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Sara Jakubiak, soprano

Sara Jakubiak
Photo by Ashley Plante

Appeared in the concert The Key of Dreams, which was performed on March 22, 2019 at Carnegie Hall.

In 2018, Sara Jakubiak created the role of Heliane in Christof Loy’s Das Wunder der Heliane at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Other recent highlights include Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Bavarian State Opera, Agathe in Der Freischütz at the Semperoper Dresden, and portrayals of Tatiana in Eugene Onegin and Marta in The Passenger in new productions with the Frankfurt Opera. Other roles have included Marie in Wozzeck at the English National Opera, Polina in The Gambler at the Dutch National Opera, Marietta in Die Tote Stadt at the Hamburg State Opera, Elsa in Johannes Erath’s production of Lohengrin at the Graz Opera, and Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus with the Israeli Philharmonic.

In the 2018–19 season, Ms. Jakubiak will sing Marietta in a new production of Die Tote Stadt at the Komische Oper, directed by Robert Carsen. She joins the Bavarian State Opera in a reprise of her role as Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and the Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg in Mahler’s Eighth Symphony. Other concert performances include Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass with the Hallé Orchestra and Erwartung with the Bergen Philharmonic. She will also make a studio recording of Erwartung with the Chandos label.

Ms. Jakubiak was a member of the ensemble at the Frankfurt Opera between 2014 and 2018, and performed as Prima Donna in Ariadne auf Naxos, Marie in Die Tote Stadt, Lina in Stiffelio, Polina in The Gambler, Marie in Der Diktator, Alice Ford in Falstaff, the Goose Girl in Königskinder, and Freia in Das Rheingold.

Spring 2019