Katharina Magiera


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Katharina Magiera  - Photo: Barbara Aumüller
Katharina Magiera 's roles during the 2014/15 season are Hänsel in a new production of Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, a voice from on high (Die Frau ohne Schatten/The Woman without a Shadow), Dryade (Ariadne auf Naxos), Filosofia in a new production of Cesti's LʼOrontea, Ježibaba in Rusalka and roles in the first ever performances in Frankfurt of three one act operas by Bohuslav Martinů. After several appearances in the house as a guest and a year in the Opera Studio this contralto joined the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 2009/10. Roles for the company in recent seasons have included the Sphinx (Enescu's Oedipe), Bradamante (Orlando furioso), Rosalia (Tiefland), Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Unto's Wife (Sallinen's Kullervo), the Stable Maid (Königskinder), Cornelia (Giulio Cesare in Egitto), the High Priestess in Schoeck's Penthesilea and Flosshilde / Schwertleite in our new Ring (available on CD and DVD, OehmsClassics). Katharina Magiera studied with Hedwig Fassbender in Frankfurt. She also took part in masterclasses held by Christoph Prégardien, Ingeborg Danz and Rudolf Piernay. She was awarded scholarships by the »Villa Musica« Rheinland-Pfalz, the German People's Students Foundation, the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation »Live music now« and won the 2009 Mendelssohn Competition. Guest engagements have included Schwertleite in David McVicar's production of Die Walküre in Strasbourg and during the 2014/15 season she will sing 3rd Lady in Die Zauberflöte at the Opéra Bastille in Paris.

Saison 2014/2015


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Richard Strauss
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Richard Strauss
DREI EINAKTER
(Three One Act Operas)

Bohuslav Martinu
HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
Engelbert Humperdinck
L'ORONTEA
Antonio Cesti
RUSALKA
Antonin Dvorak
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Richard Wagner
Wednesday 13.02.2013 16:00 h
Opera House

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LA SONNAMBULA
Vincenzo Bellini
Sunday 30.11.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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