Marjorie Owens is a former member of the Sächsische Staatsoper, Dresden, and a Grand Finals Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and is receiving a great deal of acclaim as one today’s most exciting young dramatic sopranos. This is her ENO debut. The current season includes her company debut with Opera Theatre of St Louis in the title role of Ariadne on Naxos and her return to the Semperoper as Senta Der fliegende Holländer, as well as a return to the Metropolitan Opera’s roster.
Recent engagements include: debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the title role in Aida; a return to the Teatro Massimo di Palermo as Dorotka in Weinberger’s Svanda; a reprisal of her success as Freihild Guntram (Washington Concert Opera); performances with the New York City Ballet in their Morgen programme; a series of orchestrated Strauss songs; and a number of leading roles at her home company in Dresden – the title role in Strauss’s Daphne, Senta, Amelia Grimaldi Simon Boccanegra and Elisabetta Don Carlo.
Last updated: 5th February 2016