Michaela Martens

Michaela Martens201819 Season: Adelaide in Arabella

Mezzo-soprano Michaela Martens made her San Francisco Opera debut in 2015 as Cassandre in Les Troyens, and she returned to the Company in 2017 to sing Klytemnestra in Elektra (a role debut).  The Merola Opera Program alumna's career highlights include Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel), Marilyn Klinghoffer (Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer), Judith (Bluebeard’s Castle), Kundry (Parsifal), and the Second Norn (Götterdämmerung) at the Metropolitan Opera; Herodias (Salome) with the Santa Fe Opera; Gertrud with Munich’s Bavarian State Opera; Ortrud (Lohengrin) with the Vienna State Opera and in Graz; Kostelnicka Buryja (Jenůfa) in Zurich; Judith, Kostelnicka Buryja, and  Marilyn Klinghoffer with English National Opera; and Amme (Die Frau ohne Schatten) with Lyric Opera of Chicago and in Graz. Martens is a past winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and holds a degree from the Juilliard School.