Sarah Coburn's engagements for the 2013-2014 calendar include an opening season concert with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, returns to Seattle Opera and Washington National Opera for respective performances as Marie in La fille du régiment and Adina in L'elisir d'amore, as well as the role of Elvira in I puritani with Boston Lyric Opera. She will debut at the Tivoli Festival in Copenhagen in the summer of 2014. Future seasons include returns to Handel & Hadyn Society, Tulsa Opera and Seattle Opera.
Recent highlights include performing the role of Princess Yue-Yang in the world premiere production of Tan Dun's The First Emperor at the Metropolitan Opera opposite Placido Domingo, which she returned the following season to reprise in the production's revival; Amina in La Sonnambula with Wiener Staatsoper; Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier with Cincinnati Opera; Asteria in Tamerlano and Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Los Angeles Opera; Rosina with Florida Grand Opera, Boston Lyric Opera and Tulsa Opera; the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor with Washington National Opera and Tulsa Opera; Gilda in Rigoletto with Welsh National Opera; Asteria in Tamerlano with Washington National Opera; Vittoria in Pedrotti's Tutti in maschera at Wexford Festival Opera, Euridice in Haydn's L'anima del filosofo under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington at the Handel & Haydn Society, and Gilda with Los Angeles Opera, Cincinatti Opera and Portland Opera. She also appeared as soloist in Messiah with both the Seattle Symphony Orchestra,and the Philadelphia Orchestra, in Carmina Burana with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, in concert with Bryn Terfel in Florida Grand Opera's Superstar Series, and in recital with Lawrence Brownlee for the Vocal Arts Society. Opera, and both Sandrina in La finta giardiniera and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro with Florida Grand Opera.
Sarah Coburn is a winner of the 2004 George London Foundation Awards, a 2004 recipient of a Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation, a 2004 Jensen Foundation Award Winner, a 2003 Liederkranz Foundation Award Winner, a 2002 Opera Index Career Grant recipient, and was a National Grand Finalist in the 2001 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.