Soprano, Julia Ebner’s 2015-2016 season includes her debuts with The Metropolitan Opera, as a soprano in Otello, and Turandot as well as her company debut with St. Petersburg Opera in their annual gala Bella Voce, and as the cover of Liu in Turandot.  2015, also saw Ms. Ebner’s first screen work in the film Ersatz with Syracuse University.


Ms. Ebner’s 2014-2015 season included work with Winter Opera St. Louis as Marguerite in Faust,  Opera San Antonio as the First Wood Sprite in Rusalka and as Atalanta in Serse with Bel Cantanti Opera.   Her summer festival season was spent in Charlottesville, Virginia where she performed the roles of Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof, and Mrs. Hayes in Susannah with Ash Lawn Opera.  2013 saw Ms. Ebner’s first Violetta in La Traviata with Opera in the Heights, for which she was lauded “An affecting Violetta, brandishing firm, lustrous lyric soprano,with dulcet pianissimo”.   Ms. Ebner’s 2012-2013 season included the role of Stella in a new production of A Streetcar Named Desire, with Virginia Opera, Giulietta in Opera in the Heights’ I Capuleti e I Montecchi and she also returned to both Santa Fe Opera to sing the role of Olga in La Grand-Duchesse de Gérolstein 


Ms. Ebner’s  additional operatic credits include the title roles in Romeo et Juliette, L’incoronazione di Poppea, The Merry Widow, Hansel and Gretel and Princess Ida.  She has also appeared as Musetta in La Boheme, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Gianetta in The Gondoliers, Madeline/Isabelle in The Face on the Barroom Floor,  Micaela and Frasquita in Carmen and The First Lady and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Amitta in Der Geduldige Socrate,  Monica in The Medium, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni.  She has taken the stage for companies including The Florida Grand Opera, Opera North, Green Mountain Opera Festival, Virginia Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, Syracuse Opera, The Tri-Cities Opera, Amherst Early Music Festival, Oswego Opera, and The Charleston Chamber Opera. 


A versatile concert performer as well, Ms. Ebner’s credits include Haydn's Last Seven Words of Christ in DeWitt, New York, Mozart’s Requiem in Binghamton, New York, Handel’s Messiah in Amsterdam, New York and Haydn's Missa Brevis in F at Syracuse University.  She has also sung the soprano solos in Mozart's Missa Brevis in F and Vesperae Solennes de Confessore with the Syracuse Masterworks Chorale.  Recognized for her talent for early music, she has frequently performed as the soprano soloist for the Binghamton Baroque Ensemble.  She received her Masters in Music from Binghamton University in where she was the soloist in Orff's Carmina Burana, and Bach's Magnificat


Ms. Ebner received her Bachelors in Music from Syracuse University where she was also the recipient of the Moore Opera Award, the Jessie Gaul Vocal Music Scholarship and the Ernst Bacon Vocalist Award.  Other honors have included the Stuart & Jeanne Wilson Scholarship from Tri-Cities Opera and a Richard F. Gold Career Grant from the Shoshanna Foundation.  Ms. Ebner was the 2007 winner of the Helen Boatwright Award, and was a 2008 finalist for the Franco-American Vocal Awards and a 2006 and 2009 finalist for the Sara Tucker awards.  She also received the Female Young Artist Award in 2009, from Opera North as well as a 2011 Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council and the 2011 Campbell Wachter Memorial Award from the Santa Fe Opera.


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