Hogan’s Brünnhilde was magnificent throughout the final operas, bright and thrilling in Siegfried, incisive and sympathetic in Götterdämmerung in the role’s many demands, not least in terms of stamina, and crowned by a compelling immolation scene.

— The Guardian


Dich theure Halle


“The American soprano Kelly Cae Hogan, who shone in the season’s premiere as Leonore in Fidelio, sings Elisabeth. Her vocal size is impressively large, and theatrically she is absolutely convincing.”  Göttinger Tageblatt

“Also impressive was Kelly Cae Hogan as Elisabeth, whose voluptuous soprano voice has Elis.2060already outgrown the dimensions of this house. The artist from Iowa, who will be singing Gerhilde/Walküre at the Met this spring, must be considered the vocal ‘figurehead’ of the performance who, in spite of all of her vocal strength. managed to find the warmest and gentlest of tones, which repeatedly moved the heart.” Opernglas


 Elisabeth – Tannhäuser duet excerpt








“Kelly Cae Hogan was convincing as Elisabeth from the first moment on with clear, rich timbre full of power and purity.”  Schweriner Volkszeitung


“Kelly Cae Hogan shines as Elisabeth, with beautiful, full timbre and crystal-clear top notes. In contrast to her resoundingly dramatic “Dich teure Halle” aria, the third act prayer captivates by inspiring intimacy with a wonderful pianissimo.”  Opernnetz