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Wiebke Hoogklimmer, Contralto and Opera Director
Wiebke Hoogklimmer, Contralto and Opera Director
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Wiebke Hoogklimmer, Contralto is living in Berlin, she likes to perform Lieder Recitals and she is working on her project German Folk Songs as therapy for peopl
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I am a Contralto and Stage Director living in Berlin, Germany. I like to perform Lieder Recitals. You will find all infos and sound on my website http://www.wiebkehoogklimmer.de
Band/artist history
was born in Hannover, Germany, and began her musical education at the age of eight as a member of the "Girls Choir Hannover". She continued her education at the Academy of Music and Acting in Hamburg where she studied on the course initiated by Prof. Goetz Friedrich and Prof. August Everding, and graduated with distinction. She has worked as assistant director, stage manager, and substitute in the artistic management office at the Niedersaechsischen Opera in Hannover, the Hamburg State Opera, the German Opera Berlin and the International Summer Course at Schloss Weikersheim. During this time she worked with the following directors and stage designers: Guenter Roth, Stephan Mettin, Martin Rupprecht, Hans-Peter Lehmann, John Cox, John Dew, Erhard Fischer, Herbert Wernicke, Goetz Friedrich, Andreas Reinhardt. After finishing her studies she started private vocal tuition with Elisabeth Umierski (Berlin) and continued with Prof. Annie Schoonus (Academy of Music and Acting in Hamburg) and with Christiane Bach-Roehr (Comic Opera Berlin). In 1988 to 1991 she sang with the and had her first in the role of Arnalta in Monteverdi's "Coronation of Poppea" at the Junges Theater Goettingen. She went on to sing the parts of both the king and queen in Toovey's "Ubu" at the opera stabile of the State Opera in Hamburg and then the parts of the Third Lady in Mozart's "Magic Flute" and Orfeo in Gluck's "Orfeo ed Euridice". 2009 she sang the part of the Geneviève in Debussy's "Pelléas et Mélisande" in the opera stabile of the State Opera in Hamburg. Wiebke Hoogklimmer mainly works as a . Her repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music. She equally enjoys singing well known and lesser known and unusual works. Wiebke Hoogklimmer and the pianist Prof. Patrick Walliser have been working together since 1998. So far they have performed recitals with songs by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Luise Adolpha Le Beau, Clara and Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hugo Wolf, Arthur Honegger, Alban Berg, C. René Hirschfeld, Gustav Mahler and Lili Boulanger. In 2003 her
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Yes, I am singing live and I love it very much!!!!!!!!!!!
Your musical influences
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Brigitte Fassbaender, Kathleen Ferrier etc.
What equipment do you use?
My voice and the piano
Anything else?
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