German American mezzo-soprano Siena Licht Miller is rapidly establishing a name for herself in opera, concert, and recital. In the 23/24 season, she returns to the Ensemble at Opernhaus Zürich where she will be seen in La Rondine (Suzy), Barkouf (Périzade), L’italiana in Algeri (Zulma), Das Rheingold (Floßhilde), Die Walküre (Roßweiße), and Götterdämmerung (Floßhilde).

Last season she joined the Ensemble at Opernhaus Zürich where her assignments included Offenbach’s Barkouf (Périzade), Salome (Page), Lakmé (Mallika), and the title role in Xerxes. Additionally, Siena appeared in La clemenza di Tito (Annio) in concert with Cecelia Bartoli  (Sesto) and Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco and appeared with the Grant Park Music Festival in Dvořák’s Stabat Mater.

Siena was a member of the International Opera Studio (IOS) at Opernhaus Zürich for two serasons where was seen in a new production of Salome (Page) directed by Andreas Homoki, the world premiere of Evers Die Odyssee (Penélope), L’italiana in Algeri (Zulma), Rigoletto (Giovanna), Maria Stuarda (Anna Kennedy), Simon Boccanegra (Amelia’s Maid), I puritani (Enrichetta di Francia), and Viva la Mamma (Luigia). On the concert stage she debuted with the Dallas Symphony at Bravo Vail! and returned to the Oregon Symphony for Beethoven Symphony No. 9.

Siena returned to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of Venables’ Denis & Katya (Katya), debuted with Boise Philharmonic for Messiah and Charlotte Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven Missa Solemnis, and returned to Columbus Symphony for Messiah. In recital, Siena joined Ravinia Steans Music Institute for their winter song tour and a spring residency at Caramoor with New York Festival of Song.

Career highlights include A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia) with Opera Philadelphia, the title role in Dido and Aenaes and Trouble in Tahiti (Dinah) at Curtis Opera Theatre, Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with the Oregon Symphony, Beethoven Missa Solemnis with Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, a recital with the Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert Series. Additional accolates include being named a 2019 Gerda Lissner Grant Awardee. Ms. Miller made her professional debut during the 2017-2018 season in Die Zauberflöte (Zweite Dame) with Opera Philadelphia and spent the summer of 2018 as a member of The Santa Fe Opera’s prestigeous Apprentice Program, covering in Doctor Atomic (Kitty Oppenheimer) and Madame Butterfly (Suzuki).

Siena sang the title role in L’enfant et les sortilèges with the Aspen Music Festival, and appearanced with Curtis Opera Theatre in The Rape of Lucretia (Title Role), Doctor Atomic (Kitty Oppenheimer), and The Medium (Baba).

Ms. Miller is an alumna of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music. Training programs include the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, the Chautauqua Institute, and the Aspen Music Festival.