The Ukrainian soprano Kateryna Kasper left the Opera Studio to join the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 2014/15. Now back from maternity leave, she can be heard this season as Valencienne in a new production of Die lustige Witwe/The Merry Widow and she repeats her wonderful portrayal of Antonida in Glinka' Iwan Sussanin. She recently sang the virtuoso role of Agilea (role debut) in Teseo in der Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow and in Mozart's Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Handel's Messiah at the Bergen International Festival. Roles with which she recently enjoyed great success in Frankfurt have included Nannetta (Falstaff), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Gretel, Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Tigrane (Radamisto), Komtesse Stasi (Die Csárdásfürstin), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Anima (Cavalieri's Das Spiel von Seele und Körper) and she appeared here in recital. She took part in Oper Frankfurt productions of Eötvös‘ Der goldene Drache/The Golden Dragon in Frankfurt and at the 2015 Bregenz Festival and Dido and Aeneas (Belinda) on tour with the company at the Edinburgh Festival and at Los Angeles Opera. She also enjoys a busy concert career appearing at, amongst others, the Handel Festival in Karlsruhe, Heidelberg Spring Festival and the Savonlinna Opera Festival. Awards won by Kateryna Kasper have included 1st Prize at the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition in Helsinki.
Find out more about Kateryna Kasper on her website