SFOpera - Julie Adams

Julie Adams

(Burbank, CA)

2016–2017 Season: Kristina in The Makropulos Case, Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, and Mimì in La Bohème

A second-year Adler Fellow, Julie Adams made her Company debut as Mimì in San Francisco Opera’s La Bohème for Families. She also appeared as First Lady (The Magic Flute) and Karolka (Jenufa) in the company's 2015-2016 Season. She won the 2015 Elizabeth Connell prize for aspiring dramatic sopranos, 2015 Sarah Tucker Study Grant and a winner of the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She participated in the 2014 Merola Opera Program, where she performed the role of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire. During her studies with César Ulloa at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, she performed the roles of Blanche in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Mimì in La Bohème, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. Other credits include Lia (Debussy’s L’Enfant Prodigue) at the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv; Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara; and Magnolia Hawks (Show Boat) and Rose (Street Scene) with the Oakland East Bay Symphony.