Parlando: The COC Blog

6/10/2011

Next Season's Debut Artists: Erin Wall

[This is part of a series profiling the artists making their COC debuts in the 2011/2012 season]

"(She) sang gloriously . . . defiantly launching her voluminous soprano through the fabric of the ensembles and coursing through the coloratura with precision and verve." – Opera News

Name: Erin Wall

Range: Soprano

Where she's from: Vancouver, British Columbia

What she's singing: She's singing two roles with the COC: Clémence in Saariaho's Love from Afar from Feb. 2 to 22 (her COC debut) and Antonia in Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann from April 10 to May 14.

Where she's been: Marguerite in Faust, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Antonia in The Tales of Hoffman (upcoming) with Lyric Opera of Chicago. Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Metropolitan Opera and the Washington National Opera. Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream with La Scala.

Links

Watch and Listen

One of the roles she'll sing with the COC is Antonia in The Tales of Hoffmann. In this video from Santa Fe Opera, she sings "Elle a fui, la torterelle," one of Antonia's arias:

Here she is as Violetta in La Traviata

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001