Soprano Celine Mogielnicki is a versatile artist, recognised for her “delicious” (Opera Today) and “finely balanced" (NY Times) singing and recently hailed for singing “perfect in diction and phrasing…with powerful gradations of emotions” (Milbrook Independent). Engagements for the 2018/2019 season included 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. Engagements for the 2019/2020 season include Micaëla in Carmen on film with CCA Management (Los Angeles) and Mimí in La Bohème with Z1 Konzerte in Berlin.
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 Mimì, Governess, Micaela, Pamina, Marzelline and Musetta as well as world premieres of works by David T. Little (Vinkensport) and Missy Mazzoli (Song from the Uproar). 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.
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. In the Summer of 2019 she created and lead the inaugural vocal apprentice program at the National Music Festival, where she conducted masterclasses and served as mentor to a select group of vocal apprentices. Ms. Mogielnicki joined the faculty of the Rome School of Music, Drama and Art at Catholic University in the Fall of 2019.
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. 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. For more about Celine you can visit her website at www.CelineMogielnicki.com