Theresa Plut is an internationally established soprano and vocal pedagogue. She was born to Slovenian parents in Vancouver, Canada, and currently lives in Slovenia where she continues her diverse international career.
She has performed alongside Anna Netrebko and Emmanuel Villaume on the European tour of Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, was a member of the solo ensemble of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and has appeared on the stages of various concert halls and opera houses in Europe. Her performance schedule has taken her to China, Thailand, Israel and Canada. She has collaborated with internationally recognized conductors such as John Fiore, Alexander Joel, Alain Paris, Nicholas Milton and George Pehlivanian. Theresa’s performances are regularly recorded and broadcast by Radio Television Slovenia. She has also recorded for the labels Musiques Suisses and Deutsche Grammophon.
Alongside her concert and opera career, Theresa Plut has also proven an exceptional interpreter of lieder, giving recitals at home and abroad. Recently becoming active in promoting art song locally, she organized the first European songSLAM in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She continues to advocate for the creation of new Slovenian chamber music for voice and piano also through her various other projects.
Theresa Plut is assistant professor of voice at the University of Ljubljana, Academy of Music, and an honorary professor at the Central University in Beijing, China. She has also been guest professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Theresa holds degrees from the Hochschule der Künste in Zurich and the Musikhochscule der Darstellende Künste in Stuttgart.