Abbie Furmansky

abbie-furmansky-1The American soprano Abbie Furmansky, came to prominence in Europe as an ensemble member at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where she quickly established herself in the lyric soprano repertoire. Admired for her spirited stage presence and the luxurious timbre of her voice; she has worked with leading conductors such as Edo De Waart, Kent Nagano, John Nelson, Ingo Metzmacher, Christopher Hogwood and Christian Thielemann. Furmansky has appeared throughout Europe and the United States with orchestras such as the Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra.

Her performance with Vesselina Kasarova and Ramón Vargas as Inès in La Favorite, conducted by Marcello Viotti and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, is recorded on the BMG label. She appears in the Nicholas Lehnhoff Baden Baden production of Parsifal, conducted by Kent Nagano and released on DVD. Additional appearances have included performances with the New York City Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Washington National Opera, Los Angeles Opera, the opera companies of Munich and Frankfurt, and the Baden Baden Festival.

Furmansky’s current repertoire includes: The title role in Madama Butterfly, The Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, Elisabetta in Don Carlos, Marie in Wozzeck, Sieglinde in Die Walküre, Madame Lidoine in Les Dialogues des Carmelites, and Ariadne in Ariadne auf Naxos. Performances have included Robert Wilson’s Los Angeles Opera production of Parsifal with Placido Domingo, Netherlands Opera debut in Elektra, concert broadcast performance of Parsifal with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, and a concert of Mozart arias in Constance, Germany. 

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