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Overview


Sarah richardson

soprano

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Sarah richardson

soprano

Sarah Richardson, a poised, serious Queen of the Night, sang the iconic ‘Der Hölle Rache…’ with precision, power, and a character-filled mix of grace and fire, stopping the show for a lengthy bit of applause.
— Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Photo Credit: Mark Frohna

More reviews from Milwaukee Opera Theatre's production of Zie Magic Flute:
Milwaukee Magazine
Shepherd Express
PlayOnMke
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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES


A Summer Vocal Recital

3:00 p.m. August 19

Daniel Ellis- baritone, Sarah Richardson- soprano, and Michel Shestak- pianist will be performing an all-English vocal recital. The event will be streamed on Facebook live for those not in the area. Works include songs by Libby Larson and Ralph Vaughan Williams, and various musical theatre selections. Monetary donations are appreciated, but not required.

https://www.facebook.com/events/312365885999904/

Bay Shore Lutheran Church

1200 E Hampton Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217


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Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 7:30pm – Wild West


Aaron Copland's  Hoe-Down and Saturday Night Waltz for Two Pianos, Four Hands from Rodeo
Pamela Kelly and Mary Ellen Haupert (pianists) 
 

Libby Larsen's Cowboy Songs
Sarah Richardson (soprano) and Michel Shestak (pianist) 
 

Libby Larsen's My Antonia
Sarah Richardson (soprano) and Michel Shestak (pianist) 
 

John Adams' Road Movies for Violin and Piano
Nancy Oliveros (violinist) and Mary Ellen Haupert (pianist) 


Zie Magic Flute

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Music by W. A. Mozart, Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder
English Adaptation by Daniel J. Brylow

Award-winning production of Zie Magic Flute
eaturing performers from Quasimondo Physical Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, and Cadance Collective.

January 18-27, 2019
Tripoli Shrine Center
3000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee

 

www.milwaukeeoperatheatre.org

 

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Artist's Statement


Artist's Statement


Pursuing a life of singing has been my goal since listening to my first mixed cassette of opera arias. My current home-base is Milwaukee, WI, but I was raised on a dairy farm in north-central Wisconsin. 

I love working on new projects and sharing my passion for singing with my students and my community. I believe it is important to forge new connections through creative music collaborations.  

BIO


BIO


Sarah Richardson, soprano, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from UW-Madison, where she worked with baritone, Paul Rowe and appeared in recitals, opera scenes and full opera productions, including the roles of Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) and Königin der Nacht (Die Zauberflöte). She also had the pleasure of performing in faculty concert productions including the annual Schubertiade and a tribute concert to Pierre Boulez.

Sarah received her Master of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee and Bachelor of Music degree from Viterbo University.  At UW-Milwaukee, Sarah was a teaching assistant for the voice department and performed the roles of Eurydice (Orpheus in the Underworld) and Laetitia (The Old Maid and the Thief). Sarah has performed with the retired Milwaukee Choral Artists and Ensemble Musical Offering. An interested in early music performance led Sarah to attend the Lute Society of America’s summer seminar, where she studied and sang with leaders in early music performance, including Ellen Hargis and Grant Herreid. Sarah’s awards include second place in Schubert Club Competition of St. Paul, Minnesota, and first place in the graduate division of the Wisconsin NATS Auditions. She was the 2013 winner of Bel Canto Chorus’s Regional Artists Competition, giving her the opportunity to perform as the soprano soloist in Carmina Burana. In 2015, Sarah performed the role of Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro) with the Lyric Opera Studio Weimar in Germany, where she furthered her performance and German language studies.

Sarah currently resides in Milwaukee and is an avid performer of chamber and concert work, having been featured with Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Opera on Tap, and the East Side Chamber Players. Sarah is an instructor of voice at Alverno College and JS Cable Music Studio

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Examples


Examples


EXAMPLES

Sarah Richardson, soprano
Anna Fisher-Roberts, flute
Michel Shestak, piano

Full work and more music for purchase can be found at www.gwynethwalker.com

 

 

 

 

Michel Shestak, piano

 

 

 

 

 

Seung Wha Baek, piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lute Society of America, 2012 seminar

 

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