Biography

The young German mezzo-soprano Anna Schaumlöffel is internationally active as an opera-, oratorio-, and concert singer. 
In the current season she is a member of the Jeune Ensemble of the Grand Théâtre de Genève (CH) where she can be seen in the roles of Krista in Věc Makropulos, Paquette in Candide, Second Esquire and Flowermaiden in Parsifal and Annina in La Traviata
Anna Schaumlöffel was a member of the ensemble of the Landesbühnen Sachsen in Radebeul in the season 2019/20, wehre she sang, among other roles, Metella in Pariser Leben, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel and Suse in Der Vampyr.

She studied Vocal Pedagogy at the Dr. Hoch’s Conservatorio Frankfurt am Main and then both BA Voice and MA Voice/Musical Performance at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover where she studied under Prof. Dr. Peter Anton Ling (singing), Prof. Paul Weigold and Prof. Jan Philip Schulze. She received additional impulses through lessons and master classes with KS Christa Mayer, KS Christa Ludwig, KS Christiane Iven, Prof. Thomas Heyer and Peter Berne. 

Anna Schaumlöffel was rewarded the Deutschlandstipendium in 2016. She is a recipient of the MozartLabor 2019 (Mozartfest Würzburg) fellowship, a scholar of Live Music Now Hannover e.V. and the Anja Fichte Stiftung. She received a grant from the Walter und Charlotte Hamel Stiftung where she also placed 3rd in the Maritim Musikpreis competition in 2018. 

Her first experience on stage was as the 3rd wood sprite in Rusalka on Castle Warberg. In the following years she interpreted the 3rd lady in Die Zauberflöte (excerpts), Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus (excerpts), Leonie in Pariser Leben as well as the Composer in Ariadne on Naxos. In 2018 she debuted the role of Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel during the Musikwoche Hiztacker. She was a guest at the Junge Oper/Staatsoper Hannover and sang the lead role of Kats-Chernins Iphis. Shortly after she made her debut at the Oper Kiel debuting the role of Siegrune in Die Walküre

The versatile mezzo-soprano has established herself well through the platform of concert and oratorio. Throughout the last few years she sang in Monteverdis Marienvesper, Vivaldis Gloria and Magnificat, Beethovens 9. Symphony, countless cantatas, masses, passions and oratorios by Bach, as well as works by Rossini, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Liszt, and Duruflé. 

Anna Schaumlöffel has worked with the conductors François-Xavier Roth, Iván Fischer, Georg Fritzsch, Ekkehard Klemm and Justin Doyle. Concert performances with the RIAS Kammerchor, Schola Heidelberg, the Gürzenich Orchestra as well as the Budapest Festival Orchestra round out her profile.

 

            September 2020
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