About

Noted for her "golden-voiced" singing (Voix des Arts) and "deft hand at verbal and physical comedy" (The Isthmus), Nicole Heinen has dazzled audiences with her demanding stage presence. As a Baumgartner Studio Artist, highlights this 18/19 season include her debut with Florentine Opera as Miss Frayne and Margaret Hughes (cover) in Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players, Fortuna/Valletto in Claudio Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea and singing in the 85th Anniversary Concert. This summer Miss Heinen, will return to the Caroga Lake Music Festival for her third consecutive year to perform Samuel Barber's Knoxville, Summer 1915.
Recent roles have included Mademoiselle Silberklang in Der Schauspieldirektor, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, La Fée in Cendrillon, #1 in Transformations, and Atalanta in Serse. She has toured with Opera for the Young as Adina in their production of Elixir of Love and participated with the company in the Ravinia Festival. Miss Heinen is a recent District Winner (Wisconsin) as part of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She is also the recipient of the IAET Award (Casa Italia Competition), 3rd place in the Joseph P. Glimco Competition and was a 2017 finalist in the Handel Aria Competition. 
In addition to opera, Miss Heinen equally enjoys performing concert and chamber music. Credits include singing the soprano soloist in Mozart's Mass in C Minor and Requiem, Gounod's St. Cecilia Mass, Handel's Messiah, and Bach's St. Matthew Passion

Recordings

I am the wife of Mao Tse-tung from Nixon in China (John Adams)

Piano: Janna Ernst

Recorded at the Florentine Opera Center

Je veux vivre from Roméo et Juliette (Charles Gounod)

Piano: Janna Ernst

Recorded at the Florentine Opera Center

Caro Nome from Rigoletto (Giuseppe Verdi)

Piano: Janna Ernst

Recorded at the Florentine Opera Center

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