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.More
Il tabarro, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi – the three one-acters which Giacomo Puccini merged under the art-historical title of “The Triptych” – are snippets of reality. Il Trittico returns to the stage of the Bayerische Staatsoper in Lotte de Beer's production, with Emily playing roles in each one: the Liebepaar couple in Il Tabarro, Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica and finally, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. Come to hear the glorious music of Puccini-- including the famous aria, "O mio babbino caro".View Calendar
From the recent broadcast, live from the Bayerische Staatsoper. Emily sings as Sofia in their new take on Rossini's Il Signor Bruschino. Here's a clip from Sofia's aria, "Ah donate il caro sposo", featuring Paolo Bordogna as the title character, Antonio Fogliani on the podium and the marvelous Bayerische Staatsoper orchestra.More
“Emily Pogorelc ist ein Ereignis. Sieht aus wie ein Stummfilmstar, spielt wie einer, birst vor Energie und Freude.” “Emily Pogorelc is an event. Looks like a silent film star, plays like one, bursts with energy and joy.”
"Emily Pogorelc as Gretel was exceptional...Pogorelc inbued [Gretel] with a welter of physical expressions and all of the colours of the vocal rainbow. Her performance was immensely sweet in the healthiest sense of that sickly word"
"Pogorelc's rendition of "Glitter and Be Gay" is a standout highlight of the operetta. Local opera fans ought to run to see this performance while Pogorelc is still a relative newcomer. Tickets to see the future star will be hard to come by later."
“A few of the current Ryan Center singers already seem ready for prime time. In that category is soprano Emily Pogorelc...The Milwaukee native was the runaway star of the evening in the title role Donizetti’s “The Daughter of the Regiment.”..."
"As Romilda, soprano Emily Pogorelc sang with a beautifully lyrical voice. She gave a riveting performance which easily took center stage whenever she was present."