During the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons, Juliana Zara is a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper‘s Opera Studio where her repertoire includes parts such as Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen, Mercedes in Lehár’s Schön ist die Welt, Najade in Strauss‘ Ariadne auf Naxos, Isotta in Strauss‘ Die schweigsame Frau, Philine in Thomas‘ Mignon, and the world-premiere of Srnka’s Singularity. From 20th January 2021, 7 pm, a performance of Lehár’s Schön ist die Welt will be on-demand with her singing Mercedes del Rossa.
In April 2021, Juliana Zara will be part of the world-premiere of Santcovsky’s Transstimme at Münchener Biennale. Her operatic repertoire includes parts such as Sophie in Massenet’s Werther, Blonde in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Zerbinetta in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Adele in Strauß’ Die Fledermaus.
The coloratura soprano is dedicated to contemporary works and performed Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915, Haven’s dream house, Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre, Neuwirth’s Piazza dei Numeri, Rihm’s Ophelia Sings, and Orff’s Carmina Burana. The chamber musician has sung Delage’s Quatres poèmes hindous and Clérambault’s Orphée. She also loves to sing lied-recitals and performed Debussy’s Ariettes oubliées as well as a joined recital at Carnegie Hall.
In 2017, Juliana Zara made her debut at the Boston Early Music Festival. She was accompanied in performances by Bayerisches Staatsorchester, ECHO Ensemble Berlin, Göttinger Symphoniker, Oberlin Baroque Ensemble, Oberlin Chamber Ensemble. At the Bayerische Staatsoper, she works with conductors including Andrea Battistoni, Ivor Bolton, Paolo Carignani, Constantinos Carydis, Pierre Dumoussaud, Asher Fisch, Patrick Hahn, Friedrich Haider, Patrick Lange, Erik Nielsen.
This biography is for information only and should not be reproduced. © Artistainternational, December 2020.