About Emily


Praised for her “full voice and striking presence” soprano, Emily Newton, is at home on both the opera and concert stage. This season she made her debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in the role of Ellen Orford, as well as her house debut in Lisbon’s Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in the same role. After a critically acclaimed debut in Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Anna Nicole in 2013 with Oper Dortmund in the continental premiere of the work, she became a member of the ensemble.  At Theater Dortmund she has expanded her repertoire in a variety of roles including Marschallin, Desdemona, Contessa, Donna Elvira and Rosalinde.    

Other complete roles have included Leonore (Fidelio), Elisabetta (Don Carlo), Lady Macbeth, Nedda, Mimi, Fiordiligi, Anna Bolena, Donna Anna, Micäela and Female Chorus (The Rape of Lucretia). Upcoming roles include Arabella and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin. She has worked at theaters such as The Metropolitan Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Theater Aachen, Theater Koblenz, Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken, Opera Saratoga, Opera New Jersey, Opera in the Heights, and Amarillo Opera.   

On the concert stage, she has performed the soprano solos in Knoxville:  Summer of 1915, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, Debussy’s La Damoiselle Èlue, Beethoven’s Mass in C and 9th Symphony, Brahm’s Requiem, Elijah, The Creation, Mahler’s Zweite Symphonie and Schubert’s Mirjam’s Siegesgesang.   In 2018 she sings the 1. Sopran part in Mahler's 8th Symphony with the Dortmunder Philharmoniker.

Ms. Newton is from Lake Jackson, TX. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at University of North Texas and continued her studies University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she was awarded a Master of Music as an A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute Fellow.  

Upcoming Performances 17/18

Tatyana - Eugene Onegin

Premiere:  December 2, 2017

December 7, 20, 25 & 30, 2017

January 5, 21 & 28, 2018

Theater Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany

title role, Frau Luna

Premiere: January 13, 2018

January 26, 2018

February 4, 9, 11, & 24, 2018

March 3 & 23, 2018

May 6, 11, 17, 27 & 30, 2018

Theater Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany

Es war sehr schön, es hat mich sehr gefreut

February 17, 2018

April 29, 2018

Gast bei der Gala zum Abscheid Ks. Hannes Brock

Theater Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany

1. Sopran - 10. Philharmonisches Konzert "himmel_reich"

July 3 & 4, 2018

20 Uhr

Gustav Mahler: 8. Sinfonie Es-Dur, „Sinfonie der Tausend“

Dortmunder Philharmoniker


Dortmund, Germany

Soloist, Dirigentenforum - Closing Concert

June 21, 2018

R. Wagner:  Prelude and Liebestod 

from Tristan und Isolde

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

Belgrade, Serbia


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Emily Newton, soprano