Schedule of Engagements

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...