Carol Conrad

Carol Conrad

Accompanist

Pianist, Repetiteur
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Pianist Carol Conrad was born in Chicago and trained as a pianist at The University of Southern California and The Juilliard School of Music in New York. Carol Conrad has since 1993 acted as repetitør and accompanist at the Royal Teater, The Royal Danish Academy of Music, The New Theater, the New Opera, Opera Academy, Carl Nielsen International Competition, the Danish Radio and has held a position as solo repetiteur at The Royal Opera in Copenhagen. Carol has co-founded OperetteKompagniet in Copenhagen together with Thomas Peter Koppel.

Already from college time Carol worked as an accompanist and repetitør at The Juilliard Opera Center, The Juilliard School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Riverside Chorale, etc. At The Juilliard School of Music, she has accompanied the master classes with prominent artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Arlene Auger, Simon Estes, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Lynn Harrell and Dorothy DeLay. Carol Conrad has received a number of prizes and scholarships, including Victor Schiøler scholarship, Levi, Kleppel & Dubinsky Fund scholarships Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, New York, Jersey Young Artists Competition, New York, Chicago Musical Arts Society Music Award, MacDowell Artists Society Music Award.

Carol Conrad appears as soloist, chamber musician and accompanist in concerts in Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France and USA and is a recognized producer / musical arranger with many CD-recordings on her resume.

Opera / Operetta repertoire:
    •    Thomas Adès (1971– ): The Tempest
    •    Samuel Barber (1910–1981): Vanessa
    •    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827): Fidelio
    •    Vincenzo Bellini (1801–1835): Adelson e Salvini, Beatrice di Tenda, Bianca e Fernando (Bianca e Gernando), I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Norma, Il pirata, I puritani, La sonnambula, La straniera, Zaira
    •    Ralph Benatzky (1884–1957): Bezauberndes Fräulein, Meine Schwester und ichs, The White Horse Inn (Im weißen Rößl)
    •    Alban Berg (1885–1935): Lulu, Wozzeck
    •    Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990): Candide, A Quiet Place, Trouble in Tahiti, West Side Story
    •    Georges Bizet (1838–1875): Carmen, Les pêcheurs de perles
    •    Alexander Borodin (1833–1887): Prince Igor (Knyaz Igor)
    •    Benjamin Britten (1913–1976): Albert Herring, Billy Budd, Death in Venice, Gloriana, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Owen Wingrave, Paul Bunyan, Peter Grimes, The Rape of Lucretia, The Turn of the Screw
    •    Francesco Cilea (1866–1950): Adriana Lecouvreur, L'arlesiana
    •    Aaron Copland (1900–1990): The Tender Land
    •    John Corigliano (1938– ): The Ghosts of Versailles
    •    Noël Coward (1899–1973): Bitter Sweet
    •    Peter Maxwell Davies (1934–2016): Eight Songs for a Mad King,
    •    Claude Debussy (1862–1918): Pelléas et Mélisande,    •    
    •    Léo Delibes (1836–1891): Lakmé
    •    Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848): ,Anna Bolena, Don Pasquale, L'elisir d'amore,La favorite (La favorita), La fille du régiment, Linda di Chamounix, Lucia di Lammermoor, Lucrezia Borgia        
    •    Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904): Rusalka,                 
    •    George Gershwin (1898–1937): Porgy and Bess
    •    Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787): Alceste, Orfeo ed Euridice,
    •    Charles Gounod (1818–1893): Faust, Roméo et Juliette
    •    Enrique Granados (1867–1916): Goyescas
    •    George Frideric Handel (1685–1759): Alcina, Ariodante, Floridante, Giulio Cesare, Orlando, Partenope, Rodrigo,
    •    John Harbison (1938– ): The Great Gatsby
    •    Joseph Haydn (1732–1809):, Armida, Orlando paladino
    •    Peter Arnold Heise (1830–1879): Drot og marsk
    •    Victor Herbert (1859–1924): Babes in Toyland, Naughty Marietta,The Red Mill, The Serenade, Sweethearts, The Wizard of the Nile
    •    Richard Heuberger (1850–1914): Der Opernball
    •    Engelbert Humperdinck (1854–1921): Hänsel und Gretel
    •    Leoš Janáček (1854–1928): The Cunning Little Vixen (Příhody lišky Bystroušky), Káťa Kabanová, The Makropulos Affair (Věc Makropulos)
    •    Scott Joplin (1868–1917): A Guest of Honor, Treemonisha
    •    Emmerich Kálmán (1882–1953): Die Bajadere, Gräfin Mariza, Die Csárdásfürstin, Die Herzogin von Chicago, Kaiserin Josephine, Marinka, Die Zirkusprinzessin
    •    Jerome Kern (1885–1945): Show Boat
    •    Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897–1957): Die tote Stadt
    •    Édouard Lalo (1823–1892): ’
    •    Franz Lehár (1870–1948): Giuditta, Der Graf von Luxemburg, The Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns), The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe), Paganini, Der Zarewitsch
    •    Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857–1919): Pagliacci
    •    György Ligeti (1923–2006): Le Grand Macabre
    •    Pietro Mascagni (1863–1945): L'amico Fritz, Cavalleria rusticana,
    •    Jules Massenet (1842–1912): Manon, La Navarraise, Werther
    •    Gian Carlo Menotti (1911–2007): Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Consul, The Medium, The Old Maid and the Thief, The Saint of Bleecker Street, The Telephone, or L'Amour à trois
    •    Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643): L'Arianna, L'incoronazione di Poppea, L'Orfeo
    •    Douglas Moore (1893–1969): The Ballad of Baby Doe, The Devil and Daniel Webster
    •    Carl Nielsen (1865–1931): Maskarade
    •    Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880): Orpheus in the Underworld, La Périchole,The Tales of Hoffmann
    •    Krzysztof Penderecki (1933– ): The Devils of Loudun
    •    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710–1736): La serva padrona
    •    Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992): María de Buenos Aires
    •    Amilcare Ponchielli (1834–1886): La Gioconda
    •    Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953):The Love for Three Oranges (Lyubov k tryom apelsinam)
    •    Giacomo Puccini (1858–1923): La bohème, La fanciulla del West, Gianni Schicchi, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, La rondine, Suor Angelica, Il tabarro, Tosca, Il trittico, Turandot
    •    Henry Purcell (1659–1695): Dido and Aeneas, The Fairy-QueenQ[edit]
    •    Maurice Ravel (1875–1937): L'heure espagnole
    •    Emil Reesen (1887–1964): Farinelli
    •    Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868): Il barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, La gazza ladra, L'italiana in Algeri, Il turco in Italia, Il viaggio a Reims, William Tell
    •    Poul Ruders (1949– ): The Handmaid's Tale, Selma (Dancer in the Dark)
    •    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921): Samson et Dalila
    •    Alessandro Scarlatti (1660–1725): Griselda, Mitridate Eupatore,
    •    Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951): Moses und Aron
    •    Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975): Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Ledy Macbeth Mtsenskovo uyezda)
    •    Bedřich Smetana (1824–1884): The Bartered Bride (Prodaná nevěsta),
    •    Robert Stolz (1880–1975): Der Tanz ins Glück, Der verlorene Walzer
    •    Johann Strauss II (1825–1899): Die Fledermaus, Eine Nacht in Venedig, Wiener Blut, Der Zigeunerbaron
    •    Richard Strauss (1864–1949): Arabella, Ariadne auf Naxos, Elektra, Feuersnot, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Der Rosenkavalier, Salome
    •    Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971): The Rake's Progress
    •    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893): Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame, Pikovaya dama)
    •    Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767): Orpheus, Pimpinone
    •    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958): The Pilgrim's Progress
    •    Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901): Aida, Un ballo in maschera, Don Carlos, Ernani, Falstaff, La forza del destino, I Lombardi alla prima crociata, Macbeth, Nabucco, Otello, Rigoletto, Simon Boccanegra, La traviata, Il trovatore
    •    Richard Wagner (1813–1883): Lohengrin, Der Ring des Nibelungen (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung), Tannhäuser
    •    William Walton (1902–1983): The Bear
    •    Robert Ward (1917–2013): The Crucible
    •    Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826): Der Freischütz,
    •    Kurt Weill (1900–1950): Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny), Street Scene, The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)    
    •    Carl Zeller (1842–1898): Der Obersteiger, Der Vogelhändler
    •    Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871–1942): Der Zwerg



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