Described as a voice “possessing immense power”, dramatic soprano Stéphanie Müther sang in 2019 her first complete Ring Cycle as Brünnhilde at Theater Chemnitz to critical acclaim.
She sang the same role at the Biwako Hall Otsu (Kyoto) which completed a full Ring Cycle in March 2020. Upcoming engagements include another complete Ring Cycle, this time working with stage director Peter Konwitschny at Theater Dortmund where she also made her role debut as Turandot. In summer 2020 she will not only be covering all Brünnhildes and Ortrud, but also be singing Waltraute during the famous festival in Bayreuth.
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, Ryusuke Numajiri 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 and 2007. Upcoming roles include Tosca, Elvira (Ernani), Färberin (Die Frau Ohne Schatten) and Isolde.
She is especially dedicated to the Spanish song literature which she was introduced to through the work with Teresa Berganza.
Engagements in Bayreuth