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Composer Opera Role
R. Heuberger Der Opernball Henri
E. Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Hänsel
W. A. Mozart La clemenza di Tito Sesto
Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino*
J. Offenbach Pariser Leben Pauline
F. Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites Soeur Mathilde
G. Puccini Suor Angelica Maestra delle novizie
J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Prinz Orlofsky
I. Strawinsky The Rake’s Progress Mother Goose

*not yet sung on stage

 

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Andrea Purtić

27 year old Austrian mezzo-soprano Andrea Purtić completed her studies in 2016 at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna where she studied with Sylvia Greenberg.

For the 2017/18 season Andrea joined the Opera Studio of Oper Graz, and was heard as Sélysette in Paul Dukas' Ariane et Barbe Bleu and as Maddalena in Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims.

In 2016 she performed the role of Sesto in Mozart's Clemenza di Tito at the Theater Akzent, directed by Jacopo Spirei, and in spring 2017 she was heard as Ruggiero in Alcina in a production directed by Dmitry Bertman at the MUK (Cond. Niels Muus).

Additional engagements include Prinz Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus at Schlossoper Hadelstein in 2015, and Hansel in Humperdinck's opera in the Crypt of St. Peters Church in Vienna and in Langelois. Other roles the young mezzo-soprano has performed include Pauline in Offenbach's La Vie Parisienne at the Schlossfestspiele Langenlois, Henri in Heuberger's Der Opernball, Fürstin Metternich in Wiener Blut by J. Strauss, as well in Dialogue des Carmelites and in Puccini's Suor Angelica.

Ms. Purtić is also an active concert singer and has been heard with works by Berio, Bach, Pergolesi, Dvorak, Haydn, Vivaldi, and Mozart in venues such as the Vienna Musikverein, the Brucknerfest Linz, to name a few.

In the Fall 2017 she begins her studies in Lied und Oratorio with Carolyn Hague and Birgit Steinberger at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität in Vienna (MUK).

Andrea Purtić has won several singing competitions:

"Die Fledermaus" Singing Competition: Prizewinner (was cast as Orlofsky at Schlossoper Haldenstein)
International Vocal Competition Jakob Pustina, Finalist and Winner:  Oscar Straus Singing Competition, Prizewinner: Förderungspreis für junge Künstler

In 2017 she won the Thomas Quasthoff Preis and the Sonderpreis of the Neue Oper Wien.