The young German Mezzosoprano Valentina Stadler started taking her first voice lessons at the early age of thirteen.
After starting her Bachelor degree at Manhattan School of Music in New York she continued her musical studies at the “Hanns Eisler” School of Music in Berlin, where she is currently finishing her Master’s degree studying with Prof. Fionnuala McCarthy (Voice), Prof. Wolfram Rieger (Lied), and KS Prof. Julia Varady (Opera). Valentina is studying with Abbie Furmansky (Staatsoper Berlin) in her private studio in Berlin.
Valentina participated in Masterclasses of KS Christa Ludwig, Graham Johnson, Ann Murray, Malcolm Martineau, Thomas Hampson, Prof. Christine Schaefer, John Norris and many others.
In April 2015, Valentina sang the role of EDDA, in NEUE SZENEN II, a modern composition piece of Elisa Quarello at the Tischlerei of Deutsche Oper Berlin. In October 2015, she successfully made her debut as Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro in the Opera Studio Tenerife and again at Teatro Comunale in Bologna in May 2016. In November 2015, she took part of an Opera Gala at Konzerthaus Berlin.
Her roles performed on stage include Haendel’s Serse, Bizet’s Carmen, Poulenc’s La Marchande de Journaux among others. In the Summer of 2016, Valentina did her debut as a Participant of the Young Singers Project in the role of Myrtale in Massenet’s Thais at the Salzburger Festspiele with Placido Domingo in the role of Athanael and the Munich Rundfunk Orchestra. Her most recent performances include the role of Mercedes in Bizet's Carmen at Opera de Tenerife and the role of Stephano in Gounod's Romeo et Juliet with Munich Rundfunk Orchestra under Keri-Lynn Wilson in Ingolstadt.
Valentina has a special interest in Lied and chamber music, as well as Acting. She received a one month scholarship at Susan Batson Studio NYC from Susan Batson ( Author of "Truth" ), after taking an intensive Masterclass with her in February 2016 in Berlin.
Starting from September 2017 Valentina will be an Ensemble member of Gaertnerplatztheater in Munich where she will make her debut with roles like Haensel (Haensel und Gretel), Nancy (Martha), Second Dame (Zauberfloete).
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