Vocalist - Soprano

Praised by Opera News as “the kind of performer who makes it all look easy,” Heather Buck is best described by opera critic David Shengold as “a lithe and impactful actress with an uncommonly beautiful soprano for the high-lying and testing repertory she serves." Renowned for her work in both standard and new music repertoire, Ms. Buck recently received accolades from The New York Times for her LoftOpera debut in a staged production of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater: “Ms. Buck was wonderful, her vocalism soaring, strong and pure,” while the Observer hailed her as “an astonishing actress with the face of a young Katharine Hepburn.”

Posted: Jul-27-2018
Latest News

Soprano Heather Buck, contralto Malin Fritz and tenor David Blalock have been announced in West Edge Opera's 2018 Festival. Ms. Buck will sing the role of the Marquise de Merteuil in Luca Francesconi's opera Quartett, Mr. Blalock will sing Pelléas in Debussy's Pelléas & Mélisande, with Ms. Fritz to sing Geneviéve in the same opera. 

Posted: Mar-20-2018
Latest Acclaim

"In the end, though, much of the production’s success rests on the fearless, steely and musically alert performances of Buck and Adams. Both of them are well known locally as artists who never shy away from a challenge, but their contributions here — which combine imperious technical panache and a lingering air of vulnerability — are on a whole new level."

— San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: Aug-21-2018
Latest Recording

The operas of Carlisle Floyd are some of the most performed of living American opera composers. This is the world premiere recording of Floyd’s opera, Wuthering Heights, which was first performed in 1958 by the Santa Fe Opera, but has never been recorded until now. This recording was made by the Florentine Opera in January 2015, with the composer acting as artistic advisor.

Posted: Jun-10-2016