About Emily

Ms. Pogorelc is thrilled to be a 2020/21 ensemble member of the Bayerische Staatsoper, where she will perform as Die Zaunschlüpfer in Walter Braufel’s Die Vögel, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Nannetta in Falstaff, Marzelline in Fidelio, Suor Genoveva in Suor Angelica and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro. She is a recent recipient of the Lynne Cooper Harvey Foundation Award from the Musicians Club of Women and the 2020 Luminarts Classical Voice Fellowship.


Hänsel und Gretel


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Next up is the classic tale of Hänsel und Gretel at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Germany. After singing the role in concert with Valhalla Media in June, Emily is thrilled to be performing in the iconic Richard Jones production. Streaming worldwide, Hänsel und Gretel is part of a holiday offering by the Bayerische Staatsoper, streaming for free over the Christmas holiday.

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In the lull of the COVID pandemic, Emily teams up with her sister, Alison Pogorelc to create a short film interpreting Barbara Strozzi's "Che si puó fare?". Not only does the piece explores vulnerability and isolation, but it is a lovely mini-homage to Emily's hometown-- Milwaukee, Wisconsin. • Performance: Emily Pogorelc (soprano) + Ieva Baltmiskyte (lute) • Produced by Alison Pogorelc • Directed by Alison Pogorelc & John Carlo Rosillo • Cinematography by John Carlo Rosillo & Alexandre François Thibodaux

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