Courteney Wilds, The Opera Singer

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Ms. Wilds was a dramatic powerhouse for the entire performance . . .                             

                    - Thomas Lenihan, Boro Park Community News

As an opera singer, Courteney made her professional operatic debut with Regina Opera Company - Brooklyn, New York’s oldest opera company. Singing the role of Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppi Verdi, Nino Pantano of The Italian Voice said, "Wilds also has a strong sense of declamatory utterance which opera goers have been searching for in vain since the days of Milanov, Price and Tebaldi." This debut was quickly followed by her performance as the title role from Aida with Amici Opera in Pennsylvania, Madam Lidoine from Dialogues of the Carmelites with Hudson Opera Theater in Upstate New York and then back to Regina where she performed the title role of Tosca. Additionally, she performed as a soloist in concerts across the tri-state area including the Trenton War Memorial, Merkin Hall, CAMI Hall and performed with New York City Opera in their critically acclaimed performance of Margaret Garner. World renown soprano, Martina Arroyo described Courteney "as possessing a solid, expressive voice capable of many colors and a talented actress with excellent stage presence and personal charisma." 

Experience Courteney's work by viewing the following videos and audio from Wagner, Mozart and Verdi.

Music Video and Audio - Opera

Dich teure Halle from Tannhauser

O smania, o furie...D'oreste Ajace from Idomeneo

Ritorna Vincitor from Aida

Ritorna VincitorCourteney Lynn Wilds
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While she was beginning her opera career, Courteney also started her career as an actor. Click the link below to learn more about her work as an actor.