Gina May Walter

Gina May Walter

Lyric Soprano

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2017Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von WindsorFrau Fluth
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2016Mozart: IdomeneoElettra

Bio




Gina May Walter, the young London born Soprano graduated with First Class Honours from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has completed her Master studies at the Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Thomas Quasthoff. To compliment her studies she has participate in various Masterclasses with renowned figures of Opera and Song, including, Graham Johnson, Edith Wiens, Wolfram Rieger and Ann Murray. She was awarded the Tracey Chadwell Award “for most outstanding performance of a première”, at the Wigmore Hall of Mark Simpson’s In // Out. She received the Guildhall Trust Award 2012-14 and won Third Prize at the Eighth International Competition of Singing and Piano Duos 2016 in St. Petersburg.
Gina May Walter sung Elektra in Mozart’s Idomeneo as part of the 2015 Musiktheaterwerkstatt in Berlin. Also in 2015, she was to be seen at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in the lead role of Katya in Mischa Tangain’s in absentia. Since then, she has been cast by the Deutsche Oper Berlin in the children’s opera ‘KuckKuck im Koffer’ by Mattaius Kaul, which will run in its third season in 2017/18. Furthermore, she took on the role of Frau Fluth in Otto Nicolai’s Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, directed by Georgios Kapoglou at the Hanns Eisler Berlin in 2016. Yet Gina May Walter’s interests are not limited to classical performance, she joined the ensemble Opera Lab Berlin for the world première of Gunfighter Nation at the Ballhaus Ost Berlin in 2016 and again in 2017 for Maurizio Kagel’s Staatstheater.
Gina May Walter is also a sought after concert singer. Both in opera galas and song recitals she has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Snape Malting’s, Aldeburgh Town Hall, Konzerthaus and Mendelssohn Haus Berlin. She performed Les illuminations by Benjamin Britten with Kunal Lahiry, in the Concert Series ‘Excellence Konzert’ under the patronage of Daniel Barenboim. They then performed the song cycle again in the ‘Slow Listening’ series moderated by Clemens Goldberg. In June 2017 Gina will sing two recitals in St. Petersburg as part of the Song Festival “Three Centuries of Romance” at the Palace of Prince Vladimir and the Philharmonic Hall.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor Frau Fluth 1 week 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì 1 week 2017
Mozart: Idomeneo Elettra 1 week 2016
Bizet: Carmen Micaëla No
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi No

Awards

Tracey Champan award - best performance of a new work
2017
St. petersburg, Three Centuries of Romance, 3rd prize
2017