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IE TOTE STADT

AS MARIETTA/MARIE | SEMPEROPER DRESDEN

Marietta/Marie

DIE TOTE STADT

Semperoper Dresden

The grieving widower Paul lives in the city of Bruges after the death of his wife Marie and practices a strange death cult around the deceased. But the encounter with the dancer Marietta turns his life upside down: the young woman becomes a mirror of his longings, onto which he projects the "return" of his deceased wife. Ms. Gartland appears as Marietta/Marie in this production.

January

2024

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IE TOTE STADT

AS MARIETTA/MARIE | OLDENBURGISCHES STAATSTHEATER

Marietta/Marie

DIE TOTE STADT

Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

Paul lives in his house in Bruges where his young wife, Marie, had died some years before. Paul has not come to terms with the reality of her death. He keeps a Kirche des Gewesenen (Temple of the Past) in her honor, a locked room including keepsakes, including photographs, a lute, and a lock of her hair. In this production, Ms. Gartland appears as Marietta/Marie.

December 2023

January 2024

LUEBEARD'S CASTLE

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AS JUDITH  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

don

G

IOVANNI

AS DONNA ELVIRA |  MINNESOTA OPERA

Judith

BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE

Des Moines Metro Opera

The mysterious Duke Bluebeard welcomes his new bride Judith into his ominous castle, where rumors have been swirling concerning one question: what happened to his previous three wives? Shrouded in the secrecy of seven forbidden rooms, Judith desperately tries to uncover the terrifying secrets that Bluebeard had hoped to keep locked away forever. With its immense, cinematic score, Bartók’s psychological opera-thriller will leave you entranced as Judith reveals, door-by-door, Bluebeard’s dark past. Ms. Gartland debuts the role of Judith in Bluebeard's Castle at Des Moines Metro Opera.

July 

2023

Donna Elvira

DON GIOVANNI

Minnesota Opera

Don Giovanni is an egotistical and infamous womanizer, brazen in his shameless seductions.  But his betrayals soon catch up to him when divine retribution exacts the ultimate price. Mozart’s sharp and otherworldly opera seamlessly blends dark comedy with biting social commentary, all set to some of opera’s most stirring music. Ms. Gartland appears as Donna Elvira in this production of Don Giovanni at Minnesota Opera.

May 

2023

IE TOTE STADT

D

AS MARIETTA/MARIE  |  OPERA COLORADO

Marietta/Marie

DIE TOTE STADT

Opera Colorado

Opera Colorado presents a new production of composer Erich Korngold’s rare operatic gem, Die tote Stadt (The Dead City). We follow Paul, a widowed artist unraveled by grief. Life is turned upside down when Paul meets the bright and passionate Marietta—the mirror image of his late wife, Marie. This haunting drama filled with lush cinematic music will leave you questioning what is real and what is only a dream. 

February / March

2023

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P

AGLIACCI

AS NEDDA  |  SAN ANTONIO OPERA

Nedda

I PAGLIACCI

San Antonio Opera

When a traveling acting troupe arrives to perform in a bustling town, the secrets and jealousies among them threaten to explode onstage—with deadly consequences. Ms. Gartland debuts the role of Nedda in this production directed by Garnett Bruce and conducted by Francesco Milioto.

November 

2022

USALKA

R

AS RUSALKA  |  PITTSBURGH OPERA

Rusalka

RuSALKA

Pittsburgh Opera

Ms. Gartland jumps in to the title role in Pittsburgh Opera's first ever production of Rusalka. Music Director Antony Walker conducts; Kristine McIntyre directs. 

September

2022

A

housand

T

Acres

AS ROSE  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

Rose

A THOUSAND ACRES

Des Moines Metro Opera

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jane Smiley, A Thousand Acres is a modern retelling of Shakespeare's King Lear set on a farm in Iowa in the late 1970s told from the point of view of Ginny, the oldest of three daughters. After multiple workshops, Ms. Gartland returns to Des Moines Metro Opera to debut the role of Rose in the World Premiere of Kristin Kuster's and Mark Campbell's A Thousand Acres.

World premiere July 

2022

UEEN OF

Q

SPADES

AS LISA  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

Lisa

QUEEN OF SPADES

Des Moines Metro Opera

Ms. Gartland appears as Lisa in the company premier of Tchaikovsky's Queen of Spades at Des Moines Metro Opera.

Summer

2021

the

arriage

M

of figaro

AS COUNTESS ALMAVIVA  |  THE DALLAS OPERA

Countess Almaviva

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

The Dallas Opera

Figaro and Susanna want to marry — but their boss, the predatory Count, has other ideas! Not only that: there are more domestic dramas here than at Downton Abbey, including a hormonally charged teenager causing havoc, and an older woman who says she has the right to marry Figaro! Ms. Gartland debuts the role of Countess Almaviva with the Dallas Opera.

April 

2021

ASS IN C MAJOR

M

&

PULCINELLA

SOPRANO SOLOIST  |  JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY

Soprano soloist

MASS IN C MAJOR & PULCINELLA

Jacksonville Symphony

Ms. Gartland appears as the soprano soloist for Beethoven's Mass in C in addition to Stravinsky's Pulcinella with the Jacksonville Symphony and the University of North Florida Chorale. Conductor Courtney Lewis leads from the podium.

February

2020

ansel & gretel

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AS GRETEL  |  SAN DIEGO OPERA

Gretel

HANSEL & GRETEL

San Diego Opera

Once upon a time, two children enter the dark woods leaving a trail of bread crumbs to find their way home. Lost, in the middle of nowhere, they come across a gingerbread house festooned with candy and sweets, a confectionary castle of delectable delights, which holds a dark secret that threatens their very lives. Ms. Gartland appears as Gretel in Humperdinck's operatic adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale.

February

2020

USALKA

R

AS RUSALKA (COVER)  |  CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY

Rusalka (cover)

RUSALKA

Canadian Opera Company

Ms. Gartland made her house debut with the Canadian Opera Company, covering the title role in Dvorak's Rusalka.

October

2019

OZZECK

W

AS MARIE  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

Marie

WOZZECK

Des Moines Metro Opera

Ms. Gartland returned to Des Moines Metro Opera in the role of Marie in Alban Berg's Wozzeck. Directed by Kristine McIntyre, conducted by David Neely.

July

2019

la

OHÈME

B

AS MUSETTA  |  THE DALLAS OPERA

Musetta

LA BOHÈME

Tha Dallas Opera

Ms. Gartland returned to The Dallas Opera in the role of Musetta in La Bohème. Directed by Tomer Zvulun, conducted by Giuliano Carella.

March

2019

La

raviata

T

AS VIOLETTA  |  ARIZONA OPERA

Violetta

LA TRAVIATA

Arizona Opera

Ms. Gartland appeared as Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata with Arizona Opera. Directed by Stephanie Havey, conducted by Joseph Rescigno.

January & February

2019

ARMEN

C

AS MICAËLA  |  THE DALLAS OPERA

Micaëla

CARMEN

The Dallas Opera

Ms. Gartland made her house debut with The Dallas Opera as Micaëla in Bizet's Carmen. Directed by Jack Furness, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume.

October & November

2019

USALKA

R

AS RUSALKA  |  DES MOINES METRO OPERA

Rusalka

RUSALKA

Des Moines Metro Opera

Ms. Gartland appeared in the title role of Dvorak's Rusalka with Des Moines Metro Opera. Directed by Chas Rader-Shieber, conducted by David Neely.

June & July

2019

die

ledermaus

F

AS ROSALINDE  |  UTAH OPERA

Rosalinde

DIE FLEDERMAUS

Utah Opera

Ms. Gartland debuted the role of Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus with Utah Opera. Directed by Kyle Lang, conducted by Gary Thor Wedow.

May

2019

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