Measha Brueggergosman

Soprano Measha Brueggergosman's highlights on the opera stage include the roles of Giulietta and Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffmann, Elettra in Idomeneo, Madame Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmélites, Jenny in Weill's Mahagonny, Emilia Marty in The Makropulos Case, Hannah in Miroslav Srnka's Make No Noise, and Sister Rose in Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking. On the concert platform her appearances include engagements with the Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, New World Symphony, and the London Symphony Orchestra. She made her San Francisco Symphony debut in 2005.

Ms. Brueggergosman began her career predominantly committed to the art of the song recital and has presented innovative programs at Carnegie Hall, Washington’s Kennedy Center, London’s Wigmore Hall, both the Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Vienna, Madrid's Teatro Real, as well as at the Schwarzenberg, Edinburgh, Verbier and Bergen festivals with collaborative pianists Justus Zeyen, Roger Vignoles, Julius Drake, and Simon Lepper.

For the Deutsche Grammophon label, she recorded Surprise, featuring works by Schoenberg, Satie, and Bolcom, and Night and Dreams, which features songs by Mozart, Brahms, Strauss, Schubert, Debussy, Duparc, and Fauré. Her recording of Wagner’s Wesendonk Lieder with Franz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra earned her a Grammy nomination.

Measha Brueggergosman champions the education and involvement of new audiences and holds several honorary doctorates and ambassadorial titles with international charities.

(June 2017)