Participants

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Bella Adamova, mezzo-soprano

Stanislav Gallin, piano

Czech Republic - Russia / Czech Republic

Bella was born in Grozny, Russia, in 1992 and grew up in Prague, Czech Republic and across cultures. She completed her vocal studies in London and Cologne. During her studies she was involved in a number of operas, particularly as Hermias in Britten's "Midsummer Night's Dream" and Celia in Haydn's "La fedeltà premiata" at the Aachen Theater. (...)

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Manuel Adt, baritone

Kota Sakaguchi, piano

Germany / Japan

Manuel Adt began his musical education on the violoncello. He later received singing lessons from Hartmut Elbert as a member of the Bavarian Singing Academy. Since 2012, the baritone has been studying singing in Andreas Schmidt's class at the University of Music and Theater in Munich, now in the master’s course in song design.

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Minsoo Ahn, bass baritone

Mijung Clara Shin, piano

South Korea / South Korea

The bass-baritone Minsoo AHN deepened his vocal studies from 2009 in the field of solo singing with the mezzo-soprano Gabriele Sima at the Music and Art Private University of the City of Vienna. Minsoo AHN completed his bachelor's degree with distinction in 2013. During his studies he made his debut in several operas such as “Die Zauberflöte”, “Cosi fan tutte”, “Le nozze di Figaro” and “The Rake's Progress” as a soloist in Vienna.

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Vassia Alati, soprano

Yuto Kiguchi, piano

Greece-Netherlands / Japan

Vassia Alati has been studying at the University of Performing Arts and Music in Vienna with Prof. Markus Padulla since 2017, after completing her studies at the Athens Conservatory with Antonis Koroneos. Scholarship holder "Maria Callas" and second prize winner with Yuto Kiguchi in the "International Student Lied Duo Competition" in Groningen, Netherlands.

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Ferran Albrich, Bariton

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Spanien / Süd Korea

Born in 1990 he starts his musical studies as a cellist. He graduates in the Hochschule fuer Musik Detmold (Germany) after studying with Lluis Claret, Maria de Macedo and Xenia Jankovic. He also wins several international awards such as the Pablo Casals scholarship, the Vic Cello Festival and the second prize at the Ravel Academy in France. He collaborates during this period with the Euskadi Symphonic Orchestra or the Orchestra Camera Musicae in Spain (...)

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Christiana Aloneftis, mezzo-soprano

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Cyprus - Australia

"The young Greek-Cypriot Australian mezzo-soprano Christiana Aloneftis" has an exceptionally warm, expressive voice ... She appears with balance and graceful, nuanced phrasing "- Joyce DiDonato. Currently based in Munich, she trained at the invitation of the Bavarian State Opera after having attended the international (...)

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Annina Olivia Battaglia, soprano

Kanami Ito, piano

Switzerland / Japan

The young Swiss soprano Annina Olivia Battaglia was a member of the opera studio of the Landestheater Detmold for two seasons from August 2018. After completing her bachelor's degree in singing and singing education at the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music in Dresden with Prof. Christiane Junghanns, she is currently studying in the lied composition class (...)

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Christian Noel Bauer, aritone
Yuriko Watanabe, piano
Germany / Japan

The baritone Christian Noel Bauer was born on December 24th, 1994 in Nördlingen . After taking singing lessons with Kerstin Barwitz at the age of 16, he won state and federal prizes in the "Jugend musiziert" competition in the solo and duo categories.

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Kyle Bejnerowicz, baritone

Cheuky Chan, piano

USA / Great Britain

Kyle Bejnerowicz, baritone, was born in a small American town in Connecticut, where his love of music was closely linked to his love of nature and photography. He attended the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he stayed for six years after receiving a bachelor's and master's degree in singing (...)

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Julia Helena Bernhart, mezzo-soprano

Eunchong Park, piano

Germany / South Korea

Mezzo-soprano Julia Helena Bernhart received her first singing and acting lessons at the age of eight. She was able to gain stage experience at a very early age and had piano, violin and viola lessons from the age of six, played in numerous orchestras and performed her string quartet across Germany. (...)

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Paulina Bielarczyk, soprano

Seulgi Lee, piano

Poland / South Korea

The Polish singer Paulina Bielarczyk was born July 1st, 1994 and is a graduate of the Krakow Music Academy in the master's opera singing class, in dr. Olga Popowicz was great. She is currently a master class student at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden with Prof. Christiane Junghanns. She perfected her singing technique during master classes (...)

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Meredith Mecum Bloomfield, soprano

Tomas Victor Johnson, piano

USA / Australia

Meredith Mecum Bloomfield, who is praised for her “high-flying soprano” (theatrescene.net), is an American soprano based in Germany. Engagements included Freia in Das Rheingold with Dramatic Voices Berlin and soprano soloist in Johan de Meij's 5th Symphony "Return to Middle Earth" with the Rhein-Main Wind Philharmonic. (...)

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Jakub Borgiel, baritone

Jacek Pies, piano

Poland / Poland

Jakub Borgiel-baritone, 3rd year student at the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice. He studies solo singing from Dr. have. Maciej Bartczak, prof. AT THE. In 2018 he graduated from the Karol Szymanowski State Music School in Katowice in the classical guitar class. He took part in many university-internal projects, including in the opera "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell, where he played the role of Aeneas ...

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Holly Brown, soprano

Jong Sun Woo, piano

Great Britain / South Korea

Holly Brown is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she won her Bachelors and Masters, both with honors. During her studies she worked on and with the premiere of Christian Drew's 'Dug' in the Wigmore Hall, took part in a master class and a concert series with Judith Weir and played Julian Philipps Cantos do Sonho (...)

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Jan Bukowski, baritone

Eunkyeong Kim, piano

Poland / South Korea

Jan Bukowski was born in Warsaw (Poland) and was a soloist in the Olsztyn City Youth Choir at the age of eight. As part of his training as a singer, he studied with Marek Rzepka at the Music Academy in Kraków and at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. Scholarship from Deutschland-, Cusanuswerk-, Yehudi Menuhin Live Music (...)

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Remy Burnens, tenor

Clémence Hirt, piano

Switzerland / Switzerland

The young lyric tenor Remy Burnens studied with Peter Brechbühler in Lucerne and with Malcolm Walker in Paris.

In 2020 he was seen as Gernando in Garcìa's L'isola disabitata at the Festival Rossini in Wildbad. Before that he was at the Meiningen State Theater as Belmonte in Entführung aus dem Serail, as a public speaker in Das Schloss Dürande, (...)

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Cosima Büsing, mezzo-soprano

Stella Marie Lorenz, piano

Germany / Germany

Cosima Büsing lives and works in Vienna, where she graduated with honors from Gabriele Fontana with a Masters in Lied & Oratorio at the mdw Vienna. In addition, she expanded her acting training at the Max Reinhardt Seminar and attended master classes with well-known musicians such as Helmut Deutsch (...)

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Uli Bützer, baritone
Max Langer, piano
Germany Germany

The baritone Uli Bützer studied singing, school music and mathematics in Freiburg. In 2021 he completed his master’s degree in Würzburg with top marks. He also received important artistic impulses from Douglas Yates, KS Christiane Iven, the Bach interpreter Peter Kooij and the song pianist Gerold Huber.

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Robin Červinek, baritone

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Czech Republic

Robin Červinek is a baritone from the Czech Republic. He was born in 1994 in Kyjov, where he received his first musical training in singing at a music school with Mario Kudela. He then took private singing lessons with the soloist of the National Theater in Olomouc David Szendiuch and attended the Janáček Academy for Music (...)

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Pavlina Chamantne, soprano

Sofia Chamantne, piano

Greece / Greece

The Greek youthful-dramatic soprano got her first piano lessons at the National Conservatory of Athens at the age of 4. Since 2001 she has been studying in the class of Prof. Dr. Alexei Miroshnikov and graduated with distinction in piano in 2012. (...)

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Shichao Cheng, tenor

Zihao Lin, piano

China / China

The tenor Shichao Cheng was born in 1990 in Zhang Pu, China. He began his musical education at the China Conservatory of Music from 2008 to 2013, where he received his Bachelor of Music. of Music. From 2015 to 2017 he studied at the University of Music Karlsruhe with Prof. Stephan Kohlenberg in the master's degree in singing. (...)

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Jaeyoon Choi, mezzo-soprano

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South Korea

Education in Seoul National University, Master of Music: Voice (Since 2019), Seoul National University, Bachelor of Music: Voice (March 2015 – February 2019), Seoul Arts High School (March 2012 – February 2015). Professional Exprerience: Seoul National University Graduation Recital (10/31/2020, Seoul, Korea), Opera <Le nozze di Figaro> (...)

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Zuzanna Ciszewska, soprano
Konstantina Vidalaki, piano
Poland / Greece

Zuzanna Ciszewska, soprano, started her musical journey at age of six when she took her first steps by learning bases of violin. She graduated her primary music education in Szczecin (Poland). In 2016 she received award prize on Rudolf Petrak Internacional Competition in Zilina. THen teh same yaer she was  (...)

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Ketevan Chuntishvili
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Ketevan Chuntishvili, Sopran

Christian Zimmer-Sellheim, Klavier

Georgien / Deutschland

Ab der Spielzeit 2020/2021 gehört Ketevan Chuntishvili zum festen Ensemble des Staatstheaters Cottbus. Dort übernimmt sie u.a. die Rollen der Euridice und Messaggiera in Monteverdis L’Orfeo sowei Susanna in Mozarts Le nozze di Figaro. Ihr professionelles Debut gab sie im September 2020 am Stadttheater Klagenfurt. Dort trat sie als 5. Magd in Cesare Lievis Neuinszenierung von Strauss‘ Elektra auf. (...)

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Ana Carolina Coutinho, soprano

Megumi Kuroda, piano

Brazil / Japan

The Brazilian soprano Ana Carolina Coutinho completed her concert exams in singing at the University of Music and Theater Hamburg with Prof. Mark Tucker and Prof. Burkhard Kehring (Lied class). Before that, she completed her bachelor's degree in singing at the Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) in Brazil in 2015, where she has already received numerous (...)

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Timothy Dickinson, bass baritone

Anyssa Neumann, piano

Great Britain / USA

British bass baritone Timothy Dickinson has been noted for his “wonderfully warm, round, powerful tone” (Early Music Today). His work ranges from recitals across the UK to Operatic roles at Glyndebourne, Scottish Opera, Longborough and elsewhere. He has toured internationally with Silent Opera, in their groundbreaking production of 'Vixen' (...)

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Bineta Diouf, mezzo-soprano

Niki Liogka, piano

Germany / Greece

The German-Senegalese mezzo-soprano Anna Bineta Diouf comes from Cologne. Already in early childhood she received her first music and piano lessons at home. During her studies at the HfM Detmold, she made her operatic debut in her second year as a guest at the Landestheater Detmold as Flosshilde in Rheingold. After moving to HMTM Hannover (...)

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Despoina Drandaki, soprano

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Greece

Music has been part of my life since a very early age, when my father signed me up at local conservatory to study classical piano. In 2012, my relationship with music went through its first test. An economic crisis in Greece created an insecure environment for my family. I decided music was too important for me to give up. I finished my music studies at the National Conservatory (...)

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Veronika Dünser, mezzo-soprano

Luca De Grazia, piano

Austria Switzerland

Born in Feldkirch, Veronika Dünser studied solo singing with Dora Kutschi at the State Conservatory of Vorarlberg and she completed her master's degree in song and oratorio with KS Marjana Lipovšek at the MDW.
She sang concerts in Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Israel and Switzerland. 2013 she was at the Salzburg Festival (...)

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Hwayoung Eum, tenor
Seulgi Lee, piano
South Korea / South Korea

At the age of 17 the tenor Hwayoung Eum received singing lessons. In 2006 he began his singing studies at Gacheon University in Seongnam. His teacher Prof. Sangnyung Lee prepared him for the Nanpa competition, in which he was 3rd
Got price. During his studies, Hwayoung Eum worked in operas such as 2007 "Cosi Fan Tutte" by W. Mozart and (...)

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Annie Fassea, soprano

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Greece - Scotland

Greek-Scottish soprano Annie Fassea, born in 1993, was awarded the Fulbright Foundation Artist’s Scholarship 2019 to study with Metropolitan Opera bass Dimitri Kavrakos, in New York. While in NY, she also worked with coaches/conductors Pierre Vallet, Grant Wenaus and Donna Gill. (...)

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Beatriz de Sousa, soprano

Filipa Luz, piano

Portugal / Portugal

Beatriz de Sousa appeared recently as Elvira in I Puritani at Ópera de Oviedo, as Adina in L’Elisir d’amore at Ópera de Tenerife and Tbilisi National Opera and as L’amour in Gluck’s Orphée et Euridice with the Real Filharmonia de Galicia. Her upcoming projects include Almirena in Händel’s Rinaldo. (...)

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Agata Kornaga, mezzo-soprano

Wang Chong, piano

Poland / China

The Polish mezzo-soprano was born in Lubin. According to studies in
She studied Bromberg and Cracow at the Academy of Music, Theater
and Medien Hannover in the singing class of Prof. Marek Rzepka. 2019 gave
Agata Kornaga made her debut at the Aachen Theater, where she appeared in Wagner's "Hagen" presented as Wellgunde and in Anno Schreiers (...)

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Nina-Maria Fischer, soprano

Albert Mena, piano

Germany / Spain

The Berlin-born soprano Nina-Maria Fischer has been a member of the Theater Vorpommern ensemble since the 2019/20 season and has so far appeared as Leonora in Verdi's Il trovatore and as Dido in Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell. Other roles in this season are Brigomeïde and Minna in Detlev Glanert's Die Drei Wasserspiele, Hanna Glawari i (...)

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Frieder Flesch, baritone

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Germany

The baritone Frieder Flesch is completing his master's degree in opera singing at the Leipzig University of Music and Theater. He also grew up there and received his first musical training as an aspirant and member of the St. Thomas Choir and later in the children's choir of the Leipzig Opera. In 2014 he began studying classical singing with Prof. Caroline Stein (...)

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Adriana Gheorgisor, soprano

Tudor Caldare, piano

Romania / Romania

The romanian soprano Adriana Gheorghisor studied opera singing at the
Luigi Cherubini Conservatory in Florence. She currently lives in Vienna, where she studies and works at the Wiener Staatsoper, in the ChorAkademie program, one of the programs run by the Opera House for the preparation of young artists. She made her operatic debut with the role of Lauretta (...)

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Josefine Göhmann, soprano

Andrej Hovrin, piano

Germany / Russia

The German-Chilean soprano Josefine Göhmann began to play the piano at the age of five and was trained as a soloist in the Hannover Girls' Choir from the age of 12, studied singing with Carol Richardson and in the lied classes of Jan Philip Schulze and Justus Zeyen at the Hochschule für Musik , Theater and Media Hanover. (...)

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Kamila Goik, soprano

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Poland

The soprano Kamila Goik was born in Poland in 1994. She is a vocal arts graduate from the K. Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, in the singing class of Prof. Ewa Biegas and German studies graduate from the Silesian University in Katowice. (...)

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Anna Graf, soprano
Han-Lin Yun, piano
Russia / Taiwan

Anna Graf was born in Russia and grew up in Nalchik. As a child, she attended the Juri Termirkanov Music School, where she specialized in piano and choir singing. She continued her musical education at the North Caucasian State Art School, where she studied choral conducting with Prof. Gridasov (...)

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Frances Gregory, mezzo-soprano

Dylan Perez, piano

Great Britain / USA

British mezzo-soprano Frances Gregory is a recent graduate of Royal Academy Opera, where she won the 2018 RAM Club Prize and the Tom Hammond Opera Prize, was a RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach cantata soloist, and a member of the Academy’s prestigious Song Circle, with whom she debuted at the Wigmore Hall in 2019.A 20/21 studio artist at the Opéra National de Lyon, (...)

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Julia Sophie Hagenmüller, soprano

Yuna Kim, piano

Germany / South Korea

The soprano Julia Sophie Hagenmüller first studied school music, history and vocal pedagogy at the University of Music and Performing Arts, as well as at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. She continued her education with a master's degree in singing in Anja Paulus' class at the Robert Schumann University in Düsseldorf. (...)

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Elias Gyungseok Han, baritone

Hui Won Lee, piano

South Korea / South Korea

The Korean baritone Elias Han studied in the class of Prof. Siegfried Lorenz at the University of the Arts in Berlin. While still a student, he took on smaller opera roles at the Schlosstheater Rheinsberg and the Komische Oper. Church music works in the Leipzig Thomaskirche and in the Berlin Cathedral, both live on Deutschlandradio (...)

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Jessica Harper, soprano

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Australia

Soprano Jessica Harper graduated from the Australian National University School of Music with a degree in classical music with honors. She was a young artist at Pacific Opera (2014, 2015) and received the Dame Nellie Melba Fellowship from the Melba Opera Trust in 2018. Jessica graduated from the Accademia del Bel Canto Rodolfo Celletti in Italy (2018) (...)

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Alice Hoffmann, mezzo-soprano

Bernadette Bartos, piano

Germany-France / Austria

Born in Langenhagen (Hanover), Alice Hoffmann grew up bilingually in France. After studying the violin, she also began studying singing at the HMTM Hanover in 2007 and received the Opera / Solo diploma in April 2014. From 2012 to 2017 she studied at the Mozarteum Salzburg in the class of Prof. Elisabeth Wilke and in the lied class of Prof. Wolfgang Holzmair, completed her master's degree in singing in June 2017 (...)

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Andrew Irwin, tenor

Martin Gennen, piano

Northern Ireland / Belgium

The Northern Irish tenor Andrew Irwin completed his training at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music and Theater in Leipzig under the direction of Prof. KS Roland Schubert. Andrew won the Audience Award of the Northern Ireland Opera 'Festival of Voice' in 2020, the Forde Taylor Prize for Gilbert & Sullivan at Feis Ceoil (Dublin) and the EA Redman Prize for German Song at (...)

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Donghoon Kang, bass baritone

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South Korea

Bass baritone Donghoon Kang, a singer who gives deep resonance with soft music and warm voice, graduated from Sunhwa Art High School and entered the vocal music department of Seoul National University. After studying with tenor Yonghoon Lee, bass Woong-jo Choi, baritone Cheol Jang and baritone Gyeong-suk Han, he completed a scholarship (...)

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Nathaniel Kondrat, bass

Ana Maria Lupu, piano

USA / Republic of Moldova

Nathaniel Kondrat, American lyric bass, most recently on stage at
State Theater Cottbus to hear. He sang various recitals and for many different opera houses in Germany. Nathaniel was signed for the role of Don Pasquale and has sung Don Bartolo in Barbiere di Sevilla and Monterone in Rigoletto in recent seasons. (...)

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Hyunseon Kang, Sopran

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Südkorea

Die Sopranistin Hyunseon Kang wurde 1992 in Seoul, Sűdkorea geboren. 2011 begann sie ihr Bachelorstudium im Fach Gesang an der Ewha Womans Universität auf. 2014 sang sie bei der Opernaufführung "Le Nozze di Figaro" in Ewha Frauenuniversität mit. Sie hat viele Musikwettbewerb in Südkorea gewonnen und zusätzliche Anregungen erhielt sie in Meisterkursen (...)

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Ekaterina Krasko, soprano

Katarzyna Hatalak, piano

Russia / Poland

Ekaterina Krasko was born in Saint-Petersburg and began her music studies at the age of 5 (alto) playing the piano and singing in a choir. At the age of 10 she took her first singing lessons. After that she studied choral conducting (V. Markin ) and singing (G.Pavlova) at the music technical school and then at the higher education institution (Conservatory Rimsky-Korsakov  (...)

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Vincent Kusters, Bariton

Charlie Bo Meiiering, Klavier

Niederlande / Niederlande

Bariton Vincent Kusters studierte an der Musikhochschule Maastricht Gesang bei Mya Besselink und Klavier bei Joop Celis und schloss beides erfolgreich mit dem Masterdiplom ab (2016/2017). Anschließend machte er 2018 die Abschlußprüfung der Folgeausbildung Chordirigat an der Musikhochschule Utrecht. Vincent gewann zweimal den Vocallis Liederpreis, Vaals (2017 als Sänger, 2018 als Pianist). (...)

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Jasper Lampe, Bariton

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Deutschland / Südkorea

Der Bariton Jasper Lampe wurde in Berlin geboren und kam als Mitglied des Kinderchores der Komischen Oper Berlin schon früh mit dem Bühnenleben in Kontakt. Auch bekam er bereits in seiner frühen Kindheit Klavierunterricht. Nach dem Abitur am Georg-Friedrich-Händel Musikgymnasium Berlin bereitete sich der Bariton an der Musikschule Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg auf die Aufnahmeprüfung zum Musikstudium vor. (...)

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Laura Latvaityte-Zaman, Sopran

Kamile Zaveckaite, Klavier

Litauen / Litauen

Die Sopranistin Laura Zaman studierte and die Litauischer Akademie für Musik und Theater bei Prof. Asta Kriksciunaite und Prof. Regina Maciute.

Seit 2012 lebt sie in Deutschland, wo sie den Masterstudiengang Gesang an der Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg bei Prof. Mark Tucker und seit 2015 im Gundula Hintz Gesangsstudio in Berlin vollendet. (...)

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Shu Lin, Sopran

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China / Serbien

Die Sopranistin Shu Lin wurde in Ji Lin (China) geboren und begann ihre Gesangsausbildung am renommierten Konservatorium im Shanghai. Seit 2018 studiert sie an der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg ihre Masterstudium und ab 2020 begann ihre Konzertexamen bei Prof. Carolyn Grace James und Prof. Burkhard Kehring (Liedklasse). (...)

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Sofia Livotov, Sopran

Prajna Indrawati, Klavier

Deutschland / Indonesia

Praised for her velvet timbre, soprano Sofia Livotov is a versatile artist, equally at ease in opera, art-song, and contemporary music. Based in London, Sofia has performed at international venues, such as Tonhalle Zurich, Tête à Tête Festival and TivoliVredenburg. In 2019 she has made her successful appearance on the Indonesian concert stage in Jakarta. (...)

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Ileana Mateescu, mezzo-soprano
Atsuko Ota, piano
Romania / Japan

Ileana Mateescu began her singing studies in Bucharest and continued it in Saluburg and Mainz. After her engagement in the youth ensemble of the Tsaatstheater Mainz, guest performances took the mezzo-soprano to the Rheinsberg Castle Chamber Opera, the Ulm Theater and the Frankfurt Opera, among others. (...)

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Serhii Moskalchuk, Bass-Bariton

Kamila Łopatka, Klavier

Ukraine / Polen

Serhii Moskalchuk wurde 1991 geboren und studierte 2010 – 2014 Gesang an der staatlichen Tschaikowsky Musikakademie in Kiew in der Klasse Prof. Skubak. Seit 2015 war er als Solist im Ensemble des Ukrainische Militärs angestellt. Gleichzeitig hatte er Engagements als Solist im Kiewer Staatstheater  für Kinder und Jugendliche. 2015-2020 war er Mitglied des Opernstudios (...)

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Stanisław Napierała, Tenor

Grzegorz Biegas, Klavier

Polen / Polen

Born in 1997 in Zabrze, Poland. In 2018 graduated with honors the Stanisław Moniuszko Music School in Zabrze, since 2019 he study at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, in the singing class of prof. Ewa Biegas and Łukasz Gaj MA. He is a winner of the following prizes: Second prize on the VIII Krystyna Jamroz Polish National Vocal Competition,(...)

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Anna Neufeld, soprano

Maia Leluashvili, piano

Germany / Georgia

The young soprano Anna Neufeld permeates the roles with incredible intensity and inspires her listeners with her youthful, dramatic voice. Her repertoire ranges from Russian literature such as Tchaikovsky to Italian literature such as Puccini, Verdi and Mascagni to German literature such as Wagner. (...)

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Ludwig Obst, tenor
Stefan Paul, piano
Germany / Germany

The tenor Ludwig Obst (born 1991), who lives in Berlin, was awarded the research grant for the performing arts of the State of Berlin in 2020. In the same year he was invited to perform two recitals as a prize winner of the Rheinsberg Castle Chamber Opera competition. (...)

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Jeremy Osborne, baritone
Myla Kato-DuVally, piano
USA / USA

The American baritone Jeremy Osborne has lived in Germany since 2014. He is currently studying with the soprano Janet Williams and can be seen in numerous performances. He completed his studies at the University of Central Arkansas and the Peabody Institute in Baltimore in the vocal studio of the renowned bass baritone John Shirley-Quirk. (...)

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Elena Patsalidou, soprano

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Cyprus

The soprano Elena Patsalidou was born in Nicosia (Cyprus). She studied singing at the Ionian University in Corfu and in 2015 she successfully completed her master's degree in opera singing at the "Carl Maria von Weber" University of Music in Dresden.  During her studies, she already gained numerous stage experiences in various opera productions, including as a sandman and dew man in (...)

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Karola Pavone, soprano

Lukas Rommelspacher, piano

Germany-Italy / Germany

The German - Italian soprano Karola Pavone was born in Reggio Calabria (Italy) and was given musical support at an early age. First she received a solid education in piano and viola, at the age of 17 she appeared as a soloist; Chamber music and the art song have always been a focus of her work. She was a finalist and winner of important song competitions such as "Jugend musiziert", "Das Lied", (...)

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Natalia Płonka, Mezzosopran

Grzegorz Biegas, Klavier

Polen / Polen

In 2016 she graduated from Karol Szymanowski Secondary Music School on a faculty - piano. In October 2016 started her studies at the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, Poland; got Bachelor of Arts there in 2019 and now she continues her master’s degree there - department Opera Singing and Acting (singing class of prof. Ewa Biegas and dr Ewa Tracz).

Until now, she is the winner of following prizes: (...)

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Merlind Constanze Pohl, Mezzosopran

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Deutschland/Deutschland-USA

Die Mezzosopranistin Merlind Constanze Pohl erhielt ihren ersten
Gesangsunterricht bereits im Alter von acht Jahren. Nachdem sie ihr Abitur am Landesgymnasium für Musik Wernigerode absolvierte, widmete sie sich zunächst dem Konzert- und Oratorienfach.
In ihrer langjährigen Chorerfahrung begegneten ihr Dirigent*innen wie Peter Schreier, Michael Sanderling, Ludwig Güttler, (...)

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Catherine Psarakis, Sopran

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USA

Noted for her “precise and focused coloratura” and “angelic tone”, Catherine Psarakis actively performs with orchestras and chamber groups in the New England region and internationally. She appeared as Cunegonde in the New England Conservatory (NEC) 2018 production of Bernstein’s Candide conducted by Maestro Christopher Allen, and as Queen of the Night (...)

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Clarissa Reali, Sopran

Serika Saito, Klavier

Italien / Japan

Born in 1991, I started the piano and also I started to sing in a little choir under the director Edoardo Materassi. Then I did masterclasses with Cesare Pavese, Basilio Astulez and I started to sing with some important choirs in Italy.
In 2009 I participated to the International Festival “Europa Cantat” and after that I joined the singing class of the mezzosoprano Lucia Mazzei (...)

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Cecilia Rodríguez, Sopran

Jesús López Blanco, Klavier

Spanien / Spanien

In Teneriffa geboren, sie studierte an der Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid, Hochschule für Musik „Franz Liszt“ Weimar, Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Mozarteum Sommerakademie in Salzburg und Akademie für Alte Musik „Barock Vokal“ in Mainz. Sie erhält Unterricht und Meisterkurse von Krisztina Laki, Janet Perry, Helen Donath, Dolora Zajick, Edda Moser, Thomas Mohr, (...)

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Clarke Ruth, Bass-Bariton

Nika Afazel, Klavier

Canada / Iran

Clarke Ruth ist ein Bassbariton der aus Toronto, Kanada kommt. Derzeit studiert er an der Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln an seinem Master in Opernperformance und studiert in der Klasse von Christoph Prégardien. Innerhalb der Hochschule trat Clarke in beiden Jahren in den beiden Hauptopernproduktionen auf. In 2019 spielte er die Rolle des Collatinus in der Produktion von Brittens Oper ,The Rape of Lucretia’. (...)

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Monika Rydz, Sopran

Meghan Behiel, Klavier

Deutschland / Canada

Monika Rydz studierte Gesang an der Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf bei Prof. Konrad Jarnot. Nach ihrem Abschluss 2015 mit der Bestnote (1,0) wurde sie an die Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf/ Duisburg engagiert, wo sie als Frasquita („Carmen“) ihr Debut gab. Seitdem folgten bis heute über 20 Rollen, so z.B. Juliette Vermont („Der Graf von Luxemburg“), (...)

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Benjamin Sattlecker, Bariton

Antoni Pikuta, Klavier

Österreich / Polen

Der österreichische Bariton Benjamin Sattlecker begann seine Gesangsausbildung bei den Salzburger Domkapellknaben – und Mädchen. Im November 2018 schloss er sein Bachelorstudium Konzertfach Gesang an der Universität Mozarteum ab und vertieft nun sowohl im Studiengang Master Lied – und Oratorium bei KS Elisabeth Wilke und Wolfgang Holzmair, (...)

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Michael Matthäus Schwarze, Bariton

Claudia Fernandez Parrondo, Klavier

Schweiz / Spanien

Aus einer Musikerfamilie entstammend entschied Michael Matthäus Schwarze im Alter von 11 Jahren das Trompetenspiel zu erlernen. Bis zu seinem 20. Lebensjahr spielte er Trompete in verschiedenen Ensembles und Jugendorchestern in Luzern und Zug. Ersten Gesangsunterricht erhielt er im Alter von 19 Jahren bei Barbara Zinniker an der Musikschule Zug. Bald entdeckte er seine besondere Liebe zum Deutschen Lied.  (...)

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Martha Sotiriou, Mezzosopran
Dionysis Pantis, Klavier
Griechenland / Griechenland

Martha Sotiriou wurde in Athen, Griechenland geboren und begann ihre Musikstudien im Alter von 8 Jahren. Sie hat ihr Diplom im Athenaeum „Maria Callas“ Konservatorium mit Auszeichnung erhalten. 2016-2018 hat sie an der Hochschule für Musik „Carl Maria von Weber“ Dresden Master Operngesang studiert (beim KS Prof. Matthias Henneberg) wo sie besucht auch die Liedduo...

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Janina Staub, soprano

Yao Hou, piano

Germany-Great Britain / China

The German, Northern Irish soprano Janina Staub is currently a member of the opera studio in Freiburg and at the same time is taking the concert exam with Prof. Mareike Morr at the Freiburg University of Music. Before that, she completed her bachelor's and master's degree at the Hanns Eisler University of Music in Berlin. (...)

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Maria Taxidou, soprano

Doriana Tchakarova, piano

Greece / Germany-Bulgaria

The Greek soprano Maria Taxidou was born in Kazakhstan. She comes from a family of musicians and received piano lessons at an early age. She also sang as a soloist in a Russian folklore choir led by her mother.  In 1995 she moved to Greece with her family. There she studied musicology and music education at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki from 2005-2012. (...)

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Anna-Maria Tietze, mezzo-soprano

Yuliia Kosenkova, piano

Germany / Ukraine

The mezzo-soprano Anna-Maria Tietze was born in Glauchau in 1996. She has been singing in choirs since childhood and then took singing lessons from Claudia Schmiedel. Since September 2015 she has been studying concert singing with Prof. Christiane Junghanns and Prof. Yamina Maamar at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden. Anna-Maria Tietze is the award winner (...)

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Nantia Toliou, soprano

Jovan Rosulj, piano

Greece / Serbia

After completing the singing class of Prof. Katerina Ikonomou at the Gkoletzu Conservatory, she studied at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music, with Prof. Yamina Maamar. She had her first experience in famous musicals at the Akropol Theater in Athens.

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Georgia Tryfona, soprano

Danai Vritsiu, piano

Greece / Greece

The Greek soprano studied at the Berlin University of the Arts. Part of her training was also private singing lessons with professors: Barbara Bonney, Angelika Kirchschlager, Prof. Angela Nick, Prof. Helga Wagner, John Norris, Doreen DeFeis. She received the 3rd prize at the Open Auditions at the Classical Opera in 2015, was twice the winner of the singing competition of the Rheinsberg Castle Chamber Opera,  (...)

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Bruno Vargas, bass
Ekaterina Kausch, piano
Chile / Russia

The bass Bruno Vargas first obtained a degree in music theory from the Universidad de Chile before he received his vocal training at the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. (...)

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Doriana Tchakarova

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Nils Wanderer, countertenor

Doriana Tchakarova, piano

Germany / Germany-Bulgaria

The countertenor Nils Wanderer, born in Ludwigsburg, studied singing at the University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar in the class of Prof. Siegfried Gohritz. He completed his training with distinction. He has been a member of the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama since September 2019  in London and studies there with Professor  Andrew Watts. (...)

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Roksana Wardenga, mezzo-soprano

Grzegorz Biegas, piano

Poland / Poland

She has graduated from prof. Jan Ballarin vocal class in The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. She is a laureate of many foreign and international Vocal Competitions. She plays Orpheus in „Orpheus and Euridice”, Mercedes in „Carmen” G. Bizet, Suzuki in „Madama Butterfly” G. Puccini, Curre, Preziosille in „La forza del destino” G. Verdi, (...)

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Sarah-Lena Winterberg, mezzo-soprano

Christoph Schnackertz, piano

France-USA / Germany

The French mezzo-soprano Sarah-Léna Winterberg has been studying singing since the 2016/17 winter semester at the University of Music and Dance in Cologne in the class of Professor Christoph Prégardien. She received additional lessons from Johannes Martin Kränzle, Klesie Kelly-Moog, Michael Hampe and Michael Gees. Opera roles include the shepherd and the cat in (...)

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Elisabeth Wrede, mezzo-soprano

Pelinnur Isikci, piano

Germany / Turkey

The young mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Wrede was born in 1998 in Cottbus. She gained her first stage experience through multiple participation in the “Jugend Musiziert” competition. In this she won three prizes in the national round. Her performances with orchestra at the "Young Artists' Concert" in the Cottbus State Theater made her extraordinary talent ...

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Tae Hwan Yun, tenor

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South Korea

A master’s degree in song, concert and opera took him to the University of Music and Performing Arts Mannheim in the class of Professor Katharina Dau. He studied in Professor Stefanie Krahnenfeld's solo class. At the 11th Immling International Singing Competition in Bad-Endorf, he was awarded third prize and the song prize in 2019. (...)