Heidi Stober '00
"Lawrence truly made ALL the difference in my life!!"
American Heidi Stober is currently a principal artist at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where she stunned audiences with her sterling lyric soprano voice and incisive stage personality in her house debut in fall of 2008 as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. She has since appeared there in a variety of leading roles including Micaëla in Carmen, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Oscar in Un ballo in maschera, and Nanetta in Falstaff.
Having already taken to the stages of the world’s most important opera companies, Ms. Stober made her debut with The Metropolitan Opera last season as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel conducted by Robin Ticciati as well as a role debut as Zdenka in Arabella conducted by Sir Andrew Davis with the Santa Fe Opera.
Highlights of concert engagements include Mozart’s Requiem with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 (Edo de Waart, conductor) with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the role of Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Additional concert work includes soprano soloist in concert performances of Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Oslo Philharmonic, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Baltimore Symphony, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with the Houston Symphony, Handel’s Messiah with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and Carmina Burana with Houston Ballet.
Heidi Stober’s professional training took place at the Houston Grand Opera Studio, and she holds degrees from Lawrence University and the New England Conservatory. She is married to baritone Simon Pauly, and currently makes her home in Berlin.
To see up to date information on Heidi, visit her website at http://heidistober.com/Heidi_Stober_Soprano/Home.html