(Christchurch, New Zealand)
2016–17 Season: Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto
2017–18 Season: Trainbearer in Elektra and Annina in La Traviata
Egyptian-born, New Zealand soprano Amina Edris is a second-year San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow who made her company debut as Frasquita in Carmen. She was a participant of the 2015 Merola Opera Program. Roles in her repertory include Norina (Don Pasquale) Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Serpina (La Serva Padrona), Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore), and Gilda (Rigoletto). Edris is a winner of the prestigious Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Operatic Aria Competition and the Deborah Reidel award in the Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award Competition 2013, as well as being awarded a Western Regional Special Encouragement Award in the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Edris holds a Bachelor of Music from University of Canterbury, a Master of Music from Wales International Academy of Voice, and a post-graduate diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her upcoming engagements include Tina in Jonathan Dove's Flight with Opera Parallèle.