CATHERINE PERMAN’s high-impact stage presence, as well as her beautiful voice of splendid size and power, makes her impressive for the great roles in which she has already won applause.
Recently Catherine sang an astounding "Lady Macbeth" in Macbeth with Center Stage Opera. Previously singing a glorious "Tosca" with them as well as triumphanting with both "La Gioconda" and also with "Leonora" in Il Trovatore. Last year she sang an enchanting "Desdemona" in concert in Otello with Fort Lee Opera. She shined in her debut "Brűnnhilde" in concert in Siegfried with this company as well.
She made her European debut at Landestheatre Coburg in Germany as “Leonore” in Fidelio, then
returned to triumph as "Senta" in Der Fliegende Hollaender, "Giulietta" in The Tales of Hoffmann and in Wagner concerts, winning her public and press acclaim for herdynamic presence as well as her exciting dramatic gifts and rare vocal endowment (“Catherine Perman’s singing was some of the finest that I’ve heard from the operatic stage.” - Neue Presse, Coburg, Germany). Making her Cairo Opera debut with the Ambassadors of Opera And Concert Worldwide on an Egypt and the Middle Eastern tour, Ms. Perman has also concertized throughout Europe and the Mediterranean.
Soprano Catherine Perman’s repertoire includes most of the classic lyrico-spinto and dramatic heroines including “Tosca”, “Aida”, “Minnie” in La Fanciulla Del West and “Santuzza” in Cavalleria Rusticana in theaters in the United States, including Tulsa Opera and The Santa Fe Opera. Showing her versatility, Ms. Perman appeared in The Phantom of the Opera in Hamburg, Germany.
She has been honored by the judges of the Renata Tebaldi Corsi di Perfezionamente (Italy), the Bilbao International Competition (Spain), the Belvedere International Competition (Germany), New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (NJ), Liederkranz Foundation Vocal Competition (NY), Classical Productions (NYC), and Opera at Florham (NJ) and the National Opera Club of New York named Ms. Perman “the most promising artist of the season.”