attended The Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University and obtained
her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music, and her Graduate
Performance Diploma in voice in 1996.
In the winter of
2000-2001, she was the assistant director for the Opera Company of
Philadelphia’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
She was on stage in April and May of 2005 as Ida in their mounting
of Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus.
Her singing is
not confined to the opera stage:
She is also a member of The Philadelphia Singers, the
chorus-in-residence of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
since become the Managing Director of the Philadelphia-based Baroque
ensemble, Tempesta di
Mare. On her watch, they have
recorded the five-star album, The
Fantastic Herr Fasch and Alessandro Scarlatti:
Cantatas and Chamber Music on the Chandos
label. They also did a European
tour in 2009 and have managed to court an international audience via
concert broadcasts on American Public Media.
she’s not busy keeping Tempesta di Mare organized, Ulrike lectures on opera and voice
and teaches German diction at the Curtis Institute of Music.