Soprano Natalia Rubis, praised by the German press for her "clear and warm voice with luminous coloraturas", recently performed the roles of Euridice and Musica in Monteverdi's Orfeo in Düsseldorf and Fiordiligi in Cosí fan tutte at the Bach Festival in Poland. During the summer, she recorded her first opera CD with the renowned Czech orchestra Collegium 1704 in Prague, and her first DVD of Donizetti's Requiem.
Ms. Rubis latest opera credits include the roles of Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Despina in Cosí fan tutte and Sa Femme in Le pauvre matelot with the Yale Opera. She performed also as oratorio soloist in Mozart's Requiem with Sinfonia Varsovia in Warsaw, made her first appearance at the Beethoven Ester Festival at the Warsaw Philharmonic with Moniuszko’s The Phantoms and Bach's cantatas with Collegium 1704 in Dresden and Prague.
Ms. Rubis made her international debut in 2014 as Calisto in Giove in Argo by Händel at the Händel-Festspiele in Halle, Germany. Since that time she has been invited to perform other baroque operas, such as Xerxes (role of Romilda) or Le Cinesi (role of Sivene) by Gluck in Dresden and Bad Lauchstädt.
In Poland, Ms. Rubis took part in the Polish premier of Carter's Tempo e tempi at the Nostalgia Festival, was a soloist in the Faure's Requiem, and recorded a CD of operetta love duets for DUX.
Upcoming performances include the role of Cristallina in Salieri's La fiera di Venezia with L'arte del mondo (with the CD recording for Sony) and the world premiere of David Chesky’s Letter to a composer for Krzysztof Penderecki’s Birthday with Sinfonietta Cracovia. For the celebration of the upcoming Centenary of Polish Independence, on the November 11th 2018, Natalia will perform with the Chicago Philharmonic Missa pro pace by Kilar in Chicago. In the spring of 2019 she will sing the Soprano I part in Penderecki’s Credo under the baton of Michiyoshi Inoue in Nagoya and the part of Merab in Händel’s Saul with Czech Ensemble Baroque in the tournée in Czech Republic. In the 2019/2020 season Ms. Rubis will perform with the Opera Carolina as a prize from the Marcello Giordani Competition.
Ms. Rubis earned a Master of Musical Arts in Opera from the Yale School of Music in May 2017, where she studied with Doris Yarick Cross. She holds a Master of Music in Oratorio and a Bachelor of Music in Voice from the Wroclaw Music Academy.