The Barber of Seville. Previously: Second Water Nymph in Rusalka (2016); the Fox in The Little Prince andSuzuki in Madame Butterfly (2015); and Eliza Goodman in the HGOco world premiere of After the Storm (2016).
About the Artist:
HGO Studio alumna Sofia Selowsky (2014–16) has been heard in multiple HGO productions, following her mainstage debut as Suzuki in Madame Butterfly. During her time in the Studio she was heard as the Fox in Rachel Portman’s The Little Prince, the Second Wood Nymph in Rusalka, Nell Gwynn in the world premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players, and Eliza in the world premiere of David Hanlon’s After the Storm. In the current season, she sang performances of Argento’s Casa Guidi with Lexington Philarmonic and Mozart’s Requiemwith North Carolina Symphony. Future performances this season include a concert of the music of Pergolesi with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, her Atlanta Opera debut as Mercédès in Carmen, and her debut with Des Moines Metro Opera in its 2018 summer season. In the summer of 2017, she returned to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Frau Grubach in The Trial. Selowsky also performs frequently with symphony orchestras throughout the United States. In 2015, she debuted with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada in Schubert’s The Pilgrimage of the Rose and returned to the orchestra in the 2016–17 season in performances of de Falla’s Three Cornered Hat. Also that season, she debuted with Minnesota Orchestra in performances of Handel’s Messiah, and with Sarasota Orchestra in Mozart’s Requiem, led by Music Director Anu Tali.