Amanda  Key

Amanda Key

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteKönigin Der Nacht (queen Of The Night)
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2014Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta)Kathinka
2013Vivaldi: Ottone in VillaTullia
2013Verdi: RigolettoGilda

Bio


Amanda Key is known for her "wonderful light lyric voice with a smashing top." The American Soprano graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor Degree in Vocal Performance and finished her Master's Degree in Classical Voice at the Amsterdam Conservatory. She participated in many international masterclasses such as the International Opera Academy in Schwerte, Germany under the direction of Yamina Maamar and Norbert Schmittberg, and the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, directed under Joan Dornemann of the Metropolitan Opera's young artist program. She also attended the European Music Academy in Teplice under the direction of Maestro Wolfgang Scheidt and was a finalist in the 2016 Beethoven Award performing scenes from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna, Barbarina) and Cosi fan tutte (Despina) with the North Czech Philharmonic at the Prague Municipal House.

Amanda has performed various opera roles in productions such as Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna) in Thessaloniki, Greece,  Die Zauberflöte (Königin der Nacht en Erste Dame) with B.O.O.M!, Vivaldi’s Ottone in Villa-Macht Oder Liebe (Tullia) with Oper Oder Spree in Germany, Rigoletto (Gilda), Die Verkaufte Braut (Esmerelda and Kathinka), Gianni Schicchi (Gherardino), Die Fledermaus (Ida), and has participated in the chorus of The Merry Wives of Windsor at Texas Tech University, Dialogues of the Carmelites with Austin Lyric Opera, and L'Elisir D'Amore with the Dutch National Opera Academy. She is a current soloist in many opera, oratorio and choir performances throughout the Netherlands and Belgium, including soloist at Arnhems Oratorium Koor, Dordrecht Opera Koor, and Volendams Opera Koor. Furthermore, KeySung Classical Duo with pianist Sunghee Jo and soprano Amanda Key, regularly performs repertoire such as Spirituals in churches throughout the Netherlands. Amanda is an aspiring opera singer living in the Netherlands and working in Europe.

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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Susanna Immediately Hellenic Music Foundation 2016
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Königin Der Nacht (queen Of The Night) No B.O.O.M! Bold Opera On the Move 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Susanna B.O.O.M! Bold Opera On the Move 2016
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Susanna B.O.O.M! Bold Opera On the Move 2015
Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta) Kathinka Opera Holland Noord 2014