With over 75 productions to her credit from grand opera to musical theatre, Vicki Fingalson has been acclaimed for her “luscious sound and comedic sensibility, as well as her “soaring soprano” and “powerful voice”.
Recently, Vicki performed the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with LOON, and was featured in Oh, Coward! at the Hanifl Performing Arts Center. She was a featured performer in It’s A Grand Night for Singing! and Irving Berlin’s From Rags to Ritzes for the 2018-19 NorShor Concert Series. In addition, she performed the role of Tanya in Mamma Mia! for the grand re-opening of the NorShor Theatre, premiered It Rained on Shakopee with Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, and performed the role of the Witch in Hansel & Gretel with the Jacksonville Symphony (FL). Upcoming performances include The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Lyric Opera of the North.
Vicki has performed several times with the Minnesota Orchestra in roles such as Marianne (Der Rosenkavalier), First Lady (The Magic Flute), and Sandman/Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel). Other national performances include Musetta (La Bohème) with West Virginia Symphony, Colorado Opera Festival, and Colorado Lyric Theatre; Nedda (I Pagliacci) and Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) with Western Plains Opera; Sandman/Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel) with the Colorado Symphony; and Dircea (Casanova’s Homecoming) with The Minnesota Opera. As a regular with Skylark Opera, she was featured in Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, Sondheim’s Putting It Together, and performed the roles of Hanna Glawari (The Merry Widow) and Katherine (The Vagabond King), among others. She has been broadcast numerous times on Minnesota Public Radio in live, concert, and pre-recorded performances.
In addition to several appearances with Lyric Opera of the North, she has performed locally with the Duluth Playhouse as Winifred Banks (Mary Poppins) and Claire (Rumors), and at the Underground Theater in Oh! Coward and the title role in Iolanthe. She has also performed as Soprano Soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, and numerous concerts each year as a Faculty soloist at UW-Superior where she serves as Professor of Voice and Opera.
For more on Vicki, including upcoming performances, visit: www.vickifingalson.com