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Elizabeth Reiter


Elizabeth Reiter
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The American soprano Elizabeth Reiter joined the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 2013/14. She recently enjoyed a triumph here as Asteria in a new production of Tamerlano. This season she adds a new Handel role to her repertoire: Melissa in a new production of Amadigi. She can also be heard as  Frasquita in Carmen and First Witch in Dido and Aeneas. She was one of the artists to appear online in concert as part of our „Opera Frankfurt at Home“ series. This versatile artist has performed many roles during her time in Frankfurt, including Armida (Rinaldo), Humperdinck's Gretel, Valencienne (Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress), Renee / Alice in Neuwirth's Lost Highway, a Walküre and the title role in Das Schlaue Fuchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen. Elizabeth Reiter has also appeared as a guest at places including the Staatstheater in Kassel, the Oper im Steinbruch St. Margarethen, Opera Memphis, the Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Chicago Opera Theatre. She sang Zerlina (Don Giovanni) under James Levine at Tanglewood Music Center and The Dragonfly (L’enfant et les sortilèges) under Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival. She studied at Manhattan School of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music and enjoyed success at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the Liederkranz Vocal Competition.

Find out more about Elizabeth Reiter on her website