Sarah M. Newman


Sarah M. Newman

The American soprano, Sarah M. Newman, studied voice at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. After graduating, she moved to Munich, Germany where she has made a name for herself both as a soloist and ensemble singer. Her repertoire spans from early music through art song and opera to contemporary music and musical theater.

As a soloist, she has performed works such as Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine, Giacomo Carissimi’s Historie di Jepthe, W.A. Mozarts Exsultate Jubilate,  J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, Joseph Haydn's The Creation, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, G.F. Händel’s The Messiah and Laudate Pueri, among others. 

With the opera at Manhattan School of Music, she sang in Mozart's The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as well as Poulenc's Les Dialogues des Carmélites. She also appeared with the Lake George Opera in Floyd's Susannah, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Bernstein's Candide. At the Tanglewood Festival, she sang under the baton of Robert Spano in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges. She has performed the roles of Susanna and Barbarina in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, as Pamina in Mozart's The Magic Flute, Lakmé in Delibes’ Lakmé, and Gretel in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel , and was a part of the American premiere of Friedrich Cerha's Four Hölderlin Fragments at Carnegie Hall and Tac Tavo’s Avantgarde Oratorio Justine’s Red

Sarah M. Newman sings with the Kammerchor Stuttgart, Vokalensemble Rastatt, Schola Heidelberg, and the Munich Philharmonic Choir with whom she has also been a soloist at Klassik am Odeonsplatz under Krzysztof Urbanski as well as with Ton Koopman, Michael Sanderling, and Omer Meir Wellber. She is also a member of the medieval ensembles ESTAMPIE and VocaMe as well as the electro-avantgarde band QNTAL. 

Sarah M. Newman has performed at various renowned international festivals such as the Festival van Flaanderen, the Landshuter Hofmusiktage, Festival Tres Culturas in Murcia, Spain, and Early Music Vancouver, just to name a few.