Biography

The young Berliner, Alexandra Ionis, currently lives in her home city and since October 2014 receives training by Kammersängerin Deborah Polaski. Her singing studies also led her to the Conservatorio di musica Giuseppe Verdi in Milan where she was trained by Daniela Uccello. In Rome, where Alexandra Ionis became a member of the International Opera Studio at the Accademia nazionale di Santa Cecilia, she received further important influence from Renata Scotto and worked with the pianist Fabio Centanni, among others.
 
In 2014, her collaboration with renowned Italian pianist Sergio Lattes begun; a collaboration dedicated primarily to the interpretation of the Kunstlied. The first Liederabend, containing works by Shostakovich and Ravel, brought her to the philharmonic hall of Messina and was followed by a Lied-cycle with works by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff in Milan.
In March of 2016, Alexandra Ionis debuted next to Ricarda Merbeth and Laura Aikin in R. Strauss‘  Die ägyptische Helena at the Deutsche Oper Berlin under the baton of Andrew Litton (Stage Direction: Marco Arturo Marelli). The performance was followed by another important opera project in the form of Aribert Reimann’s Melusine/Pythia under Errico Fresis and Frank Hilbrich at the Universität der Künste Berlin.
 
Alexandra Ionis’ extensive opera repertoire also includes roles such as Olga/Eugen Onegin, 2nd Lady and 3rd Lady/Die Zauberflöte, Sesto/La Clemenza di Tito, Fenena/Nabucco, Maddalena/Rigoletto, and Flora/La Traviata. In addition, she is momentarily working on such roles as Isabella/L’italiana in Algeri, Léonore/La Favorite, Prinz Orlofsky/Die Fledermaus, and Charlotte/Werther.
 
Her concert repertoire includes works such as Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle, Verdi’s Requiem, and Mahler’s Symphony no. 3, which she recently performed in Hannover.
 
Engagements of the last two seasons include i.a. Death in Venice under the baton of Donald Runnicles and Graham Vick, as well as Il viaggio a Reims/Maddalena and Il trovatore each under Giacomo Sagripanti at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Reimann’s Gespenstersonate at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin and Annina/Der Rosenkavalier, Ulrica/Un ballo in maschera and Marcellina/Le nozze di Figaro at Opera Chemnitz.
 
As of 2018, Alexandra Ionis is a scholarship holder of the Richard-Wagner-Verband. Within this context she already sung a special concert at Opera Chemnitz. Furthermore, she’ll take over the role of Roßweiße in Die Walküre under the baton of Stefan Reck and together with Tómas Tómasson as Wotan at Teatro Petruzzelli Bari.

Management



Artist Manager
 
 
 
 
Ingunn Sighvatsdóttir
Artist Manager
ingunn@orlob.net 
Mobil: +49-173-2 067 821

Press

Un ballo in maschera / Oper Chemnitz / 03.12.17 / mrd.de


"Überzeugend war auch Altistin Alexandra Ionis" 

Un ballo in maschera / Oper Chemnitz / 03.12.17 / freiepresse.de


"sorgt für Gänsehautmomente" 

Un ballo in maschera / Oper Chemnitz / 03.12.17 / theaterfoerderverein-chemnitz.de


"Wie leicht, oder wie glänzend kommt rüber, was doch so schwer zu singen ist" 

Un ballo in maschera / Oper Chemnitz / 02.12.17 / concerti.de


"das Profil eines sehr gut entwickelten Mezzosoprans" 

Der Rosenkavalier / Opernhaus Chemnitz / 08.10.17 / der-neue-merker.eu


"mit einem voluminösen Mezzo" 

Gespenstersonate / Werkstatt der Staatsoper Berlin / 28.06.17 / badische-zeitung.de


"mit mächtigem Mezzo und enorm fokussiert" 

Gespenstersonate / Werkstatt der Staatsoper Berlin / 27.06.17 / anaclase.com


"l'excellente Mumie d'Alexandra Ionis" 

Gespenstersonate / Werkstatt der Staatsoper Berlin / 26.06.17 / tagesspiegel.de


"mit bemerkenswerter Stimmkraft und emotionaler Präsenz" 

Mahler 3. Sinfonie / Kurhaus Bad Bevensen / 05.01.17 / barftgaans.de


"Makellos die Mezzosopranistin" 

Die ägyptische Helena / Deutsche Oper Berlin / 09.04.16 / konzertkritikopernkritikberlin.wordpress.com


"fußflinke und schön singende Solistinnen" 
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