American soprano Kaitlyn Sabrowsky
Celebrated for her “strong dramatic voice,” (Operawire) American soprano Kaitlyn Sabrowsky (nee Johnson) is at home in operatic repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary. Mrs. Sabrowsky completed two seasons as a Marion Roose Pullin Arizona Opera Studio Artist from 2018-20, highlighted by back-to-back mainstage leading roles as Musetta in La bohème and Jane Withersteen in Riders of the Purple Sage in the company’s 2020 season. Her Jane garnered praise for her “strong dramatic voice and the kind of acting skills that showed her character’s growth from one scene to the next” (Operawire).
"Soprano Kaitlyn [SABROWSKY] brought a powerful and dramatic soprano to the role of Donna Anna, the woman first debased in the course of the opera's story.
THE BLOOMINGTON HERALD-TIMES
SHE PRODUCED SORROW AND ANGER WITH HER VOICE,
JUST RIGHT FOR A WOMAN AVENGING HER FATHER'S MURDER."
Other Arizona Opera role highlights include Miss Lightfoot in Fellow Travelers and Doris Parker in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird. Additional notable engagements include her debut with The Phoenix Symphony and as Frasquita in The Atlanta Opera’s Carmen. Often noted on the operatic stage for her "powerful and dramatic soprano," (The Bloomington Herald-Times), Kaitlyn has appeared in such roles as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and the title role in Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas. Mrs. Sabrowsky is the recipient of awards from the Orpheus Vocal Competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Georgina Joshi International Fellowship from Indiana University and the Farb Family Outstanding Graduate Award from Rice University. She is a graduate of Indiana University (MM) and Rice University (BM, cum laude), and is an alumnus of the Institute for Young Dramatic Voices, Aspen Opera Center and Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artist Vocal Academy. During the pandemic, Mrs. Sabrowsky began an appointment as a Teaching Assistant for the Arizona State University Voice Department, where she is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance. When not onstage, she spends her time teaching students in the voice studio, writing her dissertation, and cheering on local Arizona sports teams with her husband.