L. v. Beethoven: Fidelio "O wär ich schon mit dir vereint" (Marzelline) by donata-alexandra-koch
W.A. Mozart: Idomeneo "Solitudini amiche... Zeffiretti lusinghieri" (Ilia) by donata-alexandra-koch
H. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas "Thy hand, Belinda... When I am laid" (Dido) by donata-alexandra-koch
J. Massenet: Werther "Frère! Voyez!... Du gai soleil" (Sophie) by donata-alexandra-koch
The german soprano Donata Alexandra Koch received her first voice instruction at the age of 16 before she began studying with Prof. Thomas Quasthoff at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin” in 2007.
During her studies she stayed one year with Prof. Valerie Guillorit at the “Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse” in Paris before she came back to Berlin to finish her studies with Prof. Renate Faltin in 2015.
Already a member of KS Julia Varady's opera class during her studies, Donata Alexandra Koch complemented her studies by attending masterclasses with KS Brigitte Fassbänder, Prof. Regina Werner-Dietrich and Robert Dean Smith.
The soprano participated in many roles, like Amore in "L'incoronazione di Poppea" (C. Monterverdi) under the direction of Wolfgang Katschner, Damoiselle in "La Damoiselle élue" (C. Debussy) at the HAU1 in Berlin, Dorinda in "Orlando" (G.F. Händel), Serpina in "La serve padrona" (G.B. Pergolesi), Madame Poiretapée in "Mesdames de la halle" (J. Offenbach) under the direction of Jean-Christophe Keck or Euridice in "Orfeo ed Euridice" (C.W. Gluck).
She sang as well successful the role of Wally in the opera for children "Die Geierwally" (after "La Wally" by A. Catalani) at the TON:arten Festival in Sasbachwalden 2013 and at the Theater Gütersloh in 2015.
A further focus in the work of Donata Alexandra Koch are concerts and art songs. In Berlin she sang among others the Markus Passion (J.S. Bach) and the Magnificat (J. Rutter). For recitals she works often together with the art sons pianist Alexander Fleischer.
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Role||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)||Soprano #1||24 hours||2018|
|Bach J.S.: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (Christmas Oratorio)||Soprano||Immediately||2014|
|Mozart: Die Zauberflöte||Erste Dame (first Lady)||24 hours||2013|
|Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice||Euridice||24 hours||2013|
|Mozart: Die Zauberflöte||Papagena||No||2013|