Katie Stenzel is a dynamic, coloratura soprano. She graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Queensland University of Technology and subsequently completed her Master of Music Studies at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
Katie has since performed with Opera Queensland, Opera Australia, The Brisbane Festival, The Adelaide Fringe Festival, and the Taipei Drama Festival in Taiwan.
Her operatic roles have included Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Valencienne in The Merry Widow, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Niece 1 in Peter Grimes and the creation of the role of Loretta in The Crushing: A Gothic Opera. She has also understudied roles including Euridice and Amore in Orfeo ed Euridice, Kumudha in A Flowering Tree, Rose Maybud in Ruddigore, Berta in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Cunegonde in Candide, and Yum Yum in The Mikado. She has also appeared in concert works including The Messiah (Handel), Carmina Burana (Orff) and Oratorio de Noêl (Saint-Saëns).
Most recently, Katie was cast as Rosina for the Australian International Opera Company’s touring production of Il barbiere di Siviglia.
Katie is delighted to be making her Brisbane Music Festival debut.