giovanna in Rigoletto which was a lovely experience, not a big role but a lovely one nonetheless! In October I covered Miranda in The Tempest and Smeton in Anna Bolena for which had the honour of stepping in for a sick colleague for rehearsals. To get to see Edita Gruberova (who was singing Anna Bolena) work was a great privilege.
Rehearsals for Hänsel und Gretel began mid October and due to a late arriving Hänsel I got to rehearse the role for the first 3 weeks. I then had the opportunity to jump in for an unwell Daniela Sindram in the Generalprobe of Hänsel und Gretel with Christian Thielemann conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra! It was definitely a day to remember! I also prepared the role of Charlotte in Werther (which I will be covering while touring to Oman in April), two roles in Veç Makropolis and a handful of smaller roles.
January will see me reprising Giovanna and Waltraute in Die Walküre and in Febuary I will debut the role of the Kitchen boy on Rusalka
All in all it has been a productive start to the season!