American soprano, Abigail Dueppen, continues to be recognized for her passionate performances as an emerging artist on the operatic and concert stage with her luscious, lyric coloratura voice. She made her professional debut to critical acclaim at Opera in the Heights in Houston, TX as Léïla in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles. Since then, she has appeared as Gretel in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel with Lakes Area Music Festival, Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola with Intermountain Opera and Lakes Area Music Festival, Yum-Yum in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado with The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston, and Die Erste Dame in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with the Lakes Area Music Festival in Minnesota. She also performed with Houston’s Ars Lyrica as La Musique in Charpentier’s Les plaisirs de Versailles, and other recent roles include Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale, Sister Constance of St. Denis in Poulenc's Dialogues des carmélites, The Vixen in Janácek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Contessa di Folleville in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims, Celia in Mozart’s Lucio Silla, Cupidon in Orpheé aux enfers, and Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music. As a concert artist, she most recently sang with the Bozeman Symphony in Vaughan Williams's Dona nobis pacem, with the Great Falls Symphony in Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony, as well as with members of the Houston Symphony as the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass and appeared with the Woodlands Chamber Orchestra as the soprano soloist in Rutter’s Magnificat and Requiem. She also performed on the concert stage Fauré's Requiem, Bach's Magnificat and St. Matthew’s Passion, Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Exultate jubilate, and his Requiem.
Ms. Dueppen holds her Bachelor of Music degree with academic distinction in vocal performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music and completed her graduate studies at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music obtaining her Master of Music degree in vocal performance. This past summer she was a young artist at the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, Israel. Upcoming performances include Blonde in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail with the Houston Symphony and Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème with Lakes Area Music Festival. Currently, she studies with world-renowned soprano Ruth Ann Swenson.
Abigail currently lives in Beaumont, TX with her husband Timothy and his many trombones.