Lyric coloratura soprano Julianna Emanski has gained attention for her three octave performance range and a high extension that “soars ecstatically” and is “simply gorgeous” (Music Web International). Julianna’s versatility of musical styles allows her to perform repertoire from the 12-century chants of Hildegard von Bingen to coloratura repertoire such as the Queen of the Night from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Zerbinetta from Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, and Cunegonde from Bernstein’s Candide, leaving in her wake unique musical experiences that are “simply to die for.” (Musical Mayhem) 

In 2019, she performed for HBO's Game of Thrones Final Season Activation in collaboration with The American Red Cross and Giant Spoon. In addition, her work appears on Blizzard Entertainment’s soundtracks for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, and World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor.

Julianna's solo voice can be heard on the 2018 Grammy Nominated album “Tyberg Masses” and 2015 album “Sacred Songs of Life and Love” with the South Dakota Chorale under Pentatone records, as well as the world premiere recording of Giovanni Felice Sances' Missa Sancta Maria Magdalenae (Viva Italia!).

 

In Dallas, Ms. Emanski is frequently a featured soloist with Dallas Bach Society, most recently at Moody Performance Hall in the title role of Nicolas Bernier, Les Nuits des Sceaux. In 2018, she was the featured soloist at the Dallas Choral Festival performance of Howells' Hymnus Paradisi and Poulenc's Stabat Mater. She has sung the title roles in the North American premieres of the 1732 version of Handel’s oratorio Esther and Reinhard Kaiser’s opera Der Sieg der fruchtbaren Pomona.

 

Ms. Emanski is highly specialized in historically informed performance practices of baroque repertoire. She has performed at every major baroque summer program in North America: Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute (OH), Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute (Toronto), Amherst Early Music Festival (CT), American Bach Soloists Academy (San Francisco), Accademia d’Amore (Seattle), Early Music Vancouver Summer Programme and Festival (Vancouver), Baroque Opera Workshop at Queens College (NYC), and International Baroque Institute of Longy (Boston), Boston Early Music Festival (MA), Berkeley Early Music Festival (CA).  

 

Ms. Emanski is the founder and president of Lumedia Musicworks, an early music ensemble based in Dallas/Fort Worth TX, who performs unique live shows and produce studio recordings accompanied by cleverly crafted storytelling visuals. 

 

Ms. Emanski studies voice with Dr. Stephen Morscheck, maintains a private vocal studio of her own in Frisco, Texas. Most recently, she has been invited to give lectures in Music Entrepreneurship and masterclasses in vocal historically informed performance practices.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER FESTIVALS AND PERFORMANCES

 

Accademia d’Amore 2010, 2011, 2012

American Bach Soloists Academy 2012, 2015

Amherst Early Music Festival 2008, 2009, 2016

Baroque Opera Workshop in Queens 2010

Berkeley Early Music Festival 2012, 2014

Boston Early Music Festival 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017

Early Music Vancouver 2011

International Baroque Institute at Longy 2011

Tafelmusik Summer Baroque Institute 2013

Baroque Performance Institute 2013



OPERATIC ROLES

 

Bernier

Les Nuit des Sceaux, as La Nuit

 Moody Hall, Dallas, TX

Blow

Venus & Adonis, as Venus 

Accademia d'Amore, Seattle WA

 

Charpentier

Actéon, as Diane

 Queen City Musicians, Seattle WA

 

Conrade

 Ariadne, as Venus

Amherst Early Music, New London CT

 

Händel

 Esther (1732 ), as Esther

Austin Baroque Orchestra, Austin

Austin Baroque Orchestra, San Antonio TX

 

Marais

 Sémélé (first performance outside of Europe), as The Grand Priestess of Bacchus 

- American Bach Soloists Academy, San Francisco CA

 

Monteverdi

 Incoronazione di Poppea, as Drusilla/Poppea 

Baroque Opera Workshop, NYC

Accademia d'Amore, Seattle WA

Mozart

Die Zauberflöte as Queen of the Night  

Murschison Performing Arts Center, Denton, TX

 - UNT Fundraising Gala, Denton, TX

- Collin College, Plano, TX

 

Purcell

Dido and Aeneas, as 2nd Woman/1st Witch

 American Bach Soloists, San Francisco CA

Faery Queen, as Fairy 

Dallas Bach Society, Dallas TX

 

Rameau

 Pygmalion, as la Statue -

American Bach Soloists, San Francisco CA

 

Rossi

 L'Orfeo, as Venus

 Accademia d'Amore, Seattle WA

 

Smetana

 Bartered Bride, as Esmeralda

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Dallas TX

MAJOR CONCERT SOLO PERFORMANCES

 

JS Bach

 Mass in B minor: Domine Deus, Christe eleison, Et in unum dominum

American Bach Soloists Academy, San Francisco CA

 St. Matthew Passion - Denton Bach Society

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX

St. John Passion - Colleigium Singers

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX

Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht, BWV 179

Duke Chapel, NC

 

Buxtehude

Quaemadmodum desiderat cervus, BuxWV 92

Duke Chapel, NC

Frohlocket mit Händen, BuxWV29

American Bach Soloists Academy, San Francisco CA

 

Ešenvalds  

O salutaris hostia - South Dakota Chorale

St. Joseph Cathedral Sioux Falls SD

ACDA, Salt Lake City UT

 

Händel

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day

Queen City Musicians, Seattle WA

 Esther (1732 version)

Austin Baroque Orchestra, Austin TX

Austin Baroque Orchestra,San Antonio TX

 Israel in Eqypt 

Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, Scranton PA

 Messiah - South Dakota Chorale

-Sioux Falls SD

                               - Irving Chorale, Irving TX

                               - Our Lady of Fatima, Seattle WA

- St. Monica Catholic Church, Dallas TX

 

Haydn

Missa Cellensis in C Major, Hob XXII 8,

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX

 

Howells

Hymnus Paradisi - Dallas Choral Festival

Moody Performance Hall, Dallas TX

 

Mouliné

 Cantate Domino canticum novum

American Bach Soloists Academy, San Francisco CA

 

Marais

Sémélé (first performance outside of Europe) as The Grand Priestess of Bacchus 

- American Bach Soloists Academy, San Francisco CA

 

Mozart

 Missa Brevis in F 

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX

Vesperae solennes de Dominica

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX

 

Poulenc

Stabat Mater 

Moody Performance Hall, Dallas TX

Ryba

 Česká mše vánoční - Prague, Czech Republic/Texas, U.S.A Tour

 

Sances

Missa Sanctae Mariae Madalenae

Duke Chapel, Durham NC

2015 BEMF Fringe Festival

Tyberg

Mass in G - South Dakota Chorale

- Pentatone Records

Vivaldi

 Gloria - Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra

Murchison Performing Arts Center, Denton TX