RUTH L CARVER | Spinto Soprano

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Known for her bold characterizations and powerful voice, Denver, Colorado native Ruth L. Carver is quickly gaining recognition as a soprano on the rise. Her voice is especially suited to Italian and German repertoire, and after a concert with the Elysium Between Two Continents festival in Bernried, Germany, the regional newspaper Münchner Merkur praised her for her "dark, romantic voice." On a program of Liszt lieder, her performance was singled out for her "truly rich and variegated tone" (
Ms. Carver appeared with New York Lyric Opera Theater in their spring 2015 reduced Ring Cycle. She won over audiences with the dynamic recital program "Ich bin dein, Du bist mein" in the 2014 season, and was pleased to perform in concert at the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York in the fall of 2015. Ruth received a 2015 Allied Arts, Inc. career development grant, and has made recent solo appearances with numerous choral groups in Colorado. In 2016, she joined the Central City Opera ensemble in previewing excerpts from Tosca and Later the Same Evening, and recently made her role debut as Donna Anna with Boulder Opera's Don Giovanni.
An avid arts advocate, Carver also writes about classical music for online music journals, and has created out-of-the-box opera programs for Opera on Tap and other groups. For more information about Ms. Carver, visit or follow her on Twitter @operacarver.