Sabine Hogrefe – sopran

Sabine Hogrefe – sopran

Sabine Hogrefe – sopran Sabine Hogrefe, tysk sopran, har en gedigen karriär i det högdramatiska sopranfacket med debut i på Aalto-Theater i Essen 1989. Bland hennes många roller kan nämnas: Irene i Wagners Rienzi på Stuttgartoperan 2002 Senta i Den flygande holländaren Leonore i Fidelio, titelrollen i Katja Kabanova Leonora i Ödets makt Lady Macbeth i Macbeth Isolde i Tristan och Isolde på Hamburgische Staatsoper Brünnhilde-rollerna i Nibelungens ring Brünnhilde i Siegfried har hon sjungit vid Bayreuthfestspelen 2010, liksom titelrollen i Busonis enaktare Turandot i Dijon. Hogrefes Elektradebut ägde rum i Regensburg…

Nina Bols Lundgren – sopran

Nina Bols Lundgren – sopran

Nina Bols Lundgren – sopran Nina har deltagit i flera internationella tävlingar och vann pris vid The Mozart Singing Competion i London 2007. Sedan sin examen från Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Köpenhamn 2009 har hon varit en efterfrågad solist och framträtt med danska nationalsymfonikerna samt symfoniorkestrar i bl a Köpenhamn, Odense och Aarhus. Bland operarollerna kan nämnas Norina i Don Pasquale på Den Fynske Opera, titelrollen i Rosa och evigheten på Aarhus Summaropera och Woglinde i Rhenguldet med Odense Symfoniorkester. I Figaros bröllop gestaltar hon Barbarina. In English Since debuting from…

Irma Urrila – sopran

Irma Urrila – sopran

Irma Urrila – sopran Finsk sopran som debuterade på Finlands Nationalopera vid 22 års ålder 1965. Mellan 1967-70 var hon anställd på Kungliga Teatern i Stockholm (Operan) och under tjugofem år var hon anställd på Den Norske Opera i Oslo från 1970 fram till sin pensionering. Hon sjöng Paminas parti i Ingmar Bergmans kända filmatisering av W A Mozart´s Trollflöjten 1975. Irma Rauha Kristiina Urrila-Andersson (o.s. Urrila; s. 29. tammikuuta 1943 Helsinki) on suomalainen laulaja (sopraano).[1] Hän voitti Yleisradion järjestämän laulukilpailun 18-vuotiaana keväällä 1961. Ensikonserttinsa hän antoi Helsingin Konservatoriossa 26.…

Anja Harteros – sopran

Anja Harteros – sopran

Anja Harteros – sopran Anja Harteros (born 23 July 1972) is a German operatic soprano. In 1999, she became the first German to win the Cardiff Singer of the World competition.[1] Biography Harteros was born in Bergneustadt, North Rhine-Westphalia, to a Greek father and a German mother and has two siblings, Alexia and Georgios. As a child, she was encouraged by her parents to pursue classical music and singing. Eventually, her music teacher at the Wüllenweber-Gymnasium in Bergneustadt, August Wilhelm Welp, noticed her considerable talent and recommended that she be…

Patricia Petibon – sopran

Patricia Petibon – sopran

Patricia Petibon – sopran Patricia Petibon (born 27 February 1970) is a French Ligera coloratura soprano acclaimed for her interpretations of French Baroque music.[citation needed] Biography Born in Montargis, Loiret, she initially studied plastic arts, then studied at the Conservatoire de Paris after earning a bachelor’s degree in musicology, and won the Conservatory’s first prize in 1995.[1] Petibon has worked with William Christie; John Eliot Gardiner; Marc Minkowski; Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Concentus Musicus Wien; Robert Wilson and even the French rap group Futuristiq. She has recorded the works of Lully,…

Sandrine Piau – sopran

Sandrine Piau – sopran

Sandrine Piau – sopran Sandrine Piau, född 5 juni 1965 i Issy-les-Moulineaux, är en fransk operasopran. Från början utbildade Piau sig till harpist. Senare studerade hon sång vid Collège Lamartine och Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique i Paris. Hon är mest känd för sin förmåga att sjunga barockopera. Hon har i det sammanhanget samarbetat med William Christie på Festival International d’Art Lyrique i Aix-en-Provence. Hon har även samarbetat med många av de ledande europeiska utövarna av barockmusik inklusive Marc Minkowski, Philippe Herreweghe, Paul McCreesh, Alan Curtis, Christophe Rousset, René Jacobs…

Elly Ameling – sopran

Elly Ameling – sopran

Elly Ameling – sopran Elisabeth Sara ”Elly” Ameling, född den 8 februari 1933 i Rotterdam, Nederländerna, är en nederländsk konsertsångerska (lyrisk sopran). Karriär Elly Ameling studerade sång för Bodi Rapp, Jo Bollekamp, Sem Dresden och Jacoba Dresden-Dhont, och senare fransk sång med Pierre Bernac. Hon vann första pris vid Vocal Concours ‘s-Hertogenbosch i Holland (1956) och Concours International de Musique i Genève (1958). Efter debuten i Rotterdam 1953, har hon under mer än fyrtio år framträtt i princip på alla större konsertarenor runt om i världen. Hon har framträtt med…

Anneliese Rothenberger – sopran

Anneliese Rothenberger – sopran

Anneliese Rothenberger – sopran Anneliese Rothenberger (19 June 1924 – 24 May 2010) was a German operatic soprano who had an active international performance career which spanned from 1943 to 1983. She specialized in the lyric coloratura soprano repertoire, and was particularly admired for her interpretations of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Richard Strauss. Life and career  Rothenberger was born in Mannheim, Germany. She studied with Erika Müller, and took up her first engagement in Koblenz in 1943. In 1947, Günther Rennert offered her a job at the Hamburg…

Rita Streich – sopran

Rita Streich – sopran

Rita Streich – sopran Rita Streich (December 18, 1920 – March 20, 1987) was one of the most admired and recorded lyric coloratura sopranos of the post-war period. Biography Rita Streich was born in Barnaul, southern Siberia, in the Russian part of what was then the Soviet Union, to a German father and a Russian mother. She moved to Germany with her parents during her childhood. She grew up speaking both German and Russian fluently, something that was extremely helpful during her later career. Among her teachers were Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender, Erna…

Lisa Della Casa – sopran

Lisa Della Casa – sopran

Lisa Della Casa – sopran Lisa Della Casa (2 February 1919 – 10 December 2012) was a Swiss soprano most admired for her interpretations of major heroines in operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Richard Strauss, and of German lieder. She was also described as “the most beautiful woman on the operatic stage”. Biography Della Casa was born in Burgdorf, Switzerland to an Italian-Swiss father, Francesco Della Casa, and a Bavarian-born mother, Margarete Mueller. She began studying singing at the age of 15 at the Zurich Conservatory, and her teachers included…

Erna Sack – sopran

Erna Sack – sopran

Erna Sack – sopran Erna Dorothea Luise Sack (née Weber, 6 February 1898 – 2 March 1972) was a German coloratura soprano, known as the German Nightingale for her high vocal range. Biography Erna Weber was born in Spandau, Berlin. As a child, her voice attracted attention both at school and in the church choir in which she sang. In 1921, she married Hermann Sack, of Jewishdescent.  She studied at the Prague Conservatory, and later in Berlin with Oscar Daniel. She received her first break aged 30, when the wife of…

Jenny Lind – sopran

Jenny Lind – sopran

Jenny Lind – sopran Jenny Lind, egentligen Johanna Maria Lind, efter giftermålet Jenny Lind-Goldschmidt, född 6 oktober 1820 i Klara församling i Stockholm, död 2 november 1887 i Little Malvern i Worcestershire i Storbritannien, var en svensk operasångerska (sopran), hovsångerska 1840. Hon var Kammersängerin vid det habsburgska hovet i Wien. Lind fick sin musikaliska utbildning vid Adolf Fredrik Lindblads musikskola i Stockholm. Hon turnerade mycket, bland annat i flera europeiska länder. I det som nu kallas för Tyskland träffade hon bland annat Felix Mendelssohn som skrev ett oratorium för hennes röst.…

Kjerstin Dellert – sopran

Kjerstin Dellert – sopran

Kjerstin Dellert – sopran Kjerstin Dellert, Kjerstin Häggbom Dellert, född 4 november 1925 i Stockholm, är en svensk operasångerska (sopran), som även är chef för Ulriksdals slottsteater (Confidencen). Karriär Dellert debuterade som vokalist när hon med Someone to Watch Over Me vann en radiotävling hos Arthur Godfrey i New York 1948.[1] Som operasångerska debuterade hon på Stora teatern i Göteborg i operetten Sköna Helena 1951 men ville till Operan i Stockholm trots lägre lön där. Debuten där kom 1952 som Musette i La Bohème. Efter några operettroller gick hon från…

Jenny Daviet -sopran

Jenny Daviet -sopran

Jenny Daviet -sopran La soprano française Jenny Daviet entame ses études musicales au Conservatoire de Poitiers en piano puis en chant, avant d’intégrer le Centre de formation pour jeunes chanteurs du Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris, sous la direction de Laurence Equilbey. Elle montre rapidement une prédilection pour le répertoire mozartien et fait ses débuts en 2010 dans le rôle de Pamina (La Flûte enchantée). Suivront des rôles tels que Serpetta (la Finta Giardiniera), Bastienne (Bastien & Bastienne), la Première Dame (La Flûte enchantée)… Elle n’en abandonne pas pour…

Elena Mikhailenko – sopran

Elena Mikhailenko – sopran

Elena Mikhailenko – sopran Born in 1978 in Magnitogorsk (Russia) Elena Mikhailenko finished Magnitogorsk Glinka Music College (1997), graduated from Magnitogorsk State Conservatory (2001) and Moscow State Conservatory (2003). Ms. Mikhailenko finished her education at the Gnesins Academy of Music. Her debut took place in 2006 when she became part of the Helikon Opera in Moscow. On the stage of New Israel Opera (Tel Aviv) she sang as Katerina Izmailova in ”Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk”. Among her upcoming engagements are the title role of Gioconda in Malmö and Lady Macbeth of…

Evgeniya Sotnikova – sopran

Evgeniya Sotnikova – sopran

Evgeniya Sotnikova – sopran In 2008 she graduated from The Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St.Petersburg. The singer has performed the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta in the Opera and Ballet Theatre under the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 2005 she won the 2nd prize at the Rakhmaninov competition (Saint-Petersburg). In 2006 she won the 3rd prize at the Russian festival — competition «Three centuries of classic romance» (Lied). In Moscow at the Elena Obraztsova International Competition of young opera singers she became finalist (2006). In 2008 she won the third prize at the…