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Jacquelyn Wagner

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The young American soprano has rapidly gained international recognition and established herself as a first-class signer of German, French and Italian repertoire, what she presents on all main stages. The season 2017/18 started with her portray as Alice in Falstaff at the Vlaamse Opera, followed by her role-debut as Leonore in Fidelio at Theater St. Gallen. Various concerts, like Four last songs at both Liceu Barcelona and Orchesta sinfónica de Tenerife as well as her role-debut as Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier close the season.

A milestone of her career was her success as Arabella in a new production at De Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, a role she also interpreted before at Minnesota Opera as well as at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. Subsequently, there followed major role-and house-debuts, like Pamina in The Magig Flute (Constantin Trinks) and Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte (Philippe Jordan) at the Opéra de Paris Bastille, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Daniele Gatti) and Leonore in Fidelio (Myung Whun-Chung) both at La Scala di Milano, Giovanna d’Arco (Will Humburg) in Bonn, Vitellia in ”La clemenza di Tito” at the Opéra National du Rhin (Andreas Spering), a concert version of Feuersnot in New York Carnegie Hall, Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, Mimi in La Bohème at the Opera Cologne, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Munich State Opera, Desdemona in Otello at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. She also returned to the Deutsche Oper Berlin as Donna Anna and Violetta in La Traviata.

Future projects include her debuts at the Salzburger Festspiele as Eva in The Mastersingers of Nuremberg”, at the Theater an der Wien as Euryanthe, titelrole and as Agathe in Freischütz at Zurich Opera, her returns to the Semperoper Dresden in Fidelio, to Opéra de Paris Bastille for new production of Don Giovanni, to the Deutsche Oper Berlin as Rosalinde’ (Die Fledermaus), as Tatjana (Eugen Onegin) to the Liceu Barcelona and as Alcina/titelrole to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf. Jacquelyn Wagner has got a significant concert-repertoire, which will lead her to upcoming concerts with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra (V. Gergiev) in Munich and Paris, to the Konzerthaus in Vienna (Philippe Jordan) and to various gala-concerts like to the Dzintari Festival Riga (Ainars Rubikis).

The artist started as a member at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where she has sung all important parts of her repertoire. Guest engagements led her to the Oper Frankfurt (Nozze di Figaro), to Toulon (Freischütz), to the Miami Opera (Donna Anna to the Semperoper Dresden (Micaela), to the Grand Théâtre de Genève (Fiordiligi), the Staatstheater Stuttgart, the Vlaamse Opera Antwerp, the Opéra de Marseille, the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona.

Jacquelyn Wagner studied at the Manhattan School of Music and at the Oakland University of Michigan and won numerous international competitions like the International Voice Competition Francisco Vinas, the Voice Competition Renata Tebaldi and the Panasonic Voice Competition in New York in Alice Tully Hall. 

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