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“Sarah Heltzel, vocally striking and visually appealing, walked away with the second act as Desideria" 

- New York Times

past
performances

ROLES PERFORMED

Adamo

LITTLE WOMEN | Jo March

Bellini 

I CAPULETI ED I MONTECCHI | Romeo

Bizet

CARMEN | Carmen 

Britten

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM | Hermia

TURN OF THE SCREW | Miss Jessel 

Chin

ALICE IN WONDERLAND | Ugly Duchess 

Cipullo

THE PARTING | Death

Eötvös

ANGELS IN AMERICA | Trio Alto

Gordon

THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS | Olga Finzi-Contini

Jabri

SOUTHERN CROSSINGS | Caroline Herschel

Mascagni

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA | Santuzza, Lola

Menotti

THE SAINT OF BLEECKER STREET | Desideria

Mozart

DON GIOVANNI | Elvira

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO | Cherubino

COSI FAN TUTTE | Despina

Poulenc

DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES | Mére Marie

Puccini

MADAMA BUTTERFLY | Suzuki

LA BOHEME | Musetta

 

Ruders

THE HANDMAID'S TALE | Offred

Saint-Saëns

SAMSON ET DALILA | Dalila (c) 

 

Sondheim

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC | Desirée, Charlotte

 

Strauss, J.

DIE FLEDERMAUS | Orlovsky (English) 

Strauss, R.

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS | Komponist, Dryade

Susa

THE DANGEROUS LIAISONS | Marquise de Merteuil

Verdi

DON CARLO | Principessa d'Eboli

RIGOLETTO | Maddalena

IL TROVATORE | Azucena

LA TRAVIATA | Flora

Wagner

THE MINI-RING | Fricka

DAS RHEINGOLD | Flosshilde

DIE WALKURE | Siegrune

GOTTERDAMMERUNG | Zweite Norn (c)

GOTTERDAMMERUNG | Waltraute (c)

GOTTERDAMMERUNG | Flosshilde (c)

Wuorinen

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN | Saleswoman

 

(c) denotes cover role

SYMPHONIC REPERTOIRE

Beethoven

NINTH SYMPHONY

Bernstein

SONGFEST

Dvorak

GLAGOLITIC MASS

Fagin

STRUGGLE TO FORGIVE: CONFRONTING GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA

Handel 

MESSIAH

Mahler

DAS LIED VON DER ERDE

Mozart

CORONATION MASS

REQUIEM

Respighi

IL TRAMONTO

Verdi 

REQUIEM

Wagner

WESENDONCK LIEDER

OPERA COMPANIES

Seattle Opera

New York City Opera

Australian Contemporary Opera Co. 

Indiana Opera

Syracuse Opera

Toledo Opera

Tacoma Opera

Chautauqua Opera

Amarillo Opera

Wichita Grand Opera

Phoenicia Festival

Mississippi Opera

Washington Concert Opera

Minnesota Concert Opera

Nevada Opera

Opera in the Heights

Opera on the James

Chelsea Opera

Pacific Northwest Opera

ORCHESTRAS

Seattle Symphony

Boston Philharmonic

Boston Chamber Music Society

Symphony Syracuse

Wichita Symphony

Norwalk Symphony

Back Bay Chorale

Brooklyn String Orchestra 

Knickerbocker Orchestra, NYC

Red Rocks Music Festival

Minot Symphony Orchestra

Gordon College Symphony

Knickerbocker Orchestra

Brooklyn String Orchestra