Greenawald's extensive history with the company includes the roles of Eurydice in Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice, Natasha Rostova in Prokofiev's War and Peace, Florencia Grimaldi in Catán's Florencia en el Amazonas, Mélisande in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, the Countess in Mozart's Nozze di Figaro, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, and most recently Vanessa in Barber's opera. The Iowa-born soprano was selected Seattle Opera's Artist of the Year in 1998 for her performances as Mimì in Puccini's Bohème and as Florencia Grimaldi. She has appeared with the Metropolitan, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington, Santa Fe, and Houston Grand Operas, as well as with Lyric Opera of Chicago, and has sung with the Bavarian State Opera, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Netherlands Opera, and Welsh National Opera. Her roles include Pamina in Mozart's Zauberflöte; Magda in Puccini's Rondine; R. Strauss's Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, Countess in Capriccio, and Christine in Intermezzo; both Blanche and Madame Lidoine in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites; and Britten's Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes and Governess in The Turn of the Screw. Greenawald returns to Seattle Opera next season as Cio-Cio-San in Puccini's Madama Butterfly. She teaches at the Boston Conservatory.
Roles in the Seattle Opera
Madama Butterfly, January 2002 - Cio-Cio-San (1/12, 16, 19, 23, 26)
Falstaff, May 2001 - Alice Ford
Vanessa, February/March 1999 - Vanessa (2/27, 3/3, 6, 10, 13)
Biography as of April 2001