“Mogielnicki sings with such enthusiastic ardor that she communicates the pleasure of song with authority”
“Her German appeared perfect in diction and phrasing as she filled the library with powerful gradations of emotion, whether of love or nostalgia, seemingly free of the intense technique required.”
(Millbrook Independent). 01/13/2019
Soprano Celine Mogielnicki is a versatile artist, recognised for her “delicious” (Opera Today) and “finely balanced" (NY Times) singing. She has appeared in concert with the National Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, National Music Festival, Southwest Florida Symphony, Friends of Mozart Society with conductor and pianist Will Crutchfield, Bel Canto at Caramoor, and the Transfiguration Choirs of New York City in addition to guest artist engagements with Hudson Valley Chamber Music and the Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society.
Engagements for the 2018/2019 season include Beethoven’s Mass in C and Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras #5 with the National Music Festival, Berlin recital Debuts with Z1 and the Orania in a new program of music of Sibelius, Canteloube and Rachmaninoff and Strauss and #HerStory, a concert piece exploring the emotional journey of femininity through the music of Richard Strauss to be presented in New York in collaboration with the 23Arts Initiative. Future engagements include a recording for Naxos of Schönberg’s Second String Quartet in a new arrangement for string orchestra.
Her concert repertoire includes Mozart’s Requiem, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Mahler’s 2nd and 4th Symphonies, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and orchestral lieder from Strauss, Berg, Rachmaninoff, Sibelius, and Canteloube among others. She is also a passionate advocate, teacher and mentor and has taught at the Juilliard School (Pre-College), Bard Conservatory, Third Street Music School, and Bronx House School for the Performing Arts. This Summer she will lead the inaugural vocal apprentice program at the National Music Festival, where she will conduct masterclasses and serve as mentor to a select group of vocal apprentices.
A graduate of the Juilliard School and Dawn Upshaw’s graduate vocal arts program at Bard College, Ms. Mogielnicki has performed with LA Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Bard Summerscape, Caramoor, Juilliard Opera, and DC Public Opera in both standard operatic repertoire and contemporary opera. Roles include Pamina, Governess, Micaela, Mimì, Marzelline and Musetta as well as world premieres of works by David T. Little (Vinkensport) and Missy Mazzoli (Song from the Uproar).
Ms. Mogielnicki is a winner of the John Erskine Prize for Artistic and Academic Achievement from the Juilliard School, as well as a prizewinner from the Philharmonic Society of Arlington, Sing for Hope foundation, and the Bel Canto Institute. She was a finalist in the Career Bridges Competition and Washington International Competition, and a semi-finalist in the Deborah Voigt Vero Beach Opera Competition, Joy in Singing Competition and the Brava! Opera Theater James Collier Young Artist Competition.
Celine splits her time between her home in Berlin and Washington D.C.
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