Irene Reising, a coloratura soprano from Cincinnati, OH, graduated summa cum laude from Wittenberg University in 2017, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music (vocal performance). While attending Wittenberg University, Ms. Reising sang the roles of Marie from La fille du régiment, Zerlina from Don Giovanni, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Sophie in Werther, Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, and Edith in Pirates of Penzance. Ms. Reising has also performed as the Soprano Soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G as well as Handel’s Messiah. Recently, Ms. Reising covered the role of Musetta in Puccini’s La bohème with Toledo Opera as well as Peach State Opera. Ms. Reising has performed with Cincinnati Opera, Opera Birmingham, Toledo Opera, Peach State Opera, Opera Naples, and Opera Project Columbus. Ms. Reising has also performed in several operas at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music including Turandot, La bohème, and Werther. In 2019, Ms. Reising performed the role of the Saloon Girl in The Ballad of Baby Doe with Toledo Opera. In 2020, Ms. Reising will be performing in Opera Birmingham’s production of Massenet’s Cendrillon, where she will be performing the role of Spirit #3 and covering the role of Noémie, the soprano stepsister. Ms. Reising was previously scheduled to be covering the roles of Hanna Glawari and Valencienne in Toledo Opera’s upcoming production of Lehar’s The Merry Widow, however, due to COVID-19, the production got postponed to 2023. Currently, Ms. Reising studies with Paul McCready at the Cincinnati Music Academy.
You can find Irene’s performance here.