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Sheri Greenawald (Soprano)

Born: Iowa, USA

The American soprano, Sheri Greenawald, has appeared throughout North America and Europe in a wide variety of roles extending from the coloratura heights of W.A. Mozart's Donna Anna and Rossini’s Armida to the vivid personality roles of Lehár’s Hanna Glawari and J. Strauss’ Rosalinde.

Career highlights for Sheri Greenawald have included Jenny Smith in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahogonny at the Metropolitan Opera; Donna Anna in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni with the Bayerische Staatsoper; Mimì in La bohème for the Washington Opera; the dual roles of Anne Sexton and the Witch in Transformations for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; and Pauline in the first American staging of Prokofiev’s The Gambler at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Highlights of her European career have included Susanna in W.A. Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro and the Governess in Turn of the Screw for The Netherlands Opera; the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier in Naples and Venice; and Donna Anna in Genoa.

Sheri Greenawald’s recent seasons include performances of Countess Charlotte Malcolm in A Little Night Music, opposite Frederica von Stade and Evelyn Lear, and the world premiere of Daniel Catan's Florencia en el Amazonas with Houston Grand Opera; the title role in Samuel Barber's Vanessa for Seattle Opera; Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes with Michigan Opera Theatre; Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus in a Gala Millennium Concert with Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; and the title role in Countess Maritza with Santa Fe Opera. She made her Boston Lyric Opera debut in 2000-2001 season the Duchesse of Krakentorp.

Sheri Greenawald teaches at the Boston Conservatory.

Source: Boston Lyric Opera Website (2000-2001)
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Aryeh Oron (August 2001); Manfred Krugmann (Photos 01-03, July 2011)

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