Heidi Stober

Heidi Stober made her San Francisco Opera debut in 2010 as Sophie (Werther) and has since returned as Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Atalanta (Xerxes), Pamina (The Magic Flute), Nannetta (Falstaff), Magnolia Hawks (Show Boat), and Oscar (Un Ballo in Maschera). The American soprano’s recent engagements include Oscar, Pamina, and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) with the Metropolitan Opera; Pamina, Susanna, Gretel, Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore), and Micaëla (Carmen) with Deutsche Oper Berlin; and Sandrina (La Finta Giardiniera) and Zdenka (Arabella) with the Santa Fe Opera. A principal artist with Deutsche Oper Berlin, her other engagements with that company have included Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Oscar, Ninette (L'Amour des Trois Oranges), Ascagne (Les Troyens), and Roggiero (Tancredi). Stober is a graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, and her credits there include Musetta (La Bohème), Atalanta, Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Norina (Don Pasquale), Susanna, The Rose (Portman’s The Little Prince), and La China in the world premiere of Catán’s Salsipuedes. Other career highlights include La Folie and Thalie (Platée), Tigrane (Radamisto), Musetta, and Ada Leverson in the world premiere of Morrison’s Oscar with the Santa Fe Opera; Ada Leverson with Opera Philadelphia; Anne Trulove (The Rake's Progress) with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; Poppea (Agrippina) with New York City Opera; Morgana (Alcina) in Santiago, Chile; Aminta (Il Re Pastore) with Opera Theatre of St. Louis; and Leïla (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) at Opera Colorado. Upcoming engagements in the 2015–2016 season include Valencienne (The Merry Widow) at Lyric Opera of Chicago; Susanna at Houston Grand Opera; Pamina, Adina, and Micaëla (Carmen) with Deutsche Oper Berlin; and the title role of Alcina and Micaëla in Dresden.