In the 2022–23 season, soprano Golda Schultz debuts at Opéra National de Paris and Lyric Opera of Chicago as Micaëla in Carmen and sings Madame Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmélites for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. She also returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Adina in L’elisir d’amore, to Wiener Staatsoper as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, and joins the Boston Symphony for Luonnotar. She makes her San Francisco Symphony debut with this week’s performances, and returns next week for Sibelius’s Luonnotar.

Born in South Africa and trained at the Juilliard School and Bayerische Staatsoper Opernstudio, Ms. Schultz’s appearances include Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro at Wiener Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zürich and Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier at Salzburger Festspiele and New National Theatre Tokyo; Clara in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life at San Francisco Opera; Liù in Turandot at Wiener Staatsoper; Agathe in Der Freischütz at Bayerische Staatsoper; Vitellia in La clemenza di Tito at Salzburger Festspiele; and multiple roles at the Metropolitan Opera.

Last season she joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra for Strauss’s Vier letzte Lieder, debuted with New York Philharmonic Orchestra in Brentano Lieder, and joined the Philhadelphia Orchestra for Mozart’s Requiem. In 2020, Ms. Schultz was featured soloist of the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms on a program broadcast live to a global audience of millions. In 2022, she released her debut solo album, This Be Her Verse, on Alpha Classics, exploring the world and inspirations of female composers from the Romantic era to present day.


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