Thursday, May 15, 2008

Lists, 2008

Adina, L’elisir d’amore
Norina, Don Pasquale
Musetta, La Boheme
Susanna, Le Nozze di Figaro
Nannetta, Falstaff
Baby Doe, The Ballad of Baby Doe
Gilda, Rigoletto
Juliette, Romeo et Juliette
Anne Trulove, The Rake’s Progress
Lucia, Lucia di Lammermoor

SOON (3-5 years):
Susannah, Susannah
Manon, Manon
Melisande, Pelleas et Melisande (yummm)
Fiordiligi, Cosi fan tutte
Donna Anna, Don Giovanni
Konstanze, Abduction
Elvira, I puritani
Amina, La Sonnambula
Micaela, Carmen
Alcina, Alcina
Rodelinda, Rodelinda (Handel and his creative titles...)

FUTURE (5+ years???):
Countess, Le nozze di Figaro (whaaa?)
Juliet, I Capuletti ei Monetcchi
Arabella, Arabella
Violetta, La Traviata

Srsly!! The future is wide open... And no, this isn’t a hint of any big news or a new role on the books for coming seasons. Just continued reshaping and growing of repertoire - and of dreams.


Citizen F said...

Oh my, I'd love to hear you sing Lucia. I heard Pelleas et Melisande for the first time when my roommate was writing a paper on the opera, and man is it good. You've got quite an impressive list! I hope I get to here some of those at the Met. ;)

Completely Coloratura said...

How exciting! Thinking about new rep is so much fun. Your post here is coincidental in that, just this week, my teacher and I managed to get some sounds out of me that he said were the "best (i.e., fullest) I've heard yet." Although I just sang Konstanze, I learned that, really, I'm probably more of a Blonde, at least right now, at least in larger houses than where I sang. But, maybe there's a bigger voice in there for me too.

You mention Anne Trulove and Sophie (in your old list)--those have been suggested to me too lately. I don't know about you, but for me, it's really difficult getting past this conceptualization of "my small, slender voice"... despite

Happy exploring! =)

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