Golda Schultz, soprano

Golda Schultz

South African soprano Golda Schultz is hailed as one of the most talented and versatile young artists on the classical music scene today, equally at home in leading operatic roles as she is as featured soloist with the world’s foremost orchestras and conductors, she garners consistent praise for a fresh, radiant stage personality and lustrous tone. The Financial Times wrote, Golda Schultz sings with strength and assurance, her voice with its own distinctively thrilling radiance; she is a newcomer who simply has everything.”

Following acclaimed debuts at London’s Wigmore Hall, Berlin’s Boulez Saal and New York’s Weill Recital Hall, Golda Schultz and collaborative pianist Jonathan Ware continue to join forces for recitals, and she makes a first appearance at the Schubertiade Festival in Hohenems. Trained at New York’s Juilliard School and Bayerische Staatsoper’s Opernstudio, Schultz has found success on both sides of the Atlantic in the opening seasons of her professional career, delighting audiences and critics alike as Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) at Salzburger Festspiele, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at The Metropolitan Opera, Contessa Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Clara in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life at San Francisco Opera, Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) at Teatro alla Scala, and Liù (Turandot) at Wiener Staatsoper. Additional operatic highlights include Contessa Almaviva at Wiener Staatsoper and Opernhaus Zürich, Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito) at Salzburger Festspiele, Sophie at New National Theatre Tokyo, Nanetta (Falstaff), Clara (Porgy and Bess) and Sophie at The Met and as a former member of the ensembles of both Stadttheater Klagenfurt and Bayerische Staatsoper, Contessa Almaviva, Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Musetta (La bohème), Freia (Das Rheingold), Micaëla (Carmen) and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare).