Described as a voice “possessing immense power”, dramatic soprano Stéphanie Müther recently sang her first complete Ring Cycle as Brünnhilde at Theater Chemnitz to critical acclaim.
She sang the same role at the Biwako Hall (Kyoto) which will complete a full Ring Cycle in 2020. Upcoming engagements include another complete Ring Cycle, this time working with stage director Peter Konwitschny at Theater Dortmund where she also recently made her role debut as Turandot.
She started out as a mezzo singing roles like Herodias, Fioretta (I Medici) and Sesto but successfully transitioned into a dramatic soprano debuting as Lady Macbeth at Theater Erfurt in 2016.
Awards include the Colette Mosetti Grant in 2001 and the Bayreuth Scholarship in 2013. She has worked with stage directors Katharina Thalbach, Michael Hampe, Vera Nemirova and conductors including Claudio Abbado, Mariss Jansons, Charles Dutoit and Joana Mallwitz.
She holds a master’s degree from Conservatoire Geneva, site Neuchâtelois under the tutelage of Jeanne Roth and was a member of the Swiss Opera Studio between 2005 – 2007. Upcoming roles include; Tosca, Ortrud, Färberin (Die Frau Ohne Schatten).
She is especially dedicated to the Spanish song literature which she was introduced to through the work with Teresa Berganza.