Korliss Uecker American soprano

Korliss Uecker American soprano

Korliss Uecker: A frequent presence onstage at the Metropolitan Opera, Korliss Uecker has performed as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro(broadcast on national radio), Marzelline in Fidelio, Oscar in Un ballo in maschera, Valencienne in The Merry Widow, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos, Karolka in Jenufa, Papagena in Die Zauberflöte and Giannetta in a telecast of L’Elisir d’amore. She sang Frasquita in Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in a performance to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Placido Domingo’s debut.

Korliss Uecker American soprano

Other operatic credits of Ms. Uecker’s include Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire with Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, France; the role of Sybil in the world premiere of Lowell Lieberman’s The Picture of Dorian Gray with Opéra de Monte-Carlo; Adriana in Gli Equivoci at the Wexford Festival; and Zerlina in Don Giovanni in Caracas, Venezuela; Ännchen in Der Freischütz, with Opera Orchestra of New York; Carolina in Il matrimonio segreto with Glimmerglass Opera; Norina in Don Pasquale with Tulsa Opera; and Gilda inRigoletto with Opera Memphis. She has also performed with Washington Opera, Dallas Opera, Santa Fe Opera and the Spoleto Festival (USA).

Korliss Uecker’s orchestral engagements have included Florent Schmitt’sPsalm 47 with the American Symphony Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall. She has appeared with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and several times with the Philadelphia Orchestra. She has appeared at the Ravinia Festival on several occasions, including in a solo recital. Her Mostly Mozart Festival debut, in which she appeared with baritone Thomas Hampson in an excerpt from Don Giovanni, was televised nationally on Live from Lincoln Center. Ms. Uecker has been televised in concert on CBS Sunday Morning.

Korliss Uecker has recorded a CD of the lieder of Clara Schumann on the Arabesque label, a CD with the Metropolitan Opera for London/Decca and Deutsche Grammophon and the role of Jane in Babes in Toyland with John McGlinn and the EMI Orchestra in London. A native of North Dakota, Korliss Uecker received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Dakota. She studied at The Juilliard School, where she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees.

Korliss Uecker: The Financial Times (London) acclaimed that ”Korliss Uecker, a bright and pretty American soprano, was charming, crystalline of voice and sparkling as an actress.” The Baltimore Sun has lauded ”her creamy soprano and artful characterization” and the Pittsburgh Press has noted her ”glittering coloratura.”

Korliss Uecker’s 2009-10 season included singing as soloist in a gala Victor Herbert 150th Birthday Celebration with Little Orchestra Society of New York. In the 2008-09 season Ms. Uecker sang as Micaëla in Carmen with Fargo-Moorhead Civic Opera, and in a gala concert with Sacramento Opera. Past highlights include Violetta with Emerald City Opera, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Mimi in La bohème, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, the premiere of Seymour Barab’s Phillip Marshall, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro,the world premiere of Peterson’s Sakajawea, Marzelline in Fidelio and the title role in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah.

Other recent performances include the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Hawaii Opera Theater and appearing as soloist with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:306480
L’Elisir d’Amore {181}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1991
Debut: Korliss Uecker
[Met Performance] CID:306510
L’Elisir d’Amore {182}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/13/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306540 
L’Elisir d’Amore {183}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/16/1991
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:306570
L’Elisir d’Amore {184}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/19/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306620
L’Elisir d’Amore {185}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/23/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306650
L’Elisir d’Amore {186}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/27/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306860
World Premiere
The Ghosts of Versailles {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/19/1991
Debuts: Stella Zambalis, Dean Badolato, Lauren Flanigan, Steven Combs, Howard Bender, Janet Hopkins, Lynda Keith, Mary Ann McCormick, Kenn Chester, Debra Brown
Review
[Met Performance] CID:306900
The Ghosts of Versailles {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/23/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306930
The Ghosts of Versailles {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/27/1991
[Met Performance] CID:306960
The Ghosts of Versailles {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/30/1991
[Met Performance] CID:307010
The Ghosts of Versailles {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/4/1992
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:307040
The Ghosts of Versailles {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/7/1992
Debut: Rebecca Russell
[Met Performance] CID:307070 
The Ghosts of Versailles {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/10/1992
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:307460
Rigoletto {677}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/17/1992
Charles Anthony honored for record number of Metropolitan Opera performances
Review
[Met Performance] CID:307490
Rigoletto {678}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307530
Rigoletto {679}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307570
Rigoletto {680}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/28/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307620
Rigoletto {681}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/4/1992
Debut: Charlotte Philley
[Met Performance] CID:307650  Opera News
Rigoletto {682}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/7/1992
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:307700
Parsifal {265}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/12/1992
Debut: Gwynne Geyer
[Met Performance] CID:307740
Parsifal {266}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307780
Parsifal {267}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307820
Parsifal {268}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/24/1992
[Met Performance] CID:307860 
Parsifal {269}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/28/1992
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:307990
Parsifal {270}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/9/1992
Debut: Deborah Polaski
[Met Performance] CID:308030
Parsifal {271}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/13/1992
[Met Performance] CID:308070
Parsifal {272}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310710
L’Elisir d’Amore {201}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/1/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310750 Opera News
L’Elisir d’Amore {202}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/5/1992
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:310800
L’Elisir d’Amore {203}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/10/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310900
Jenufa {24}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/19/1992
Debut: Jacque Trussel
Review
[Met Performance] CID:310930
Jenufa {25}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/23/1992
Review
[Met Performance] CID:310950 Opera News
Jenufa {26}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1992
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:310980
Jenufa {27}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/1992
[Met Performance] CID:311030
Jenufa {28}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311050
Jenufa {29}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/5/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311080
Jenufa {30}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/8/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311110
Jenufa {31}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/11/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311170
Die Zauberflöte {283}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/16/1993
Debut: Sally Wolf
[Met Performance] CID:311190
Die Zauberflöte {284}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/19/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311220
Die Zauberflöte {285}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/22/1993
Debut: Eric Halfvarson
[Met Performance] CID:311280
Die Zauberflöte {286}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311710
New Production
Ariadne auf Naxos {53}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1993
Debuts: Thomas Moser, Michael Yeargan
Review
[Met Performance] CID:311760
Ariadne auf Naxos {54}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311800 Opera News
Ariadne auf Naxos {55}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/1993
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:311830
Ariadne auf Naxos {56}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/23/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311880
Ariadne auf Naxos {57}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/27/1993
[Met Performance] CID:311920
Ariadne auf Naxos {58}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/1/1993
[Met Performance] CID:312300
L’Elisir d’Amore {206}
Tokyo, Japan; 06/1/1993
[Met Performance] CID:312410
L’Elisir d’Amore {209}
New York, Brooklyn, Prospect Park; 06/16/1993
[Met Performance] CID:312430
L’Elisir d’Amore {210}
New York, Staten Island, Gateway-NRA, Great Kills Park; 06/19/1993
[Met Performance] CID:312450
L’Elisir d’Amore {211}
Montclair, New Jersey, Brookdale Park; 06/23/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314060
Die Zauberflöte {294}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/4/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314100
Die Zauberflöte {295}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/8/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314160
Die Zauberflöte {296}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/14/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314200
Die Zauberflöte {297}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/18/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314240
Die Zauberflöte {298}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314290
Die Zauberflöte {299}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/27/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314330
Die Zauberflöte {300}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314440 
Metropolitan Opera Premiere
Rusalka {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/11/1993
Debuts: Kathryn Krasovec, Sylvia Strahammer
Review
[Met Performance] CID:314470
Die Zauberflöte {304}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/13/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314480
Rusalka {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314490
Die Zauberflöte {305}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/16/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314510
Rusalka {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/18/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314530
Die Zauberflöte {306}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314550
Rusalka {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/22/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314610
Rusalka {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/29/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314650
Rusalka {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/3/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314700
Rusalka {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/8/1993
[Met Performance] CID:314730 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Rusalka {9}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/11/1993
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:315170
Le Nozze di Figaro {337}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315210
Le Nozze di Figaro {338}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315240
Le Nozze di Figaro {339}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/31/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315270
Le Nozze di Figaro {340}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/3/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315300
Le Nozze di Figaro {341}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/5/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315330
Le Nozze di Figaro {342}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/9/1994
[Met Performance] CID:315360  Opera News
Le Nozze di Figaro {343}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/1994
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:316030
Ariadne auf Naxos {60}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/16/1994
Review
[Met Performance] CID:316070
Ariadne auf Naxos {61}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/21/1994
[Met Performance] CID:316090 Opera News
Ariadne auf Naxos {62}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/23/1994
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:324150
In Concert
Ariadne auf Naxos {63}
Frankfurt, Germany; 05/15/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326010
The Bartered Bride {76}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/1/1996
Debut: Timothy Nolen
Review
[Met Performance] CID:326040
The Bartered Bride {77}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/4/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326100
The Bartered Bride {78}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/10/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326160
The Bartered Bride {79}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/16/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326200
The Bartered Bride {80}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/19/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326250
The Bartered Bride {81}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/24/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326290
The Bartered Bride {82}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/28/1996
Debut: Paul Charles Clarke
[Met Performance] CID:326330
The Bartered Bride {83}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/1/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326860
Hänsel und Gretel {227}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/23/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326880
Hänsel und Gretel {228}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326900
Hänsel und Gretel {229}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/28/1996
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:326920
Hänsel und Gretel {230}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/30/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326950
Hänsel und Gretel {231}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/1997
[Met Performance] CID:326980
Hänsel und Gretel {232}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/4/1997
[Met Performance] CID:327000
Hänsel und Gretel {233}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/7/1997
[Met Performance] CID:327470
Un Ballo in Maschera {256}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/22/1997
[Met Performance] CID:327510
Un Ballo in Maschera {257}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/27/1997
[Met Performance] CID:328200
Rusalka {11}
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/7/1997
[Met Performance] CID:328230
Rusalka {12}
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/10/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330042
Ariadne auf Naxos {67}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/6/1997
Review
[Met Performance] CID:330054
Ariadne auf Naxos {68}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/10/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330063
Ariadne auf Naxos {69}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/13/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330075
Ariadne auf Naxos {70}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/17/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330264
Boris Godunov {251}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/19/1997
Debuts: Constantin Pluzhnikov, Olga Borodina, Iosef Shalamayev, Nikolai Gassiev, Daniel Sumegi, Matthew Polenzani
[Met Performance] CID:330273
Boris Godunov {252}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/22/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330282
Boris Godunov {253}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330294
Boris Godunov {254}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/30/1997
[Met Performance] CID:330306
Boris Godunov {255}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/3/1998
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:330342
La Cenerentola {10}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/15/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330357
La Cenerentola {11}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/20/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330369
La Cenerentola {12}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/1998
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:330372
Die Zauberflöte {317}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/1998
Debuts: Gerald Finley, Edo de Waart
[Met Performance] CID:330384
Die Zauberflöte {318}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330399
Die Zauberflöte {319}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330411
Die Zauberflöte {320}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/6/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330420
Die Zauberflöte {321}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/9/1998
[Met Performance] CID:330429
Die Zauberflöte {322}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/1998
Debut: Garth Dawson
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:331327
Gala Performance
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332513
The Merry Widow {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332522
The Merry Widow {9}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333621 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Ariadne auf Naxos {71}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/2001
Debuts: Lyubov Petrova, Waldemar Kmentt
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:333627
Ariadne auf Naxos {72}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/2001
[Met Performance] CID:333636
Ariadne auf Naxos {73}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/20/2001
[Met Performance] CID:333651
Un Ballo in Maschera {268}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/25/2001
Debut: Ana Maria Sanchez
[Met Performance] CID:350065  
Le Nozze di Figaro {392}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/2002
Debuts: Peter Mattei, Soile Isokoski
[Met Performance] CID:350066
Le Nozze di Figaro {393}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350067
Le Nozze di Figaro {394}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/01/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350068
Le Nozze di Figaro {395}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/04/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350069 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Le Nozze di Figaro {396}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/09/2002
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350415
Fidelio {219}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/23/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350461
New Production
Jenufa {32}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/13/2003
Debuts: Kim Begley, Christopher Ventris, Olivier Tambosi, Frank Philipp Schlössmann
Review
[Met Performance] CID:350492
Jenufa {33}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350465
Jenufa {34}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/22/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350474 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Jenufa {35}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/25/2003
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350503
Jenufa {36}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/30/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350508
Jenufa {37}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/03/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350592
Jenufa {38}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/07/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350516
Jenufa {39}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/2003
Debuts: Josepha Gayer, Richard Berkeley-Steele, Rosalind Plowright, Carla Wood
[Met Performance] CID:350648 
Parsifal {281}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/04/2003
Debut: Don Frazure
[Met Performance] CID:350656
Parsifal {282}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/07/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350670 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Parsifal {283}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/12/2003
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350677
Parsifal {284}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/15/2003
Debut: Linda Watson
[Met Performance] CID:350684
Parsifal {285}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/18/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350841
Le Nozze di Figaro {414}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/11/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350990
Rusalka {13}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/30/2004
Debut: Oleg Kulko
[Met Performance] CID:350996
Rusalka {14}
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/05/2004
[Met Performance] CID:350999
Rusalka {15}
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/08/2004

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