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 Hague. After graduating from the Conservatoire, Caroline participated in the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Opera Studio in Rome under the instruction of Renata Scotto. Caroline has also participated in masterclasses with Cheryl Studer, Monserrat Caballé and Helen Donath. In 2016 Caroline 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.
CAROLINE BRUKER SINGS
As a concert singer Caroline Bruker has performed with multiple orchestras and international festivals throughout Europe, the Middle East, USA, Asia and Australia. Her repertoire ranges from early music to contemporary, such as Schütz 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 Weinachtsoratorium, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Mozart’s Mass in C Minor and Orff’s Carmina Burana.
In the summer of 2014 she premiered a new English version of Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen singing the role of the Vixen with the Trentino Music Festival in Mezzano, Italy. In 2016 she debuted with the Hamburg Kammeroper’s Theater für Kinder singing Woglinde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold. The following season Caroline gave her debut at Theater Osnabrück as Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
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