Meike Hartmann

soprano

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Biography

German soprano Meike Hartmann made her successful debut at the Theater Basel in 2014 as Créuse in Charpentier’s Médée under the baton of Andrea Marcon with Magdalena Kožená in the title role. The production was broadcast on TV by MEZZO and CLASSICAL TV. She was a member of the opera studio "OperAvenir" at the Theater Basel 2014/2015, where she sang Female Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, F3 in Peter Ruzicka’s Hölderlin and 1.Magd in Strauss’ Daphne. She also understudied the roles of Antonia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Norina in Don Pasquale. During the season 2015/16 Meike Hartmann returned to Theater Basel to participate in Blacher’s Romeo and Julia and Karmina Šilec's production Admonitio Fauvel. At the opening of the Neues Theater Dornach she performed the role of Nancy Storace in the production Da Ponte in NY with music of Zerlina, Despina and Susanna and will be heard there again in 2016/17 as Servilia in La clemenza di Tito. Born in Tübingen Meike Hartmann studied at the Music Academies in Cologne and Freiburg and graduated with the Soloist Diploma at the Music Academy Stuttgart. Already during her studies she was invited to sing at the Stadttheater Aachen, Kammeroper Konstanz, Théâtre de Vevey (Switzerland) and the Staatsoper Stuttgart. Her first roles were Ilia in Idomeneo, First Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Alice Ford in Falstaff, Princesse Laoula in Chabrier's operetta L'Étoile, Euridice in Orphée et Euridice and Giulietta in Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi.