Assistant Professor at the Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana
Soprano Theresa Plut has performed under the baton of renowned conductors such as John Fiore, Alexander Joel, Nicholas Milton, Emmanuel Villaume. As a member of the soloist ensemble of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf she gave her debut as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Magic Flute, followed by the roles of Walter (La Wally), Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Rosina (The Barber of Seville), Casilda (The Gondoliers), Serpetta (La finta giardiniera), Gretel (Hänsel and Gretel), Olympia (The Tales of Hoffmann). She has performed in various European opera houses and concert halls with numerous orchestras and ensembles, and has collaborated with celebrated directors, including Christof Loy and Philipp Harnoncourt. Theresa performed alongside Anna Netrebko on the European tour of Tchaikovsky’s opera Iolanta, which was later recorded and released on Deutsche Grammophon. In addition to her opera and concert activities, Theresa Plut has established herself as an outstanding interpreter of art song. At solo recitals in Slovenia and abroad, she dedicates herself to promoting the heritage of Slovenian art song.
Theresa has served as a visiting professor at Vancouver’s University of British Columbia and has received an honorary professorship from the Central National University of Beijing. She is employed as an assistant professor at the Ljubljana Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana and regularly conducts seminars in Slovenia and abroad. Theresa was born to Slovenian parents in Vancouver, Canada.