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About Amanda

Internationally renowned American soprano Amanda Majeski is a celebrated interpreter of Mozart, Strauss, Wagner and Handel. She is also highly acclaimed for her portrayal of Janáček’s Káťa Kabanová, making her debut with that role at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Best New Opera Production at the 2019 Olivier Awards), and having been described as “Katya of the moment”, following the London Symphony Orchestra concert performance conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in 2023.

During the 2023/24 season, Majeski returns to the Teatro Real Madrid as Marta The Passenger and performs Káťa in a new production directed by Calixto Bieito at the Semperoper Dresden. Recent highlights include her return to the Teatro Real Madrid as 3rd Norn and Gutrune Götterdämmerung, her debut with the Dutch National Opera as Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Káťa in concert at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Beethoven 9 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Vitellia  La clemenza di Tito for the Opéra de Paris.

Majeski made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Countess Almaviva in a new production of  Le nozze di Figaro, returning for a revival of  Don Giovanni conducted by Fabio Luisi and a new production of  Così fan tutte  under David Robertson. She made her mainstage debut with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Countess Almaviva with conductor Sir Andrew Davis, returning as Vitellia  La clemenza di Tito, Eva  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Marschallin Der Rosenkavalier, Marta The Passenger and Donna Elvira. She sang Blanche de la Force Dialogues des Carmélites for Pittsburgh Opera, Countess Almaviva in her debut for the Washington National Opera, and Countess Madeleine Capriccio, Komponist  Ariadne auf Naxos  and Fiordiligi  Così fan tutte for the Santa Fe Opera. Majeski made her European debut at the Semperoper Dresden, where she performed in new productions of Alcina and La clemenza di Tito, along with revivals of  Le nozze di Figaro  and  Capriccio. She sang Countess Almaviva and Eva for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, performed the title role Rusalka and her first Marschallin for Oper Frankfurt, made her debut with the Opernhaus Zürich as Marguerite Faust, and appeared at the Staatstheater Stuttgart and Teatro Colón.

Majeski sang Gutrune in a concert performance of  Götterdämmerung  with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden that was released on Naxos Records. Other concerts include Beethoven Symphony No.9 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic (Gustavo Dudamel) and Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Strauss  Vier letzte Lieder at Verizon Hall Philadelphia, National Concert Hall Dublin and with the Nürnberger Symphoniker, Berg Sieben frühe Lieder and Mozart  Requiem with the Sinfonie orchester Aachen and Wagner Wesendonck Lieder with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Her many recital appearances have included Italienisches Liederbuch at 92nd Street Y with pianist Julius Drake and her solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall. 

Majeski holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and Northwestern University. She was a member of San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program, the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and the Steans Institute at Ravinia, and is alumnus of the Ryan Opera Center. Awards include the George London Foundation Award, first prize of the Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition, and a Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation.

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23/24 Season Highlights

Mar 2024 - Mar 2024
Teatro Real, Madrid
Mieczyslaw Weinberg - Die Passagierin (Marta) Mirga Gražinytè-Tyla (conductor)
Apr 2024 - May 2024
Dresden Semperoper
Leoš Janáček - Katja Kabanova (title role) Alejo Pérez (conductor)
Jul 2024
Tanglewood Festival, USA
Wagner - Götterdämmerung (Gutrune) Andris Nelsons (conductor)