Performance Database

Michaela Kaune

German Soprano Michaela Kaune member of the German Opera Berlin.  There she sings roles such as „Marschallin“/DER ROSENKAVALIER, title role in JENUFA (NP Loy/Runnicles), title role in ARIADNE,  „Alice“/FALSTAFF, Desdemona/OTELLO, „Tatjana“/EUGEN ONEGIN, „Ellen Orford“/PETER GRIMES, „Micaëla“/CARMEN and „Madame Lidoine“/LES DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES.  In upcoming seasons she is invited to the Bavarian State Opera, Munich  and Vienna State Opera  for „Rosalinde“/DIE FLEDERMAUS, the Opéra de Paris, Bastille as „Gräfin“/CAPRICCIO, the Grand Théâtre de Genève and to the Budapest festival as „Sieglinde“/DIE WALKÜRE, the Aalto Theatre, Essen  as “Marschallin” / DER ROSENKAVALIER  and the Bayreuth festival  as „Eva“/DIE MEISTERSINGER.Further important roles of her repertoire are: „Fiordiligi“/COSI FAN TUTTE, „Agathe“/DER FREISCHÜTZ, the title roles in KATJA KABANOVA and RUSALKA and "Marie"/DIE VERKAUFTE BRAUT.

The artist has been invited to the New National Theatre Tokyo, the Bavarian State Opera Munich, the Semperoper Dresden, the Théâtre de la Monnaie Brussels, the Opéra National de Paris, the Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam and the Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp, the Salzburg Festival, the Berlin Festival, the Bayreuth Festival, the Festival de Radio France, Ravinia Festival and Maggio Musicale in Florence, to the Carnegie Hall New York and with the NHK Symphony orchestra Tokyo. 

Michaela Kaune works with conductors such as: Zubin Metha, Christoph Eschenbach, Simone Young, Christian Thielemann, Marek Janowski, Jun Märkl, Kent Nagano, Marc Minkowski Gary Bertini, Friedemann Layer, Stefan Soltesz, Ingo Metzmacher, Markus Stenz, Lothar Zagrosek, Philippe Jordan, Marc Albrecht, Peter Schneider, Alan Gilbert, Dennis Russell Davies, Esa Pekka Salonen, Eliahu Inbal, Eiji Oue, Peter Ruzicka to name some.

Michaela Kaune was born in Hamburg and studied with Prof. Judith Beckmann at the Music Academy of her hometown. She has been a prize winner at the „Belvedere Wettbewerb in Vienna (1996)


Engagements in Bayreuth

Year Opera Part
2011 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva, Pogners Tochter
2010 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva, Pogners Tochter
2009 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva, Pogners Tochter
2008 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva, Pogners Tochter