Vocalist - Soprano

Following soprano Karen Foster’s debut as Isolde in Tristan und Isolde in a new production with Den Norske Opera (Norwegian Opera), Kultur-og-underholdning declared, “She internalized the strength of Wagner’s character.” Dagbladet wrote, “Karen Foster as Isolde is an elegant dramatic soprano,” and Aftenposten observed, “Karen Foster’s Isolde fills the palette of emotions with conviction and flexibility.”

Posted: Sep-6-2019
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Soprano Karen Foster returns to Bayerische Staatsoper as Gerhilde in Die Walküre (Kirill Petrenko conducting). A live stream of the Monday, January 22nd performance will be broadcasted at 5:00 PM Munich time.


Posted: Jan-19-2018
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"Karen Foster [as Isolde] made an impressive debut, with a solid voice and convincing power.... She internalized the strength of Wagner's character."
— Kultur-og-underholdning
Posted: Mar-30-2012
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Comprising four separate operas, Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is one of the supreme works in the history of music. Part II of the tetralogy, Die Walküre, centres on the young lovers Siegmund and Sieglinde, whose relationship angers Fricka, goddess of marriage, and on the disobedience of the Valkyrie Brünnhilde who is sent to carry out Fricka’s wishes. Performed by an all-star international cast, the work features thrilling set-pieces such as Wotan’s Farewell and the Ride of the Valkyries.

Posted: Nov-11-2016
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Posted: Apr-5-2012