Manager: Elizabeth Crittenden , Artistic Advisor & Consultant
Management Territory: Worldwide
Soprano Sally Wolf has sung her brilliant dramatic coloratura and lyric repertoire all over Europe and North America in a career spanning over 30 years. In addition to her acclaimed portrayals of Mimi (LA BOHEME), Violetta (LA TRAVIATA), Lucia (LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR), and the title role in NORMA, Miss Wolf has sung many roles in the Mozart repertoire which included Donna Anna and Donna Elvira (DON GIOVANNI), Constanze (DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL), Countess (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO), Elettra (IDOMEMENEO), and Giunia (LUCIO SILLA). A former interpreter of . . . Queen of the Night in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, she performed 192 career performances of the role in most of the world's prestigious opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera Covent Garden, The Vienna Staatsoper, The Salzburg Festival, La Fenice in Venice, The Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin (Unter den Linden), San Francisco Opera, The Bayrische Oper (Munich), Theatre du Chatalet in Paris, Grand Theatre du Geneve, Trieste Opera, Monte Carlo Opera, Seattle Opera, Washington Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Canadian Opera, Dallas Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, New York City Opera, and many others as well.
For the 2009-2010 season Miss Wolf appeared as Helmwige in Seattle Opera’s RING cycle as well as Alice Ford in FALSTAFF with Seattle Opera. In the upcoming 2010-2011 season engagements for Miss Wolf include Berta in BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA with Seattle Opera and First Lady in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Austin Lyric Opera.
Other performances by Miss Wolf also include two major Rossini role debuts with Frankfurt Opera: the title role in SEMIRAMIDE and Amenaide in TANCREDI, as well as Elettra in IDOMENEO, Donna Elvira in DON GIOVANNI with Los Angeles Opera and New York City Opera, Donna Anna in DON GIOVANNI in Frankfurt, Seattle Opera, New York City Opera, Central City Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, and The Countess in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with Canadian Opera and Austin Lyric Opera. Miss Wolf also scored a major success at Carnegie Hall in New York singing Amalia in Verdi's I MASNADIERI with The Opera Orchestra of New York under Eve Queler. She repeated her acclaimed Gunia in LUCIO SILLA with The Salzburg Festival after performances of the role in Frankfurt, San Francisco, and The Mostly Mozart Festival in New York. Miss Wolf appeared with the Munich Festival as Donna Anna, and also essayed the difficult title role in NORMA for Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera and Florida Grand Opera. Her Constanze in DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL has been heard with Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Opera North in Leeds, England, Netherlands Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Edmonton Opera, Boston Baroque, and Austin Lyric Opera. Her title role in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR has been seen with Seattle Opera, Atlanta Opera, Opera Colorado, Pacific Opera in Victoria, Canada, Knoxville Opera, Spokane Symphony, and Austin Lyric Opera. Miss Wolf has also performed Violetta in LA TRAVIATA with Opera du Rhin in Strasbourg, France as well as Utah Opera, Austin Lyric, Pacific Opera, and Grand Rapids Opera. Seattle Opera also engaged Miss Wolf for Gretel in HANSEL UND GRETEL, the title role in BALLAD OF BABY DOE, Gilda in RIGOLETTO, Mimi in LA BOHEME.
A versatile performer Miss Wolf has sung other character roles such as Clorinda in LA CENERENTOLA and Elvira in L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI with Seattle Opera as well as Berta in BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA with Seattle Opera, New York City Opera and Florida Grand Opera and Madama Cortes in Rossini’s IL VIAGGIO A REIMS with New York City Opera. She has also performed numerous roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire and contemporary repertoire.
Orchestral appearances by Miss Wolf include Mozart's THE IMPRESSARIO with Mostly Mozart in New York, Verdi's REQUIEM with The Seattle Symphony, Richmond Symphony and The Berkshire Choral Institute, Mozart's REQUIEM with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY with The Seattle Symphony and The New York Chamber Orchestra under Gerard Schwartz, MESSIAH at Carnegie Hall with The Masterwork Chorus, and the Buffalo Philharmonic, ELIJAH with Palm Beach Masterworks Chorale, Bruch's DAS LIED VON DER GLOCKE with Seattle Symphony, Tchaikovsky's ROMEO & JULIETTE with The New Jersey Symphony, Beethoven's MISSA SOLEMNIS and the Brahms Requiem with The Westminster Symphonic Choir and Festival Orchestra, and appearances with the San Francisco Symphony in a program of Mozart Concert Arias.
Miss Wolf has also presented concert recital programs for the prestigious Silversea Cruise Line for Classical-themed Cruises aboard their ships in the Caribbean and Northern Europe.
Miss Wolf is currently on the voice faculty of Westminster Choir College/Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey where she has taught since 2001, and maintains a private voice studio as well. She has also been on the voice faculty of Westminster Choir College/Rider University’s summer program the Florence Voice Seminar in Florence, Italy since 2004. She has also given Master Classes, by invitation, for the Apprentice Artists Programs at Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, the Festival Lyrique in Belle-Ille, France, the Austin Lyric Opera and Opera New Jersey in Princeton. She has also presented master classes at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Washington, Seattle Washington.
(updated March 2011)