Nominated!

Azucena was my Verdi debut and a huge part of the battle was overcoming my own insecurity as whether I really possessed the vocal heft,...

Tschüss, 2020

This year was pretty fucking rough. The pandemic and the accompanying isolation, anxiety, and fear served as pressure points for any...

TWICE THROUGH THE HEART

Opening night. How incredible, strange, and sheerly, blazingly lucky to have actually made it to this point. I feel like I have been...

Pausa.

Today, Austria took new action on the Coronavirus, limiting public gatherings to 500 people outside, and 100 people inside. They also...

Last Prophete

In just under an hour, I will sing my last performance of Fides in Meyerbeer's Le prophete. It's always a little sad to say good-bye to a...

Stride la vampa!

T-Minus 2 Minutes until the premiere of il Trovatore! Verdi ain't no joke. I've definitely sung longer roles (hello Amme, hello Fidès!),...

Viel Glück

WARNING: LONG POST WITH TONAL SHIFTS 😂 So, 2019 is almost over. Where was I at this time last year? Yes, here in Linz, but in a...

Opening night!

It’s opening night! When I first looked over the role of Fidés my eyes might have popped out of my head a bit!😳🤯🤪Pauline Viardot, the...

My second year

Thanks Landestheater Linz for an amazing second season! It was an exciting, at times challenging, season (first Wagner role, a pretty...

Auf wiedersehen, Klytämnestra

Last night was my final performance as Klytämnestra in Elektra. I love the roles that don’t politely ask but demand everything you’ve got...

The gang's back!

Before: (Elektra, Klytämnestra, Chrysothemis) And after: (wine at Das Anton) It's been so amazing to be reunited with my colleagues from...

My first year

My first Spielzeit at Linz has come to a close! I'm so grateful to this opera house for giving me a full-time career in opera, and for...

13 Fragen

Thanks so much Magdalena Hoisbauer for translating my interview into German! https://landestheater-linz.blogspot.com/2018/07/13-fragen-ka...

Linz debut

When I found out, back in mid-March, that I was going to be singing the Amme in Frau Ohne Schatten, I was a bit freaked out to be honest....

Gratitude

I admit that I often grumble when I have to come up to the castle for work --the time I have to allow, the gaggle of tourists on the...

Linz, here we come.

So there’s this: In mid-August, Molly and I will be moving to Linz, Austria. We are moving there because I am starting a two year...