Tanja Ariane Baumgartner


Mezzo-soprano

Tanja Ariane Baumgartner - Photo: Barbara Aumüller
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, a member of the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt since 2009/10, opened our 2014/15 season singing Kirke (Circe) in the world premiere of Rolf Riehm's Sirenen – Bilder des Begehrens und des Vernichtens / Sirens – Scenes of Desire and Destruction and Die Amme in Die Frau ohne Schatten. These were followed by a recital in the Holzfoyer and Lisa in the first ever performances in Frankfurt of Mieczysław Weinberg's Die Passagierin/The (female) Passenger - which was an enormous success. Later in the season she sings the Witch in Königskinder. This season she also make her debuts at the Hamburg State Opera (world premiere of Beat Furrer's la bianca notte) and the Konzerthaus in Vienna, with Lieder by Beat Furrer. Recent successes in Frankfurt have included the Foreign Princess (Rusalka), Jokaste (Enescu's Oedipe), Charlotte (Werther), Gaea (Daphne), Cornelia (Giulio Cesare in Egitto), Eboli (Don Carlo), Fricka (Das Rheingold / Die Walküre; available on CD & DVD/OehmsClassics), Gora in the first performances in Germany of Reimann's Medea (available on CD/OehmsClassics) and the title role in Othmar Schoeck's Penthesilea. She was nominated for »Singer of the Year« by Opernwelt magazine in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Other recent engagements have included appearances at Theater Basel (Amneris in Aida and the title role in Carmen – both role debuts), De Vlaamse Opera Ghent/Antwerp, the Deutsche Oper Berlin (2013/14, Brangäne, role debut, in Tristan und Isolde), the Royal Opera House in London, the 2013 Edinburgh Festival – as Judith in Bluebeard's Castle on tour with Oper Frankfurt – and the Salzburg Festival (2010 debut as Geschwitz in Lulu, 2012 Charlotte in Zimmermann's Soldaten). She was under contract to Theater Luzern from 2002-2008.

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Opera for Children
Saturday 05.04.2014 13:30 h
Holzfoyer

Opera for Children
Saturday 05.04.2014 15:30 h
Holzfoyer

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
(The Girl from the Golden West)
Giacomo Puccini
Saturday 05.04.2014 19:30 h
Opera House

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