Julie Wyma

Julie Wyma

Coloratura Soprano

"Self-confident air and a strong, beautiful voice." -Kansas City Metropolis
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«“soprano Julie Wyma sparkled with a self-confident air and a strong, beautiful voice... [she] appeared to be a youthful rising talent.” [don pasquale]»
Kansas City Metropolis (2016)
«"Julie Wyma... was a compassionate Belinda." [Dido and aeneas]»
opera magazine (2016)
«“Julie Wyma’s account of the maid, Annina’s, small but important part stood out.” [la traviata]»
Worcester Telegram and Gazette (2016)
2017Beethoven: FidelioMarzelline
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteKönigin der Nacht (Queen of the Night)
2017Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelGretel
2016Verdi: RigolettoGilda
2016Mozart: RequiemSoprano soloist
2016Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Soprano soloist
2016Purcell: Dido and AeneasBelinda
2016WeihnachtskonzertSoloist
2016Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteDie Konigin der Nacht
2015Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48, D minorSoprano
2012Verdi: La TraviataAnnina
2012Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2012Rossini: La CenerentolaClorinda
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErster Knabe
2011Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2010Adamo: Little WomenAmy March
2009Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2009Massenet: WertherSophie
2009Donizetti: Don PasqualeNorina
2008Handel: SemeleIris
2008Puccini: Gianni SchicchiLauretta
2004Bizet: CarmenFrasquita

Bio


Julie Wyma has been praised for her “strong, solid performances” and “soaring, powerful voice.” Her operatic highlights include Pamina and The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Gilda in Rigoletto, Musetta in La Bohème, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, Sophie in Werther, Amy in Little Women, Norina in Don Pasquale, Despina in Così fan tutte, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Monica in The Medium, Beauty in Beauty and the Beast, Frasquita in Carmen, and Lisette in La Rondine. Of her Norina, the Kansas City Metropolis said: "soprano Julie Wyma sparkled with a self-confident air and a strong, beautiful voice.”

Ms. Wyma’s upcoming performances include the soprano solos in Mozart's Requiem and Mass in C in Berlin;  her role debut as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with the Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde in Chorin, Germany, and a concert of German Lieder in New London, New Hampshire.

Recent performances have included the role of Gilda in Verdi's Rigoletto and Christmas concerts with the Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde at Kloster Chorin, Germany; Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème and Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Puccini's Toaster in Berlin; the Soprano solos in Mozart's Requiem and Fauré's Requiem, all in Berlin; a concert of music by the American expatriate author and composer Paul Bowles in Magdeburg and Berlin, Germany with tenor Laurent Martin; Lovers’ Quarrels, a concert of operatic duets and arias with her husband, Peter Furlong, in Concord, New Hampshire and Niemegk, Germany; Three Tenors and a Soprano concerts in Cornish and New London, New Hampshire; and Viva Divas!, a concert of operatic arias, duets, and trios in Phoenix, Arizona and Berlin, Germany. 

Her oratorio repertoire includes the soprano solos in Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Matthäeus-Passion, and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus, Haydn’s Heiligmesse, Mozart's Requiem, Mass in C, and Krönungsmesse, Fauré’s Requiem, and Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine. She has presented recitals in Berlin, Germany; Antwerp, Belgium; and throughout the United States.

In addition to her singing credits, Ms. Wyma is also no stranger to opera production, having worked as a Stage Director, Costume Designer, Wig and Makeup Artist, Assistant Stage Manager, and in set construction. In 2010 she was awarded a grant for a production of Massenet's Werther, which she directed and performed in Bloomington, Indiana. She is an alumna of Indiana University, The University of Missouri - Kansas City, and The University of Arizona.






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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta) Marenka Brandenburgische Konzertorchester Eberswalde 2018
Beethoven: Fidelio Marzelline No Voci Inglesi 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Pamina No Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Königin der Nacht (Queen of the Night) Immediately Voci Inglesi 2017
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Gretel 1 week Berlin Opera Collaborative 2017

Awards

Anna Sosenko Assist Trust grant
2017
US Embassy to Germany performance grant
2017

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