Described as “vocally resplendent,” “powerful,” and possessing “impeccable coloratura” (San Francisco Chronicle), soprano Alisa Jordheim is praised for her compelling and vocally assured performances in opera, oratorio, musical theatre, both early and new music, and recital. Some of Ms. Jordheim’s recent performances include Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites with Caramoor; Lola in the world premiere of Aldridge’s Sister Carrie, Lulu Baines in Elmer Gantry, Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, and Frasquita in Carmen with Florentine Opera; Satirino in La Calisto, the Page in Rigoletto, and Zweite Knabe in Die Zauberflöte with Cincinnati Opera; Marzelline in Fidelio with Madison Opera; Micaëla in “Carmen in Concert” with the Columbus Symphony; Nannetta in Falstaff with Emerald City Opera; and soprano soloist in Torke’s Book of Proverbs with the Grant Park Music Festival, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Madison Symphony, and Messiah with the Madison Bach Musicians. Ms. Jordheim is an alumna of the Merola Opera Program (Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia, Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro), Central City Opera Young Artist Program (Flora in The Turn of the Screw, Fredrika in A Little Night Music), Florentine Opera Studio, and the University of Cincinnati CCM. She is the recipient of a 2016 Sullivan Foundation Award, two-time winner of the Wisconsin District MONC Auditions, winner of the Bel Canto Regional Artists Competition, 2nd Place winner of the Classical Singer Competition, and a Fulbright Scholar and American Scandinavian Foundation Fellow having studied Scandinavian song and diction in Norway.
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