Asleif Willmer

    Hailed as “a most incredible voice” (Arizona Daily Star) with “glowing color and exceptional artistry” (Schmopera), soprano Asleif Willmer delights audiences with her captivating stage presence, nuanced artistry, and polished lyric-coloratura soprano voice. Asleif has sung leading roles in several opera houses including Florida Grand Opera, Opera Saratoga, Opera Company of Middlebury, International Vocal Arts Institute, Brevard Music Festival, and City Lyric Opera. Highlights include Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Adina in L’elisir d’amore, Baby Doe in The Ballad of Baby Doe, Juliette in Romeo et Juliette, Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Zerlina in Don Giovanni of which she garnered the praise, “Willmer won the affections of the audience… freely reaching her high notes, sweetly seductive, physically and vocally” (Miamiartzine). Equally at home in the concert hall, Asleif is an artist with the GRAMMY-nominated True Concord Voices and Orchestra and has been a featured soloist internationally and nationally. Solo highlights include Handel’s Messiah, Brahms Requiem, Poulenc Gloria, and Haydn’s The Creation. She has also received top awards from many organizations, including the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Auditions, Classical Singer Competition, and MTNA Competition. Asleif received her Doctor of Musical Arts from Arizona State University.