Photo: Simon Pauly
“Stober’s instrument is the type of distinctly American lyric soprano that makes the rest of the world listen.” Opera News: One to Watch – November 2018
Hazard Chase is thrilled to welcome American lyric soprano Heidi Stober to the roster for world management.
Heidi Stober has established herself as a firm house favourite at leading companies on both sides of the Atlantic, with operatic highlights this season including Gretel Hansel and Gretel for San Francisco Opera, Despina Così fan tutte for the Metropolitan Opera and Musetta La bohème for the Komische Oper Berlin. Equally at home on the concert platform, this season she will return to the Grand Teton Music Festival to sing Mahler Symphony No.2 with Donald Runnicles, sing Die Schöpfung at Teatro Regio di Torino cond. Ben Gernon and Mass in B minor, St John Passion and St Matthew Passion at the 2020 Oregon Bach Festival.
With a particular affinity for the baroque, Heidi’s recent baroque credits include Cleopatra Giulio Cesare for Houston Grand Opera, Dalinda Ariodante for the Chicago Lyric Opera, title role Esther with Music of the Baroque, title role Semele for Garsington Opera and Angelica Orlando for San Francisco Opera cond. Christopher Moulds.
Born in Wisconsin with training at the Houston Grand Opera Studio, Heidi has lived in Berlin since being a member of the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper from 2008-2014. Heidi continues to enjoy a close relationship with the house, with recent roles including Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Micaëla Carmen, Liu Turandot and Marguerite Faust.