Julia Radosz has been praised by Musical America as a “lovely lyric soprano”, impressing with her “warm tone and agile phrasing” (Austin XL). This season marked Ms. Radosz's full entrance in the spinto repertoire as she added both Madama Butterfly (Raylynmor Opera) and Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus (Staller Center for the Arts) to her repertoire. Ms. Radosz was also chosen as a semi-finalist in the prestigious Elizabeth Connell Prize for Dramatic Sopranos, sponsored by the Joan Sutherland/Richard Bonynge Foundation. In the spring, Ms. Radosz performed a Puccini concert in a debut with Rhode Island Philharmonic led by Marie Jacquot. The season closed with the recording of world premiere opera, Hamlet (role of Ophelia), composed by Erik Lautier, as well as a solo recital featuring Liszt’s Petrarch Sonnets with Latvian pianist, Kristinë Griffin held at the prestigious University Club of Winter Park.
Julia Radosz is quickly establishing herself in the works of Verdi, Mozart, and Bel Canto. Her ability to learn roles quickly and accurately makes her in demand for modern repertoire as well as for last minute engagements. She has been praised by Musical America as a “lovely lyric soprano”, impressing with her “warm tone and agile phrasing” (Austin XL). Her recent debut of La Traviata met with much enthusiasm for her “astonishing performance, brilliant soprano and thrilling embellishments that were augmented by the most subtle and heart-rending acting” (Voche di Meche). In the 2016-2017 season, Ms. Radosz made two role debuts as Musetta (La Bohème) with Wichita Grand Opera, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Opera Orlando, and premiered the roles of Olympia (A Certain Quiet) and Lydia Larkspur (The Rivals). Other career highlights include Gilda (Rigoletto), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte), Adina (L'elisir D'amore), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Antonia (Les Contes d'Hoffman), Helena (A Midsummer Night's Dream), and Pamina (Die Zauberflote). Ms. Radosz also garnered numerous awards including Opera Buffs Foundation Grant Winner, Anna Sosenko Grant Winner, Winner of the Jenny Lind Competition, Connecticut Concert Opera Competition, Marcella Kochanska Sembrich Vocal Competition, and the 5 Towns Music and Arts Foundation Competition, a Grant Winner from The CareerBridges Foundation.