Christa Mayer

Biografie

was trained at the Bayerische Singakademie and the Musikhochschule München. She completed her studies in 2001 with a Meisterklassendiplom. She has been a member of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden ensemble since 2001. Her repertoire includes roles such as Erda in »Das Rheingold« and »Siegfried«, Fenena in »Nabucco«, Waltraute in »Götterdämmerung«, Cornelia in »Giulio Cesare«, Brangäne in »Tristan und Isolde«, Clairon in »Capriccio«, Gertrud in »Hänsel und Gretel«, Emilia in »Otello«, and Fricka in »Die Walküre«. She has been a guest at the Bayreuth Festival numerous times, and has appeared at the National Theatre Tokyo, the Salzburg Festival, the Bayerische Staatsoper, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. She was appointed Kammersängerin by the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden in 2001. She appears at the Oper Leipzig in 2021/22 season as Fricka in »Die Walküre«.