Sara Jakubiak

Sara Jakubiak


Vocalists — Soprano

“Sara Jakubiak is a seductive, calculating Polina, lending bell-like vocal clarity a cruel edge...” —Shirley Apthorp, Financial Times, December 19, 2013 - Polina in 'The Gambler' at the Netherlands Opera

“Sara Jakubiak is a touching, vocally beautiful Elsa, who is just as impressive in her pure, angelic innocence as in the fatalistic undertow of her questioning and eventual existential despair.” —Harold Haslmayr, Die Presse, October 3, 2013 - Elsa in 'Lohengrin' at Oper Graz

“If the most powerful moments come from ENO’s superlative orchestra, it is not for want of interest on stage, especially when Sara Jakubiak’s Marie is singing. This luscious-voiced American, new to these shores, is an exciting performer, with a radiant upper register and good diction – she must be invited back.” —Andrew Clark, Financial Times, May 13, 2013 - Marie in 'Wozzeck' at the English National Opera

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American soprano Sara Jakubiak has been praised by the New York Times for her "plush-voiced, impressive soprano" and by Opera News as a “talented, highly musical singer.”

With her career rapidly expanding in North America and now Europe, Sara Jakubiak made her role and company debut as Elsa von Brabant in Lohengrin at Opera Graz in a new production by Johannes Erath and costumes by Christian Lacroix. She also debuted at De Nederlandse Opera in Andrea Breth’s new production of Prokofiev’s The Gambler as Polina under the baton of Marc . . .

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