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Julianne Borg (Soprano)

Born: USA

The American soprano, Julianne Borg, had professional studies at the Manhattan School of Music. She obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from Western Michigan University; her Master of Music degree from Peabody Conservatory; and her Artist Diploma from Yale School of Music.

Julianne Borg was in the ensemble of the Salzburger Landestheater, where her roles included Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Countess in Le nozze di Figaro, Agathe in Der Freischütz, the title role in Frau Luna, Celia in The Passion of Jonathan Wade by Carlyle Floyd, Gilade in Farnace by Antonio Vivaldi and Pamina in Die Kleine Zauberflöte. Borg made her debut with LíOpéra-Théâtre de Limoges, France as Mimi in La Bohéme.

Julianne Borg sang the role of 5th Maid in Elektra with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel. She appeared previously with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra as Die Magt in Sancta Susanna with Riccardo Muti on the podium. She has sung with Opéra de Nice, France where she performed Flaminia in Haydn's Il Mondo della luna and at Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, France where she sang First Niece in Peter Grimes. In Japan she played Mimi in La Bohéme, with the Tokyo City Opera. She has sung the roles of Virtù and Valetto in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis she created the role of Lucy in the premiere of Stephen Paulus' opera The Woman at Otowi Crossing.

In 2008 she performed Violetta in La Traviata with the Skylight Opera Theater in Milwaukee and marked her 7th consecutive season performing with the New York City Opera. Her roles there included Micaela in Carmen, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Musetta in La Bohéme, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Beth in Little Women, Serpetta in La Finta Giardiniera, Ygraine in Ariane et Barbe-Bleue and Cleone in Ermione.

As a soloist on the concert stage she has performed works including the Mozartís Requiem, Johannes Brahmsí Requiem, Carmina Burana, Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4 and Symphony No. 2, J.S. Bachís Magnificat, (BWV 243), George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Francis Poulencís Gloria, Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons), The Creation, The Lord Nelson Mass, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 and Knoxville; Summer of 1915.

Source: Julianne Borg Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2014)

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