Opera NH is proud to bring Coloratura Soprano Barbara Kilduff to
Manchester’s Historic Palace Theatre.
Barbara Killduff is a world renowned
coloratura soprano. She has enjoyed a career on both the American and European
stages in opera, oratorio and song recital. A national winner of the
Metropolitan Opera Council auditions, she went on to win first prize in the
famed Munich International Competition and the silver medal in the Tchaikovsky
Competition in Moscow.
Within a year of these competitions, Kilduff made
favorable debuts with the Bavarian State Opera, the Vienna State Opera and the
Hamburg State Opera in the demanding role of Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss
Ariadne auf Naxos, a role she has sung in Basel, Vancouver, Athens and Cologne.
Her voice has been praised as “bright and silvery, soaring effortlessly with