Soprano Serena Eduljee’s current season includes a full schedule in the Pacific Northwest, including performances as Queen of the Night/First Lady (Die Zauberflote), Katya (Katya Kabanova), Violetta (La Traviata), and Gretel (Hansel und Gretel) for the Seattle Opera previews, Frasquita (Carmen) with Pacific Northwest Opera, and the title role of Cinderella in Seattle Opera’s touring production of Cinderella in Spain. As a recipient of the Seattle Opera Guild/OperaPlus Artist Scholarship for 2016, she recently performed as Frasquita in Pacific Northwest Opera’s production of Carmen; and Alitsa and Raccoon for Seattle Opera’s commissioned cycle Our Earth, as well as in recital, gala, and chorus performances for Seattle Opera. Entertainment News Northwest calls Serena “magnetic,” claiming “Eduljee has one of those luminous stage presences that make me want to see much more of her in the future.” Among the roles in her repertoire, Ms. Eduljee has performed as the title role in Semele,Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Marie (La Fille du Régiment), Alkandre (Faure’s rarely done, Penelope), and Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) as well as covering the roles of Gilda (Rigoletto) and Adele (Die Fledermaus). In previous seasons, Serena appeared with Skagit Opera, OperaBend and the Central Oregon Symphony, Opera Mariposa, Portland Summer Opera Workshop, and Ensign Symphony, for whom she was the soloist for the US premiere of Tommasso Traetta’s lost motet, In nocte plena, performed at Benaroya Hall, Seattle. This spring, Serena returns as a featured soloist for the ten-year anniversary of the Ten Grands Gala at Benaroya Hall. Serena is thrilled to make her debut with Puget Sound Concert Opera as Walter in La Wally; and with Vashon Opera as Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) in 2018. Serena was a participant in the OperaWorks Advanced Artist Program in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She currently resides in Issaquah.
Share This Speaker