Oper

Nora Steuerwald

Biography

Mezzo-soprano in the ensemble of the Oper Leipzig since 2022/23

2022/23 - Flora Bervoix in "La Traviata", Nireno in "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", Jacob in "Gold", Mercédès in "Carmen", Hänsel in "Knusper Knusper"

HOMETOWN - Landau in the Palatinate

EDUCATION - Bachelor studies with Prof. Daniela Sindram at the HfM Würzburg, Master studies with Prof. Carola Guber at the HMT Leipzig, currently student of Prof. Carola Guber's master class

IMPORTANT CONDUCTORS - Philippe Herreweghe, Frieder Bernius, Florian Helgath, Jochen Rieder

GUEST ROLES - Göttingen International Handel Festival, Chemnitz Opera, Rudolstadt Theatre, Hamburg Laeiszhalle

OTHER MAJOR ROLES - Schwertleite in "Die Walküre" and Erda in "Das Rheingold", Tante Wimpel in "Der Vetter aus Dingsda".

FURTHER ENGAGEMENTS - as a concert singer in America, Canada, Switzerland and Israel and in works such as Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" and "St. John Passion", the "Christmas Oratorio", Handel's "Messiah", Mendelssohn's "Elijah", Mahler's "2nd Symphony" and Verdi's "Requiem".

HONORS / AWARDS - Promotion Prize of the International Saxon Singers Academy Torgau 2015, Winner of the International Bach Competition CantateBach Greifswald 2017.

CD - "Schubertiade" with songs by Brahms, Schubert and Schumann together with Gerold Huber; "Seelenübervoll" with songs by Alexander von Zemlinsky (Genuin, 2023).

LINK Homepage - https://nora-steuerwald.de/

Favourite quote from a work, an opera, a book, a Netflix series ...?
"Will I say to the moment: tarry yet! you are so beautiful!" Johann (Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust 1);
"So you reflect in songs what the earth has most beautiful." (Johannes Brahms, On the Lake)

Favourite place in Leipzig and why?
Gottschedstraße - Delicious restaurants non-stop, in between the impressive monument of the synagogue, directly behind it the Thomaskirche.

Favourite moment on the evening of a performance?
The walk to the very first performance: rehearsed, with make-up, costume, motivation and lots of adrenaline! The moment when all the course is set for it to be a great evening.

Events

    • Dmitri D. Schostakowitsch

    Lady Macbeth von Mzensk

    Oper Wed 29.05.2024 | 19:30 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    • Gioacchino Rossini
    • Resume

    CINDERELLA, OR GOODNESS TRIUMPHANT

    Oper Fri 31.05.2024 | 19:30 | Opernhaus
    • Dmitri D. Schostakowitsch

    Lady Macbeth von Mzensk

    Oper Sun 02.06.2024 | 17:00 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    • Dmitri D. Schostakowitsch

    Lady Macbeth von Mzensk

    Oper Wed 05.06.2024 | 19:30 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    • Gioacchino Rossini

    CINDERELLA, OR GOODNESS TRIUMPHANT

    Oper Fri 07.06.2024 | 19:30 | Opernhaus
    • Dmitri D. Schostakowitsch

    Lady Macbeth von Mzensk

    Oper Sat 08.06.2024 | 19:00 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    • Johann Christian Bach
    • Premiere

    Amadis, der Ritter

    Oper Sat 21.09.2024 | 18:00 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    Tickets Available from Saturday 01.06.2024
    • Johann Christian Bach

    Amadis, der Ritter

    Oper Sun 22.09.2024 | 15:00 | Opernhaus

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Konzertfoyer.

    Tickets Available from Saturday 01.06.2024
    • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata

    Oper Wed 02.10.2024 | 19:30 | Opernhaus
    Tickets Available from Saturday 01.06.2024
    • Johann Strauß
    • Resume

    Die Fledermaus

    Musikalische Komödie Sat 12.10.2024 | 19:00 | Musikalische Komödie

    Einführung 30 Min. vor Vorstellungsbeginn im Venussaal

    Tickets Available from Saturday 01.06.2024