“Julie Wyma… was also a compassionate Belinda.”
"The US-American abducted the audience... Julie Wyma sang with her bell-clear voice, and was particularly well received by the audience.”
“As the ingénue Norina, soprano Julie Wyma sparkled with a self-confident air and a strong, beautiful voice. …all of the cast, crew and musicians appeared to be youthful rising talents.”
“Julie Wyma’s account of the maid, Annina’s, small but important part stood out.”
“The remainder of the cast also sang solidly, with notable performances by Julie Wyma.”
Soprano Julie Wyma has been praised for her “strong, solid performances” and “soaring, powerful voice.” Her operatic highlights include Pamina and The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Gilda in Rigoletto, Marie in Die verkaufte Braut, Musetta in La Bohème, Rosina in Il barbiere di Seviglia, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, Sophie in Werther, Amy in Little Women, Norina in Don Pasquale, Despina in Così fan tutte, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Monica in The Medium, Beauty in Beauty and the Beast, Frasquita in Carmen, and Lisette in La Rondine. Of her Norina, the Kansas City Metropolis said: “soprano Julie Wyma sparkled with a self-confident air and a strong, beautiful voice.”
Ms. Wyma’s upcoming performances include a recital of new and underperformed composers for the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Christmas concerts with the Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde throughout the state of Brandenburg, as well as the roles of Ortlinde (Die Walküre), Waldvogel (Siegfried), and the Third Norn (Götterdämmerung) in Wagner's Ring Cycle in a co-production between Opera By Request and Berlin Wagner Gruppe in Toronto, Ontario. She will also be reprising the role of Norina in Don Pasquale at the Choriner Opernsommer at Kloster Chorin, Germany in June of 2020.
Recent performances have included the roles of Rosina in Il barbiere di Seviglia, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Marie in Die verkaufte Braut, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Gilda in Verdi's Rigoletto with the Brandenburgisches Konzertorchester Eberswalde for the Choriner Opernsommer at Kloster Chorin, Germany; Musetta in La Bohème and Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Puccini's Toaster in Berlin; the Soprano solos in Mozart's Requiem and Fauré's Requiem, all in Berlin; a concert of music by the American expatriate author and composer Paul Bowles in Magdeburg and Berlin, Germany with tenor Laurent Martin; Lovers’ Quarrels, a concert of operatic duets and arias with her husband, Peter Furlong, in Concord, New Hampshire and Niemegk, Germany; Three Tenors and a Soprano concerts in Cornish and New London, New Hampshire; and Viva Divas!, a concert of operatic arias, duets, and trios in Phoenix, Arizona, Cornish, New Hampshire, and Berlin, Germany.
Her oratorio repertoire includes the soprano solos in Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Matthäeus-Passion, and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus, Haydn’s Heiligmesse, Mozart's Requiem, Mass in C, and Krönungsmesse, Fauré’s Requiem, and Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine. She has presented recitals in Berlin, Germany; Antwerp, Belgium; and throughout the United States.
In addition to her singing credits, Ms. Wyma is also no stranger to opera production, having worked as a Stage Director, Costume Designer, Wig and Makeup Artist, Assistant Stage Manager, and in set construction. In 2010 she was awarded a grant for a production of Massenet's Werther, which she directed and performed in Bloomington, Indiana. She is an alumna of Indiana University, The University of Missouri - Kansas City, and The University of Arizona.
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