Britta Glaser

Britta Glaser

Lirico Spinto Soprano

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«"silver clear soprano"»
das opernglas (2017)
«"wonderful singing"»
Musicweb international (2017)
«an eminent singer, equipped with a bright beautiful lyric soprano voice, and she sings with great charm and exquisite phrasing"»
musicweb international (2017)
2018Verdi: La TraviataVioletta Valéry
2018Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginTatyana
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2016Mozart: Die Zauberflöte3. Dame
2015Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriZulma
2014Mozart: Die Zauberflöte2. Dame
2013Mozart: Die Zauberflöte2. Knabe
2013Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelHänsel
2009Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDorabella


Britta Glaser studied voice at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig, the Royal Academy of Music London, and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

She began her career as a mezzo-soprano, and is now focussing on lyric soprano repertoire.

Britta made her debut at the Oper Leipzig and Landestheater Altenburg/Gera while still a student. Recent engagements include the Hamburger Staatsoper/Opera Stabile, Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, Theater Aachen, and the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. She worked with the Gewandhausorchester, the MDR-Sinfonieorchester, and the Hamburger Symphoniker. With avantgarde ensembles such as the Compagnia Nuova and the  AOIDE.Ensemble, she has performed numerous mezzo and soprano roles both at home and abroad.

Britta gives frequent song recitals in venues such as the Schumannhaus Leipzig, and the Komponistenquartier Hamburg, and has worked with many pianists including, Professor Phillip Moll and Matthias Veit. She has performed as oratorio soloist in such renowned venues as St. Michaelis Hamburg. Thanks to the wide experience of her first teacher, KS Professor Regina Werner-Dietrich, Britta is well-versed in the operetta repertoire and has performed in the Musikalische Komödie of the Oper Leipzig, and the Altenburg Schlossfestspiele.

She has participated in masterclasses given by Klesie Kelly, Laura Sarti, Charlotte Lehmann, Alessandra Rossi, Bruno De Simone, Claudia Visca, and Peter Berne. Prizes and scholarships include the Czeslaw Marek Stiftung Zurich, the Ottilie-Selbach-Redslob-Stiftung, the Bundeswettbewerb Jugend Musiziert, the Max-Liebhaber-Werk, the Mentosa Netzwerk Sachsen, and the Richard Wagner Verband.

Before pursuing her passion for singing, Britta earned a degree in fine arts and English at the University of Leipzig. She ran her own art-studio in Leipzig for several years; her large-scale oil paintings have appeared in many exhibitions.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: La Traviata Violetta Valéry 24 hours 2018
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Tatyana 1 week 2018
Mozart: Don Giovanni Donna Elvira 24 hours 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino Immediately 2016
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 3. Dame Immediately 2016