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The 2022-2023 season brings Ms. Ginther back to Hong Kong for her role debut as Elisabetta I in Maria Stuarda, as well as company debuts with Opera Columbus and Central City Opera.

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 SEASON

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OPERA OUTDOORS

Featured Soloist

Opera Omaha

AUGUST 19

2022

Turner Park at Midtown Crossing | Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Ms. Ginther will perform excerpts from Cavalleria rusticana and Don Carlos in her return to Opera Omaha for a concert of arias and ensembles as "Opera Outdoors" kicks off the 2022-23 season.

MARIA STUARDA

(Donizetti)

Elisabetta I

Musica Viva Hong Kong

DECEMBER 9-11 

2022

Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall | Hong Kong, SAR, China

Ms. Ginther returns to Musica Viva Hong Kong as Elisabetta I in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, after her triumph with the company last season as Adalgisa in Norma.

RIGOLETTO

(Verdi)

Maddalena

Opera Columbus

MARCH 31 & APRIL 1 

2023

Ohio Theater | Columbus, Ohio, USA

Ms. Ginther makes her Opera Columbus debut as Maddalena in Verdi's beloved Rigoletto in the Spring of 2023.

OTELLO

(Rossini)

Emilia

Central City Opera

JULY 15 - AUGUST 6

2023

COMING SOON

Central City Opera House | Central City, Colorado, USA

Ms. Ginther makes her Central City Opera debut in the summer of 2023 in Rossini's rarely performed Otello as Emilia.

SUOR ANGELICA

(Puccini)

La maestra delle novizie

Opera Omaha

FEBRUARY 24 & 26 

2023

The Orpheum Theater | Omaha, Nebraska, USA

As a favorite at Opera Omaha, Hilary returns for this heartbreaking Puccini opera directed by Keturah Stickann, and under the baton of Maestro Judith Yan.

EUGENE ONEGIN

Olga

Opera Omaha

APRIL 22 & 24 

2022

Orpheum Theater | Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Ms. Ginther makes her Opera Omaha debut in her return to Tchaikovsky as Olga in EUGENE ONEGIN in the spring of 2022.

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BEENTHOVEN

SYMPHONY NO. 9

Alto Soloist

The Lensic Performing Arts Center

DECEMBER 31

2021

Lensic Performing Arts Center | Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Ms. Ginther joined Maestro Joe Illick (Fort Worth Opera) as the alto soloist for Beethoven's 9th Symphony in a Santa Fe tradition: New Year's Eve at the Lensic!  This program also featured world renowned violinist Augustin Hadelich.  

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Rosina

Opera on the James

NOVEMBER 12 & 14

2021

Historic Academy Theatre | Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

In her third production as Rosina in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Hilary returned to Opera on the James with a stellar cast directed by Dean Anthony.

OPERA OUTDOORS

Featured Soloist

Opera Omaha

AUGUST 21

2021

Turner Park at Midtown Crossing | Omaha, Nebraska, USA

This event was unfortunately cancelled due to heavy rain.

BOULDER FIRE RELIEF 

CONCERT

Guest Soloist

Boulder, Colorado

JANUARY 9

2022

Pine Street Church | Boulder, Colorado, USA

In response to the Boulder County Fires on December 30th, 2021 several local musicians gathered to give a live-streamed concert with all proceeds directly benefiting victims of the fires.  To donate to either organization please visit the Community Foundation of Boulder County (www.commfound.org) or the Boulder Philharmonic (www.boulderphil.org). Ms. Ginther was feathered on this concert singing Bach's "Erbarme dich" from the ST. MATTHEW PASSION, "Da, chas nastal!" from Tchaikovsky's THE MAID OF ORLEANS, and "Mira, oh Norma" from Bellini's NORMA.

NORMA

Adalgisa

Musica Viva Hong Kong

JULY 2,3,4

2021

Hong Kong City Hall Theater | Central, Hong Kong

Hilary made her international debut in the summer of 2021 as Adalgisa in Bellini's NORMA with Musica Viva Hong Kong.

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Rosina

Fargo Moorhead Opera

APRIL 9

2021

Festival Concert Hall | Fargo, North Dakota, USA

This production was filmed with strict Covid-19 precautions.  The audio was recorded in a spacious environment and then the performers lip sang to their own recording while playing the stage for filming.  There was no audience present at the filming. 

THE MAID OF ORLEANS

Joan of Arc

New Orleans Opera

FEBRUARY 7&9

2020

Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Marking the 100th anniversary of Joan of Arc's sainthood, Ms. Ginther starred in the leading role in New Orleans Opera's production of the rarely performed grand opera by Tchaikovsky, THE MAID OF ORLEANS.

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

Santuzza

Fargo Moorhead Opera

April 3&5

2020

Festival Concert Hall | Fargo, North Dakota, USA

Ms. Ginther was to make her role debut as Santuzza, but this production was unfortunately cancelled due to Covid-19.

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HENRY VIII

Anne Boleyn

Odyssey Opera

SEPTEMBER 21

2019

NEC's Jordan Hall | Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Ms. Ginther performed the role of Anne Boleyn in Saint-Saëns' grand opera HENRY VIII conducted by Gil Rose and joined by Michael Chioldi as Henry VIII and Ellie Dehn as Catherine of Aragon.  The recording of this performance will be released on BMOP records in February of 2022!

 

COMPANIONSHIP

Judy Sinclair

Fort Worth Opera

MAY 1,3,5

2019

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens Concert Hall| Fort Worth, Texas, USA

This was a world premiere production of Rachel Peters' opera Companionship.

CARMEN

Carmen

Fargo Moorhead Opera

APRIL 12&13

2019

Festival Concert Hall | Fargo, North Dakota, USA

Ms. Ginther made her (professional) role debut as Carmen in a production by Maria Todaro conducted by Eric Weimer.

USHER HOUSE

Child Roderick

THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

Otis Twin

Los Angeles Opera

JUNE 22&24

2018

The Broad Stage | Santa Monica, California, USA

Ms. Ginther made her Los Angeles Opera debut in this spooky double bill by Gordon Getty lovingly referred to as "Scare Pair".

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BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN

Lureen Twist

New York City Opera

MAY 31 - JUNE 4

2018

The Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center | New York, New York, USA

Receiving acclaim for her "firm, dark mezzo-soprano", Hilary triumphed in the role of Lureen in the US Premiere of Wourinen's BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN.

"MARIAZELLERMESSE"

by Haydn

"JUBILATE DEO"

by Forrest

Carnegie Hall

MidAmerica Productions

APRIL 28

2018

Carnegie Hall - Stern Auditorium | New York, New York, USA

Ms. Ginther made her Carnegie Hall debut as the mezzo-soprano soloist on a program of Haydn and Forrest with MidAmerica Productions and the New England Symphonic Ensemble.

PREVIOUS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

THE PASSENGER

Vlasta (Liese cover)

Florida Grand Opera

APRIL

2016

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts | Miami, Florida, USA

Broward Center for the Performing Arts | Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

This rarely produced, massive opera based on those who suffered through or worked at the concentration camp, Auschwitz, was directed by David Pountney and conducted by Maestro Steven Mercurio.

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Rosina

Florida Grand Opera

NOVEMBER

2015

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts | Miami, Florida, USA

Broward Center for the Performing Arts | Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Ms. Ginther made her role and company debut as Rosina in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA with Florida Grand Opera in a production by Dennis Garnhum and conducted by Maestro Ramón Tebar.

BERNSTEIN'S MASS

Street Singer / Soloist

The Philadelphia Orchestra

APRIL

2015

Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

This fully staged production of Bernstein's MASS was conducted by Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by Kevin Newbury.  The recording of the live production was released by Deutsche Grammophon in 2018 in commemoration of the composer's centenary.