Caroline Bruker

COLORATURA SOPRANO 

BIOGRAPHY

American Coloratura Soprano, Caroline Bruker, received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina USA. In 2008 she moved to the Netherlands, where she continued her operatic and early music studies at the Royal Conservatoire in the The Hague. After graduating from the Conservatoire, Caroline studied at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Opera Studio in Rome under the instruction of Renata Scotto and participated in masterclasses with Cheryl Studer, Montserrat Caballé and Helen Donath. Caroline recently received her Masters Degree in Opera from the Hochschüle für Musik Detmold, where she sang the roles of Blondchen from Mozart’s Die Entführung aus Serail, Zerbinetta from Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Miss Havisham from Argento’s Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night.

As a concert singer Caroline Bruker has performed with multiple orchestras and international festivals throughout Europe, the Middle East, the USA, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Australia. Her repertoire ranges from early music to contemporary, such as Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien performed at the Konzerthalle Bamberg to Steve Reich’s Desert Music performed at De Doelen in Rotterdam.  Her recurring performances include Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Faure’s Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

In the summer of 2014 she premiered a new English version of The Vixen from Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen with the Trentino Music Festival in Mezzano, Italy. Last year she debuted with the Hamburg Kammeroper’s Theater für Kinder singing Woglinde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold.

Caroline Bruker is currently singing at Theater Osnabrück as Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.

Upcoming Performances

September 23rd  |  November 5th  |  December 14th
Die Zauberflöte
Papagena

Theater Osnabrück
Osnabrück, Germany

October 31st 2017

Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild BWV 79

19:00
Groß Flottbeker Kirche

Hamburg, Germany

December 9th  |  December 10th  |  December 11th
Arche Noah
Mouse and Goose

Hamburg Theater für Kinder
Hamburg, Germany

Gallery

A collection of photos from Caroline’s performances and professional photo shoots.

REVIEWS

Die Zauberflöte
THEATER OSNABRÜCK

“Caroline Bruker as Papagena delivers her lively soprano spirit onstage…”

Opernnetz

Das Reingold
HAMBURG KAMMEROPER

“Caroline Bruker sings delightfully and races as a childish-loving Freia with a scooter around the stage… “

Hamburg Abendblatt

Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night
DETMOLD HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIK

“…the role of Miss Aurelia Havisham, in addition to an expressive soprano voice, also requires a tremendous performance. Caroline Bruker has both to offer.  And this with such difficult music, even without a human voice, describes the madness: atonal, chromatic, dissonant…”

Lippische Landes-Zeitung 2016

MEDIA

Die Zauberflöte

The official trailer from Theater Osnabrück’s production of Die Zauberflöte by W. A. Mozart.

Caroline Bruker

COLORATURA SOPRANO

+49 (0) 162 155 1222
caroline.bruker@gmail.com

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