Hanna Herfurtner

Hanna Herfurtner

Soprano

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«„The young soprano Hanna Herfurtner seems to have everything going for her. Try her splendid Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion to sample not only her fine technique in handling the coloratura with such apparent ease but in her passionate sense for drama. Oh, and should I mention she has a most pleasing, beautiful voice? In short, she sings quite brilliantly and consistently throughout, and her diction is very precise without ever sounding fussy or pedantic.“»
Robert Cummings, Classical Net (2018)
«Indeed she was a delightful presence throughout the performance, often with pin-point precision in her coloratura, as in her light-hearted, buoyant blessing of the wedding couple late in the work, “Circondin lor’ vite.”“»
operaconbrio (2018)
«„Herausragend hier vor allem… die junge Sopranistin Hanna Herfurtner, die über ein gewaltiges Potential verfügt und eine große Entdeckung ist.“»
Süddeutsche Zeitung (2018)
2018Frid: The Diary of Anne FrankAnne Frank
2018Mozart: Die Entführung Aus Dem SerailBlondchen
2018Mozart: Don GiovanniZerlina
2018Gluck: Orfeo Ed EuridiceAmore
2018Mozart: Die Zauberflöte1. Knabe
2018Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapagena
2018Frid: The Diary of Anne FrankAnne Frank
2012Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamTytania

Bio


Hanna is a very versatile singer. She has performed at such highclass venues as the Salzburger Festspiele, Bregenzer Festspiele, Ruhrtriennale, Staatsoper München and Berlin, Opera Frankfurt and Köln. For the season 2012 she joined the ensemble of the opera Kiel. Over the years she has become more and more specialized in Baroque Opera and Contemporary Music. She sang in many world premieres such as Hans Werner Henzes opera Gisela, Pentesilea by Hauke Berheide at the Opernfestspiele München - where she jumped very last minute - and Tre Volti by Annette Schluenz at the SWR Festival in Schwetzingen.


She is a winner of the first Cesti Competition in Innsbruck for baroque opera at just recently gave her debut at the Händel Festspiele in Halle where she sang one of the main parts in Händels Parnasso in Festa. Several recordings document her "fine technique in handling the coloratura with apparent ease but in her passionate sense for drama".


Her Repertoire reaches from Monteverdis la Musica and Cavallis Calisto, over Händels Morgana and Almirena, Mozarts Zerlina and Blonde to Ligetis Mysteries of the Macabre and B. A. Zimmermanns Lob der Torheit.


She also is a very experienced concert singer.




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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Frid: The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank 24 hours 2018
Mozart: Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail Blondchen 1 week 2018
Mozart: Don Giovanni Zerlina 1 week 2018
Gluck: Orfeo Ed Euridice Amore 24 hours Dutch Touring Opera 2018
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 1. Knabe 24 hours 2018