illuminates the senses through her captivating tone and
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. 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.
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.
Her recent operatic roles include The Vixen from Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen with the Trentino Music Festival, Woglinde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold with the Hamburg Kammeroper’s Theater für Kinder and Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at Theater Osnabrück. She recently recorded Jery und Bätely an unknown opera by Finnish-German composer Ingeborg von Bronsart with The Naxos Music Group.
“...led by the
standout soprano Caroline Bruker, who embodies the role of Bätely
with great charm…”
WQXR New York Public Radio
the quality of her
timbre and singing
and for the intelligence
with which she musically composes all the facets of the dramatic character.