Born in Flensburg (Germany,) she was a member of the Ensemble at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, where in 2017, having sung over 20 roles at the theatre, she was awarded the title of Kammersängerin. She has been a frequent guest at the Salzburg Festival and the Wiener Staatsoper. She has also appeared at La Monnaie, the Opéra Bastille, the Royal Opera House and the Teatro alla Scala. Recent role debuts include Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) at the Semperoper Dresden and Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Edinburgh International Festival. She is a renowned recitalist and her recent appearances include the Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Het Concertgebouw, the Wiener Konzerthaus and concert halls in Madrid, Barcelona, Cologne and Brussels, and at the Munich and Schwarzenberg Festivals. She has also appeared frequently in concerts in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Wolfram Rieger studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich with Erik Werber and Helmut, and attended several masterclasses with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. He began teaching at the Munich Hochschule in 1991 while still a student. In 1998 he became a professor at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin and regularly holds masterclasses throughout Europe and Japan. He is frequently invited to important venues and festivals around the world, such as the Feldkirch and Vilabertran Schubertiades, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, London’s Wigmore Hall, and the Vienna Musikverein. He has accompanied Brigitte Fassbaender, Barbara Bonney, Juliane Banse, Michelle Breedt, Thomas Hampson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Matthias Goerne, and Thomas Quasthoff, among others.