Sara Gartland

Bio

Soprano Sara Gartland’s engagements for the 2021-2022 season and beyond include the role of Rose in the World Premiere opera A Thousand Acres with libretto by Mark Campbell and music composed by Kristin Kuster for the 50th Anniversary season at The Des Moines Metro Opera, and exciting role and company debuts with Opera Colorado, Opera San Antonio, and The Dallas Opera.

A lover of opera and operetta as well as contemporary works, Ms. Gartland has sung a plethora of roles displaying her talent for dramatic storytelling and comedy. She has also developed close working relationships with some of the best regional opera houses in the country. Performances include the title roles in Rusalka and Jenůfa, Marie in Wozzeck, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, and Alexandra in Regina with The Des Moines Metro Opera, Musetta in La bohème, Micaëla in Carmen, Adalgisa (cover) in Norma and Zenna Briggs (cover) in Michel van der Aa’s 3D opera Sunken Garden with The Dallas Opera, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Violetta in La Traviata, Curley’s Wife in Of Mice and Men, and Alexandra in Regina with Utah Opera, Violetta in La Traviata, Rusalka in Rusalka and Josephine in HMS Pinafore with Arizona Opera, Marzelline in Fidelio with Opera Omaha, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Opera San Jose, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel and Musetta in La bohème with San Diego Opera, Adina in L’elisir d’amore with Austin Lyric Opera, and Rusalka (cover) in Rusalka with the Canadian Opera Company.