Katharina Magiera

Katharina Magiera


Katharina Magiera began to study violin at the age of six. She studied singing at the Frankfurt Conservatoire under Hedwig Fassbender. She received the scolarship “Villa Musica” from the Land Rheinland- Pfalz. She participated in masterclasses run by Christoph Prégardien, Rudolf Piernay, Hans Peter Blochwitz and Ingeborg Danz.

In 2005, she won the „Live music nowYehudi Menuhin Fondation scholarship. In 2006, she was awarded the Special Prize at the Mozart-Gesang Competition in Würzburg.

In concert, she sang the Alto Solo part in Bach’s H- Moll Messe and Handel’s Messiah at the Europäischen Musikfestes Stuttgart under the baton of Helmut Rilling, Matthäuspassion with the Würzburger Oratorienchor, Weihnachtsoratorium with the Knabenchor Capella Vocalis conducted by Eckard Weyand, Bach’s Cantatas and PassionsMozart, Duruflé, Dvorak and Schnittke’s Requiem, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Handel’s MessiahJephta (conducted by Helmut Rilling).

She performed Amor (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) in Giessen, Sandmännchen (Hänsel und Gretel) at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Venus (Monteverdi’s Il Ballo delle Ingrate), and took part in two productions with the Ensemble Modern : F. Antonioni’s Codice Ovvio (3.Stimme) and Janacek’s Kinderreime (cond. Heinz Holliger).

As a memeber of Oper Frankfurt ensemble, she sang 3. Dame (Die Zauberflöte), 3. Zofe (Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg), Proserpina (Orfeo), Amor and Melanto (il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria), Dunjasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor), Carmela (La Vida Breve), Maestra delle Novizie (Suor Angelica), Orpheus (Orpheus and Eurydice), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), 1. Magd (Elektra), Hua-Qui (L’Oracolo / F.Leoni), Bradamante (Orlando Furioso), Pantalis (Mefistofele/Boïto), Eine Stimme von oben (Die Frau ohne Schatten), Blumenmädchen (Parsifal), Flosshilde (Das Rheingold), Schwertleite (Die Walküre), Cornelia (Giulio Cesare), Flosshilde (Die Götterdämmerung), Proserpina and Messaggiera (L’Orfeo), Lehrbube (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Dryade (Ariadne auf Naxos), Jezibaba (Rusalka), Marzelline (Le Nozze di Figaro), Wanja (Ivan Sussanin), Nancy (Martha), La Récitante (La Damoiselle Élue) and Sainte Catherine (Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher), Teresa (La sonnambula), Emilia (Otello), Margret (Wozzeck), Eduige (Rodelinda)…

During this period, she is invited to perform Schwertleite (Die Walküre) in Strasbourg and at the Salzburg Easter Festival 2017 (conducted by Christian Thielemann), 3.Dame (Die Zauberflöte) at the Opéra National de Paris, at the Theater an der Wien and recently at the Glyndebourne Festival and BBC Proms…

Forthcoming projects include : Nancy (Martha), Ein Page (Salome), Catherine (Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher), la Récitante (La Damoiselle Elue), Annina (Der Rosenkavalier) in Frankfurt, Schwertleite (Die Walküre) at the Opéra de Paris…

Katharina Magiera
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