Studied voice in Leipzig and Dresden. She was a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Verband Leipzig and, in 2001, of the German Music Council. Member of the Opera Studio at the Bühnen der Stadt Köln. She maintains a rigorous concert and recital schedule. She has had guest engagements at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and at the Aalto Theater Essen. She has been a member of the ensemble of the Oper Leipzig since the 2001/02 season, performing all major roles in her field. Roles in the 2018/19 season include Venus in Tannhäuser, Princess Eboli in Don Carlo, the mother in Hänsel and Gretel and Knusper, knusper, knäuschen…, Fricka in Das Rheingold and Die Walküre, Waltraute and the Second Norn in Götterdämmerung, the Second Lady in The Magic Flute, the Foreign Princess in Rusalka, Maddalena in Rigoletto, the overseer in Elektra, and she adds the role of the Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier to her repertoire this season.