Soprano (United States)
Overseer in Elektra. Previously: Gerhilde in Die Walküre (2015).
About the Artist:
Julie Makerov returns to HGO after her debut as Gerhilde in Die Walküre (2015). She won the 2010 Dora Award, Canada’s most prestigious live theater honor, for her portrayal of Senta in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. Recent engagements include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Sieglinde in Die Walküre with the American Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leon Botstein, Chrysothemis in Elektra with Des Moines Metro Opera, and the Queen of Hearts in Unsuk Chin’s Alice in Wonderland with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. She has performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as the Mother in Hansel and Gretel, Los Angeles Opera as Senta, Canadian Opera Company as the title roles in Tosca and Rusalka and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, in Salzburg as Senta under the baton of Sir Ivor Bolton, and Frankfurt Opera as Margherita in Boito’s Mefistofele. She reprised the role of Rusalka in the Czech Republic with the ČeskýKrumlov International Music Festival. Other highlights include her debuts with Theater Erfurt and Frankfurt Opera singing the title role in Tosca and performing in Matsumoto, Japan, with Seiji Ozawa’s internationally acclaimed Saito Kinen festival.