Julia Sitkovetsky

British/American coloratura soprano Julia Sitkovetsky has forged a burgeoning career as an internationally acclaimed singing actress. Known for her superior musicianship and firm vocal technique, she is sought after for her ability to sing and interpret the most daunting vocal repertoire.

Already known as a formidable Königin der Nacht, Ms. Sitkovetsky opens her 2020-21 season with a new production of Die Zauberflöte at Semperoper Dresden. In addition, she returns to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where she is an audience favorite, for Morgana in Alcina, Elvira in I Puritaniand Die Zauberflöte.

Recent seasons have included appearances at Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Le Feu/La Princesse/Le Rossignol in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges and Waldvogel in Siegfriedand at Semperoper, where she debuted last year as Königin der Nacht. This role also served as her debut with Scottish Opera and earned her an invitation to debut it at Teatro Santiago de Chile. Oper Hannover has featured her in Was Ihr Wollt and Der junge LordShe sang her first Gilda in Rigoletto at Landestheater Linz.

An accomplished recitalist, she has appeared in concert at Wigmore Hall, on BBC radio, and with the Warsaw Philharmonic. The 2020 release of her CD of Rachmaninov songs with renowned pianist Roger Vignoles on the Hyperion label earned outstanding reviews. Music Web International said ‘…Sitkovetsky’s fluency and flexibility of phrasing are eminently satisfying…a remarkable achievement by an artist making her debut on disc.’

Julia has been the recipient of numerous awards in Paris, Vienna, and the United Kingdom and received her training at Oxford University and the Guildhall School of Music. An exemplary artist from a young age, she made her operatic debut at the age of 16 in the Glyndebourne/English National Opera production of Britten’s Turn of the Screw