Heather Bobeck is a NYC artist currently nurturing her talents as a freelance singer and was honored in 2017 to have been selected as a winner of The Milton Cross award performing Verdi’s Sempre Libera, as well as a New York district winner in this year’s Metropolitan Opera National Council competition. She was previously the recipient of the prestigious Mary Ann and Spencer Everett Scholarship in Voice, as well as the Choir Scholarship at the Little Chapel on the Boardwalk. As the winner of the Richard Deas Concerto Competition, Ms. Bobeck sang Johann Strauss’ Fruhlingsstimmen with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra February 2012.
Her most recent performances include: Der Königen from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with Opera Theatre of Montclair and Manhattan Opera Studio; Valencienne/Natalie in Merry Widow in the Continuo Arts Foundation Young Artist Program, 2017, and in the debut performance with Opera Wilmington, 2014; Alcina in Handel’s Alcina with Opera Rox Productions; Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme with ONLI; Anne Page, in The Merry Wives of Windsor; and the coloratura role of Fairy Godmother in Massenet’s Cinderella with the UNCW Opera Outreach Project. Additionally, she has sung as soprano soloist in chamber performances of Schubert’s Mass in G, Bach’s St. John’s Passion with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra; Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate K.165; and participated in the Laudate Dominum Conference in St. Polten, Austria, under the direction of Dr. Wolfgang Reisinger. She looks forward to more frequent visits to Vienna, Austria to study under the tutelage of soprano Ursula Langmyr.
G.F. Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim from “Samson” HWV 57
Performed by Heather Bobeck (soprano), John Crowley (trumpet), Elizabeth Loparits (piano). July 2016
“Frühlingsstimmen” (“Voices of Spring”), Op. 410, by Johann Strauss II
Performed by soprano Heather Bobeck and Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. February 2012.