The German Mezzo-Soprano Katharina Kammerloher was born in Munich. After completing her oboe studies, she continued her musical education studying voice in Detmold with Mechthild Böhme. The artist is also a prize-winner of several international singing competitions. Engaged by Daniel Barenboim in 1993, Katharina Kammerloher has been a regular member of the Berlin State Opera ever since. There she inter- prets inter alia roles like Ottavia / L’incoronazione di Poppea, Komponist / Ariadne auf Naxos, Marcellina / Le nozze di Figaro, Geneviève / Pelléas  et Mélisande, 2. Dame / Die Zauberflöte (she sang this role also at the Salzburg Festival), Magdalena / Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (this role as well as Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier she sang also at the Bavarian State Opera Munich), Suzuki / Madame Butterfly, Meg Page / Falstaff. Internationally Katharina Kammerloher has appeared at the Salzburg Fes- tival, the Munich Opera Festival and the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival. She disposes also of a comprehensive concert repertoire. Concert engagements include among others appearances with leading symphony orchestras in London, Edinburgh, Budapest, Leipzig, Berlin, Chicago, Torino under so distinguished conductors like Daniel Barenboim, Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Gustavo Dudamel, Iván Fischer, Michael Gielen, René Jacobs, Philippe Jordan, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Mehta, Kent Nagano, Antonio Pappano, Simone Young and stage directors like Ruth Berghaus, Patrice Chéreau, Doris Dörrie, Dieter Dorn, Jürgen Flimm, Harry Kupfer, Hans Neuenfels. CD and DVD recordings on the Harmonia Mundi, Teldec, PentaTone clas- sics, Accentus Music and Arthaus music labels. Numerous radio record- ings. Representation: General Management
Katharina Kammerloher
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