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AMANDA WOODBURY, Soprano

AMANDA WOODBURY
Photo by Fay Fox

Will appear in Sons of Bach, on December 19, 2019 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. 

 A native of Crestwood, Kentucky, soprano Amanda Woodbury has been praised by the San Francisco Chronicle as having a voice that is “bright, beautifully colored, and full of strength and passion.” The 2019 – 2020 season sees Ms. Woodbury’s role debut as Ophélie in Thomas’ Hamlet with Hong Kong Opera, and a return to the role of Konstanze in Alison Moritz’s production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Opera Omaha. Ms. Woobdury also returns to the Metropolitan Opera to cover the title role in a new production of Manon and the role of Countess in Le nozze di Figaro. Orchestral appearances include an appearance with American Symphony Orchestra for a concert of Bach Arias, marking her Alice Tully Hall debut.

The 2018 – 2019 season sees Ms. Woodbury return to the Metropolitan Opera for a 5th season, with roles including Leïla in Les Pêcheurs de perles, conducted by Emanuel Villaume, and Woglinde in Robert Lepage’s productions of Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung, conducted by Philippe Jordan. Ms. Woodbury also makes house debuts as Violetta in La traviata with both the Glimmerglass Festival and San Antonio Opera, and as Juliette in Roméo et Juliette with Hawaii Opera Theater.

Career highlights include multiple appearances at the Metropolitan Opera including a role debut as Juliette in the new Bartlett Sher production of Roméo et Juliette, Leïla in Les Pêcheurs des perles, Tebaldo in Don Carlo, appearances on the Rising Stars concert series, and covers of Norina in Don Pasquale and Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffmann.