Soprano (United States)
Cleopatra in Julius Caesar and Miss Thompson/Helen Mills/Adelaide Mills in The House without a Christmas Tree. Previously: Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro (2016, outdoor performances in 2006); Musetta in La bohème (2012); Atalanta in Xerxes (2010), Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008); Drusilla in The Coronation of Poppea, Frasquita in Carmen, Norina in performances of Don Pasquale (2006); Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, Xenia in Boris Godunov, Trisiphone/Charito/Aphrodite in Lysistrata (2005); the Rose in The Little Prince and La China in the world premiere of Salsipuedes (2004). First prize winner in HGO’s 2004 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2004–06).
About the Artist:
HGO Studio alumna Heidi Stober (2004–06) sang Cleopatra in Julius Caesar at HGO earlier this season and has also performed Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro (2016), Musetta in La bohème (2012), Atalanta in Xerxes (2010), Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008), Drusilla in The Coronation of Poppea (2006), Norina in performances of Don Pasquale (2006),and many others. She joined the Studio after winning first prize in HGO’s 2004 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. She enjoys a longstanding relationship with Deutsche Oper Berlin, appearing in a variety of leading roles including Pamina in The Magic Flute, Micaëla in Carmen, Susanna, Adina in a new production of The Elixir of Love, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Oscar in A Masked Ball, Nannetta in Falstaff, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and Princess Ninette in Robert Carsen’s new production of L’amour des trois oranges. Recent highlights include Norina in Laurent Pelly’s production of Don Pasquale at San Francisco Opera conducted by Giuseppe Finzi, Ricky Ian Gordon’s 27 with the Collegiate Chorale at New York City Center, and Adina for the Vienna State Opera. For the Metropolitan Opera, she has performed Gretel, Pamina, and Oscar. This season’s engagements include Micaëla, Oscar, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni for Deutsche Oper Berlin; Handel’s Esther with Music of the Baroque in Chicago; and Adina for Semperoper Dresden.