Barbara Zechmeister


Soprano

Barbara Zechmeister - Photo: Barbara Aumüller
Barbara Zechmeister joined the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 1996, and was awarded the title of Kammersänger in 2011. Her roles this season include Gertrud (the mother) in Hänsel und Gretel and Marianne Leitmetzerin Der Rosenkavalier - both new productions in which she took part when they opened last season – and the Innkeeper's Wife in a new production of Das schlaue Füchslein/The Cunning Little Vixen. Roles for the company in recent seasons have included a Siren in the 2014 world premiere of Rolf Riehm's Sirenen, Mrs. Coyle (Owen Wingrave), an Old Woman (first ever performances in Frankfurt of Mieczysław Weinberg's Die Passagierin/The (female) Passenger) - which she sings again when the production goes on tour to the Festwochen in Vienna in May 2016 - The Young Woman / Das Fräulein (Reimann's Die Gespenstersonate/The Ghost Sonata), Angelo Custode / Eco (Cavalieri's Das Spiel von Seele und Körper/The Game between Body and Soul), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Emma (Khovanshchina), Countess Almaviva (Die Hochzeit des Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Freia (Das Rheingold; available on CD & DVD - OehmsClassics), Marguerite (Gounod's Faust), Lady Macduff (Bloch's Macbeth), Donna Clara (Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg/The Dwarf), Grigori Frid's Anne Frank, Salud (de Falla's Das kurze Leben/La vida breve), Schwester / Sister (Sallinen's Kullervo) and Livia in the world premiere of Detlev Glanert's Caligula. Places where Barbara Zechmeister has appeared as a guest have included Mannheim, Hannover, Stuttgart, Essen, Rouen and Lisbon and the Wexford and Bregenz festivals.

Saison 2015/2016


DAS SCHLAUE FÜCHSLEIN
(The Cunning Little Vixen)

Leoš Janáček
DER ROSENKAVALIER
(The Knight of the Rose)

Richard Strauss
HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
Engelbert Humperdinck
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PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE
Claude Debussy
Sunday 25.11.2012 15:30 h
Opera House

next new production:


OBERTO CONTE DI SAN BONIFACIO - in concert
(Oberto, Count of San Bonifacio)
Giuseppe Verdi
Thursday 18.02.2016 19:30 h
Opera House

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