Abigail Rethwisch

15-16 Resident Artists
About This Project

Sponsored by Dr. Frederick & Lynne Lacey



Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa

Education: MM Vocal Performance, Florida State University, BM Music Education, Simpson College

TRI-CITIES OPERA: Johanna in Sweeney Todd, Lucy in The Telephone, Echo in Narcissus, Iolanta in Iolanta

Upcoming: Chautauqua Opera: Annina in La traviata, Violetta (cover) in La traviata; Utah Opera: Frasquita in Carmen, Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor, Lucia (Cover) in Lucia di Lammermoor, Iraqui Woman in The Long Walk, Donna Anna (Cover) in Don Giovanni

Other Appearances: Des Moines Metro Opera: Konstanze (cover) in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Beatriz (cover) in La hija de Rappaccini. Florida State University: Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, Eurydice in Orphée aux Enfers. Trentino Music Festival: Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare

Awards/Residencies: 2016-2017 Resident Artist at Utah Opera & Symphony; Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Regional Finalist (2012, 2014, 2015), Des Moines Metro Opera Apprentice Program (2012, 2013, 2015), CoOPERAtive Program Fellow 2014.