Schedule of Engagements

Jenůfa, Des Moines Metro Opera, July 2015

Sara sings the title role in Jenůfa by Janáček with Des Moines Metro Opera. Cast David Neeley, Conductor Kristine McIntyre, Director Joyce Castle, Buryjovka Brenda Harris, Kostelnička Sara Gartland, Jenůfa Richard Cox, Laca Joseph Dennis, Števa Performances Evening performances, July 7, July 10, July 16, July 18, 2015 Sunday Matinee, July 5, 2015 Sung in Czech with English supertitles above the...

Fidelio, Opera Omaha, April 2015

Sara makes her company debut with Opera Omaha as Marzelline in Beethoven’s Fidelio. Cast Nicholas Cleobury, Conductor Michael Shell, Director Wendy Bryn Harmer, Leonore/Fidelio Bryan Register, Florestan Sara Gartland, Marzelline Chad Johnson, Jaquino Kevin Short, Rocco Mark Walters, Don Pizzaro Bradley Smoak, Don Fernando Performances April 17, 2015, 7:30pm April 19, 2015, 2pm For tickets and more information, visit Opera Omaha’s...

Mozart & Company, The Dallas Opera, February 2015

Sara sings with David Portillo on this fun family concert with The Dallas Opera. This year’s Family Concerts will present “Mozart & Company,” an original program designed to introduce the young and the young at heart to one of the world’s most well-known composers and his music. This terrific event will be guided by the composer’s mentor and close friend, “Papa Franz Joseph Haydn”, and features wonderful soloists and the superb Dallas Opera Orchestra under the baton of Keith Chambers. Cast Keith Chambers, conductor Sara Gartland, soprano David Portillo, tenor Performances Sunday Matinee, February 8,...

La bohème, San Diego Opera, Jan. 2015

I’m thrilled to be part of San Diego Opera’s 50th Anniversary season, making my debut as  Musetta, one of my favorite characters. Cast Rodolfo – Harold Meers Mimì – Alyson Cambridge Musetta – Sara Gartland Marcello – Morgan Smith Schaunard – Malcolm MacKenzie Conductor – Karen Keltner Performances Saturday, Jan 24, 2015, 7pm  Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, 7pm Thursday, Jan 29, 2015, 7pm  Sunday, Feb 1, 2015, 2pm  JACOBS MUSIC CENTER – COPLEY SYMPHONY HALL 750 B St, Downtown San Diego,...

L’elisir d’amore, Austin Lyric Opera, May 2014

Sara sings Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore with Austin Lyric Opera. Performances May 1, 3, 4, 2014 Critical Acclaim “Gartland and Barbera are stars. You just don’t know about them yet. The beautiful Gartland is a joy to watch as Adina. There’s a power and intensity behind her soprano voice at times and a gentility to it at others. Her versatility as a performer extends to her acting abilities. Her Adina is playful, independent, and sometimes willful, but always believable.” —BWW Opera World, Jeff Davis “…deserving of acclaim is Sara Gartland in her role as Adina. She possesses a powerful voice and impressive range.” —Austin Times, Pat...

La traviata, Utah Opera, Jan. 2014

Sara sings Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata with Utah Opera. Cast Violetta: Sara Gartland Alfredo: Cody Austin Germont: James Westman Gastone: Tyson Miller Baron Douphol: Shea Owens Flora: Abigail Levis Annina: Amy Owens Marquis d’Obigny: Tyler Oliphant Dr. Grenvil: Kevin Nakatani Giuseppe: Chad Millar Flora’s Servant: Matthew Thomas Castleton Commissioner: Nelson LeDuc Conductor: Robert Tweten Director: Jose Maria Condemi Performances January 18, 20, 22, 24, 26,...

Hansel & Gretel, Opera San Jose, Nov. 2013

Sara sings Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Opera San Jose. Performances November 17, 23, 26, December 1st, 2013 Critical Acclaim “The highlight of the vocalizing came in three of the duets between Sara Gartland’s bell-like high soprano and the rich lower register of Kindra Scharich.” —The Mercury News, Mort...

HMS Pinafore, Arizona Opera, Oct. 2013

Sara sings Josephine in Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore with Arizona Opera. Performances October 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 2013 Critical Acclaim “Soprano Sara Gartland is giddy-ingénue-perfect as Josephine.” —AZ Central, Kerry Lengel “Sara Gartland looked enchanting as Josephine and sang with an expanse of surging sound.” —Opera Today, Maria...

Roméo et Juliette, Des Moines Metro Opera, Summer 2013

Sara sings Juliette in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette with Des Moines Metro Opera. Performances June 21, 23, 28, July 6, 11, 14, 2013 Critical Acclaim “The Twin Cities soprano Sara Gartland’s Juliet first wins over the audience with her playful waltz ‘Je veux vivre’ (‘I want to live’) but easily darkens her tone for the heavier stuff later on. She could probably shatter her vial of poison with vocal power alone.” —The Des Moines Register, Michael...