Ute Ziemer

Ute Ziemer

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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«Ute Ziemer came to London this year to sing in a memorial concert to Elisabeth Schwarzkopf at the Wigmore Hall where the cristalline purity of her lyric soprano voice impressed as did the stylishness of her singing and the charm of her presentation»
JOHN STEANE   "WHO´S HOT" IN "OPERA NOW"   NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2007 (2017)

Bio

Ute Ziemer, Soprano
After studying at
the University for Music and Performing Arts, the Opera Program at the
Conservatory in Vienna and with Ruthilde Boesch, Ute Ziemer furthered her
studies with Ariel Bybee, New York and in Masterclasses with Walter Berry and
William Matteuzzi. In 2003 she met Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf who taught her
privately for the last three years until her death. They worked on a diverse
concert repertoire including works by Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, Hugo
Wolf as well as J.S. Bach and Operetta.
Ms. Ziemer has performed Adele in DIE FLEDERMAUS in the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in Vienna, 
also in suchoperas as Beethoven´s FIDELIO (Marzelline), Mozart´s DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (Pamina),
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Susanna) and COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Despina). She has appeared
with contemporary music, including the world premier of Roman Polanski´s DANCE
OF THE VAMPIRES  and EnjottSchneiders “Verteilen”, operettas and in many concert recitals, highlighted by
concerts alongside Jerry Hadley making her US debut in 2004. She is a regular
guest in world-renowned concert halls, including Vienna’s Musikverein and
Konzerthaus, Munich’s Philharmonie, Leipzig’s Gewandhaus, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, KKL Luzern, Chicago Symphony Hall and has toured throughout Germany,
France, Benelux, Spain, Scandinavia and Hong Kong.
Ms. Ziemer has won several first and audience prices: 2001 Nico-Dostal-Competition and 3rd price Operetta Competition, 
head of jury: Jürgen Kesting,
2004 Belcanto Festival Bad Wildbad for Amina’s “mad scene” from Bellini’s LA
SONNAMBULA, 2006 Johannes Brahms Competition, 2007 she received the Young
Artists Award by the Mozart Society Vienna.
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