Amanda Majeski

Amanda Majeski


Vocalists — Soprano

“Ms. Majeski’s voice is ample and expressive...she sang with nuance and taste and made a vulnerable countess, a woman not just wounded but humiliated to have lost the love of her philandering husband.” —Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, September 23, 2014 - Countess Almaviva in 'Le nozze di Figaro' at the Metropolitan Opera with James Levine

“Amanda Majeski's lyrical and desperate Vreli totally convinced…” —Jörn Florian Fuchs, Die Welt, July 4, 2014 - Vreli in 'A Village Romeo and Juliet' at Oper Frankfurt

“Vitellia is the dramatic linchpin of "Clemenza," and Majeski, another Ryan Center alum, brings fearless vocalism and feistiness to the royal schemer who seeks to avenge herself on Tito for usurping a throne she believes is rightfully hers. Her technique is equal to the murderous demands of Vitellia's bravura arias, not least the huge vocal leaps and plunges of her great monologue, "Non piu di fiori," which shows the character's remorseful side.” —John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2014 - Vitellia in 'La clemenza di Tito' at the Lyric Opera of Chicago Festival

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American lyric soprano Amanda Majeski is rapidly garnering critical acclaim for the “silvery beauty” (Musical America) of her voice coupled with “refined power, effortless dynamic control and warm tonal color.” (San Francisco Chronicle)

In the 2014-2015 season, Amanda Majeski will make her Metropolitan Opera debut on opening night as Countess Almaviva in the new Richard Eyre production of Le nozze di Figaro conducted by James Levine, a production which will also be seen in HD broadcast. She returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Marta in The Passenger and also to . . .

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