Maria Bengtsson

Die Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier

Biography

Education
University of Music, Freiburg
 
Career
2000-2002: ensemble-member of Volksoper Wien; 2002-2007: ensemble-member of Komische Oper Berlin. Leading roles under Kirill Petrenko.
Freelance artist since 2007.
 
Repertory
Pamina/ Die Zauberflöte, Contessa/Le Nozze di Figaro, Konstanze/Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Fiordiligi/Così fan tutte, Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni, Ilia/Idomeneo, title role in Daphne (Strauss), Infantin/Der Zwerg (Zemlinsky), Alice Ford & Nannetta/Falstaff etc.
 
Highlights
In the 2009-’10 season: debutes at Covent Garden, Staatsoper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra National de Bordeaux; 2010-’11: Fiordiligi in Covent Garden; Donna Anna/Don Giovanni in Lyon and Cunegonde/Candide (Bernstein) and debute at the Salzburger Festspiele; Poppea/L’Incoronazione di Poppea at the Opera of Cologne
 
Recordings
Donna Anna/Juan (based on Mozart’s Don Giovanni) directed by Kasper Holten (DVD)
Egmont op. 84(L. v. Beethoven) conducted by Bertrand de Billy (oehms)
 
Collaborated with
Daniel Barenboim, Kirill Petrenko, Bertrand de Billy, Thomas Hengelbrock, Marc Minkowsi, Simone Young, Antonio Pappano, Riccardo Chailly, Philippe Jordan, Asher Fisch, Leopold Hager, Vladimir Jurowski, Markus Stenz, Christopher Moulds, Hans Neuenfels, Peter Konwitschny, Andreas Homoki, Uwe Erik Laufenberg, Calixto Bieto, Claus Guth and others.
 
Recent and future productions
Fiordiligi/Cosi fan tutte (La Scala Milano); Governess/The Turn of the Screw (Staatsoper Unter den Linden); Elettra/Idomeneo (Wiener Staatsoper)

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Last update on 22 April 2013

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