Julia Coulmas

Julia Coulmas (United States) Opera Singer – Soprano



Artist Information (English)

As a principal singer for the Clearwater-based Sunstate Opera (now known as Tampa Bay Opera), soprano, Julia Coulmas performed many roles including Violetta (La Traviata), Mimi (La Boheme), Nedda (I Pagliacci), Adele (Die Fledermaus), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) and Cio-Cio-San in a collaborative production of Madama Butterfly with the FloriMezzo Orchestra. From 2008-2010, Julia sang the roles of Helmwig (Die Walkure) and the woodland bird (Siegfried) as part of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, as well as the Goddess of Love (Orpheus and Eurydice) with the New Century Opera of Tarpon Springs, Florida – Directed by Constantine Grame.

In 2002, Julia began to share her passion for opera by founding Youth Opera Appreciation. She traveled to community centers, libraries and schools where she lectured and performed for both children and adults about the beauty and history of opera. Julia’s passion for opera history has taken her to Europe, where she is currently researching the life of Brazilian opera singer Bidu Sayao and creating a multi-media performance based on her discovery and journey.

Artist Information (German)

Als Solistin der Clearwater, (Florida USA) Sunstate Opera (jetzt als Tampa Bay Opera bekannt) sang Julia Coulmas (Sopran) viele Rollen: Violetta (La Traviata), Mimi (La Boheme), Nedda (I Pagliacci), Adele (Die Fledermaus ), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) und Cio-Cio-San (Madame Butterfly). 2008-2010 sang sie Helmwige (Die Walküre) und Waldvogel (Siegfried) als Teil von Richard Wagners Ring-Zyklus sowie die Göttin der Liebe (Orpheus und Eurydike) mit der New Century Opera von Tarpon Springs, Florida – Regie Constantine Grame. Im Jahr 2002 gründete Julia Coulmas die “Youth Opera Appreciation”. Sie hielt Vorlesungen über verschiedene Opern für Kinder und Erwachsene in Gemeindezentren, Bibliotheken und Schulen. Derzeit widmet sich Coulmas dem Forschungsprojekt “Das Leben der brasilianischen Sängerin Bidu Sayão”, die Grundlage für eine geplante Multimedia-Performance.

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