Hanna Herfurtner soprano
Hanna Herfurtner made her debuts at the Salzburg Festival and at Berlin’s State Opera in 2011, having created the title role in Hans Werner Henze’s opera Gisela! at the Ruhr Triennale Festival the previous year. In 2013, she made her debut at the Theater an der Wien, starring as Nerea in Porpora’s Polifemo, and created the part of A Boy in André Tchaikowsky’s The Merchant of Venice at the Bregenz Festival. In 2014, she performed Polly in Birtwistle’s Punch and Judy at the Berlin State Opera.
Her operatic repertoire includes Tytania in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fraate in Handel’s Radamisto, La Musica in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Mme Silberklang in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor, Olympia in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann and Adele in Strauß’s Die Fledermaus.
Hanna Herfurtner has performed with a number of renowned orchestras and ensembles, including the Bochumer Symphoniker, Münchner Symphoniker, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Wiener Symphoniker and Wiener Philharmoniker, in collaboration with distinguished conductors such as Michael Boder, Roland Kluttig, Oksana Lyniv, Christopher Moulds, Erik Nielsen, Steven Sloane, Patrick Summers, Christian Thielemann and Sebastian Weigle.