See Siena Forest Live
Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen with the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, MN
August 12-13, 2017
March 11-19, 2017
World premiere of Dinner at Eight by National Medal of Arts, Pulitzer Prize, and Grammy Award-winning composer, William Bolcom, and the astoundingly prolific librettist, Mark Campbell at Minnesota Opera. Directed by Tomer Zvulun and Conducted by David Agler
Visit the media page for a clip of Paula and Larry's duet featuring THE Richard Troxell!
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Minnesota District. This event is FREE and will be held in Benson Great Hall at Bethel University.
February 18, 2017
10:00 - 4:00 PM
"Love Lost, Love Found" with Out of the Box Opera at the Weisman Art Museum
Join Siena Forest, soprano Jeni Houser, tenor Brian Wallin, pianist Lara Bolton and director David Lefkowich for a Valentine's Day Concert!
February 14, 2016
7:00 - 8:30 PM
November 14-18, 2016
Final orchestral reading of composer William Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell's new opera Dinner at Eight at Minnesota Opera. Siena is singing the role of Paula Jordan, a young New York socialite, daughter of Oliver and Millicent Jordan, engaged to marry Earnest. However, Paula is secretly having an affair with Larry Renault, a washed-up actor struggling with alcoholism and his failing career. Performances March 11, 16, 18, 19, 2017.
October 29-30, 2016
4th Place Win in Piccola Opera's Third Annual Opera Competition Siena performed "Caro Nome" from Verdi's Rigoletto! Congratulations to all the singers involved!
October 22, 2016
January 23, 2016
"Par le rang et par l'opulence... Salut a la France!" and "Presentation of the Rose" were sung and Siena received an encouragement award in the Minnesota District 2016 MET National Council Auditions! Congratulations to all the winners, singers, judges and the incomparable Mary Jo Gothmann!
September 9, 2015
Congratulations Minnesota Opera for taking two spots in on the 10 Scene-Stealing Theatre Performances from 2014-2015!
"Siena Forest and Bergen Baker as Carmen’s galpals Frasquita and Mercédès in Minnesota Opera’s groovy, 1970s Spain production of Carmen."
"Brenda Harris as the master manipulator (and masterfully creepy) Eleanor Iselin in Minnesota Opera’s The Manchurian Candidate."