Bettina Schweiger

Bettina Schweiger

Light Dramatic Soprano

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2016Weber: Der FreischützAgathe
2016Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosAriadne
2016Wagner: LohengrinElsa Of Brabant
2016Wagner: TannhäuserElisabeth
2016R.Wagner: Der Ring des NibelungenSieglinde
2016Mozart: IdomeneoElettra
2016Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoVitellia
2016Puccini: ToscaFloria Tosca
2016Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerSenta
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2015Strauss J.: Die FledermausRosalinde
2015Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweite Dame (Second Lady)
2014Strauss R.: ElektraDie Aufseherin
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (First Lady)

Bio

Soprano Bettina Schweiger was born in Linz (Austria) and started her music education at the Anton Bruckner University. She graduated with Distinction from the Mozarteum Salzburg in 2012 (Prof. Barbara Bonney), and finished her master’s degree at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in October 2015. During this period she was also accepted into the renowned Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia (USA). Bettina Schweiger has worked with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Angelika Kirchschlager, conductors including Ivor Bolton and Sascha Goetzel and performed Mimi in “La Bohéme”, Rosalinde in “Die Fledermaus”, Donna Elvira in “Don Giovanni”, First and Second Lady in „Magic Flute” and Agathe in “Der Freischütz”. Her other repertoire includes Czardasfürstin, Giuditta, Elisabeth (Tannhäuser), Sieglinde (Die Walküre) and Elettra (Idomeneo) . She is an award winner of various competitions such as „Prima la Musica“, “Ferruccio Tagliavini” international Vocal Competition and “Musica Juventutis” and has received grants from Solti Te Kanawa Accademia, Hübel Foundation and the Rolex Institute. Bettina Schweiger is a popular soloist both in Austria and abroad and has performed at the Festival George Enescu, Opera Festival Klosterneuburg, Chamber Opera Vienna, Wiener Konzerthaus and Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Weber: Der Freischütz Agathe 1 week University Of Music And Performing Arts Vienna 2016
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Ariadne 2016
Wagner: Lohengrin Elsa Of Brabant 2016
Wagner: Tannhäuser Elisabeth 2016
R.Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen Sieglinde 2016