About Teresa

In the 2017 season, Teresa will debut her one-woman show, The Girl’s Guide to Dating & Opera, which is irreverent look at the dating life of a single woman through the lens of beloved hits from opera and Broadway. Teresa will also appear in the Celebrity Vocal Recital at Vann Vocal Institute.  In 2015, Teresa appeared with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra in their opening Gala Concert, as well as a series of chamber performances and a solo art song recital accompanied Maestro Eduard Zilberkant.  In 2016, she returned to Fairbanks Symphony to sing the title role in Puccini’s Turandot. 

In the 2013- 2014 season, Teresa made her debut in the role of Violetta in La traviata with the Lowveld Chamber Music Assocation.  This was followed by a debut with Boston Midsummer Opera as Ludmilla in The Bartered Bride and as a guest soloist with the Missouri Symphony Orchestra’s gala concert, It’s a Grand Night  For Singing.  In the 2011-2012 season, Teresa was seen as the soprano soloist in the concert series, Around the World in 80 Minutes, in Boca Raton, FL with internationally acclaimed violinist, Yi-Jia Susanne Hou.  She also appeared as the soprano soloist in the concert series, All the Good Stuff in North Carolina, West Virginia, and Connecticut.  In May 2012, she debuted her programmatic recital program, Bury My Heart, with actor Ryan Stadler and pianist Saffron Chung.   In June 2012, she created the role of Vera Goodman in the world premiere of Slaying the Dragon with Center City Opera in Philadelphia.

 

In the 2010-2011 season, Teresa Eickel made her debut as a solo recitalist at the Ravinia Festival’s Rising Star Festival.   She also appeared as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, Resurrection, with the New Haven Symphony.   In the 2009-2010 season, she sang the role of Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte with Opera Memphis and the role of Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly with Festival Opera Walnut Creek.  She will also be featured in concerts with the Salt Marsh Opera, Boheme Opera and the Sanibel Music Festival. In the 2008-2009 season, Teresa performed Cio-cio-san in Madama Butterfly with Boheme Opera, a role she has performed to great critical and audience acclaim with Mobile Opera, Ashlawn Opera Festival, Opera Fairbanks, San Francisco Lyric Opera, and the Bear Valley Music Festival.

 

In recent seasons, Ms. Eickel debuted in the role of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Opera Memphis, the role of Liù in Sacramento Opera’s production of Turandot, and the role of Mimi in La bohéme with Salt Marsh Opera, a role she has also performed with Treasure Coast Opera.   A versatile actress, Ms. Eickel has also sung the role of Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro with Opera Memphis, as well as Lost Her Moccasins in Opera Memphis’s premiere of Corps of Discovery.  With Ashlawn Opera Festival, Ms. Eickel sang the role of First Lady in The Magic Flute and with Opera Theatre of Connecticut she performed the role of Gretel in Hansel and Gretel.  She has also sung with Sarasota Opera and Connecticut Opera. Ms. Eickel has performed recitals in collaboration with Ashlawn Opera and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and in concerts with the Lake George Opera, the Trenton Symphony and Salt Marsh Opera.