Biography

The Dutch soprano Barbara Haveman passed her degree at the Maastricht School of Music. In 1995 she made her stage debut as Salud in De Falla’s La Vida Breve at Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. She is winner of international singing competitions such as the Belvedere Competition in Vienna (third place) and the Concours International de Chant de Verviers (first place).

Following her debut she guested at prestigious houses and festivals all over the world, such as the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Oper Frankfurt, Oper Köln, De Nationale Opera Amsterdam, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Bregenz Festival as well as the opera houses of Ravenna, Torino, Straßburg, Toulouse, Montpellier, Nice, Antwerp, Leeds, Budapest, Zagreb and Tel Aviv.

She feels at home in the great soprano roles of the Italian, French, German and Slavic repertoire and collaborated with conductors such as Riccardo Chailly, Sebastian Weigle, Pinchas Steinberg, Seiji Ozawa, Jun Märkl, Markus Stenz, Jaap van Zweden and Paolo Carignani.

Past highlights include the title role of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut as well as Salomé in Massenet’s Hérodiade at the Vienna State Opera, Jenufa/Jenufa and Countess Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro  at the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, Elisabeth/Tannhäuser in Hamburg and Essen, Elisabetta/Don Carlos at the Semperoper Dresden and the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Alice Ford/Falstaff at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Rusalka in Monte Carlo, Minnie/La fanciulla del West at the Oper Frankfurt and Amelia/Un ballo in maschera at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.
Her most recent engagements include Lisa/Queen of Spades at the Vienna State Opera and Hamburgische Staatsoper, Minnie/La fanciulla del West at the Teatro alla Scala, the title role of Tosca in Liège and Stuttgart, Amelia/Simon Boccanegra at the Opéra Grand d’Avignon, Bianca in Zemlinsky’s Eine florentinische Tragödie at the Opéra Monte Carlo, Elsa/Lohengrin at the Opéra de Marseille, Elisabetta/Don Carlos at the Semperoper Dresden as well as Elena/I vespri siciliani at the Oper Frankfurt.
Barbara Haveman appeared in many concerts in Japan, Belgium, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

In season 2018/19 Barbara Haveman will sing the title role of Tosca at the National Theatre of Prague as well as Katja Kabanova and Sieglinde/Die Walküre at the Teatro di San Carlo, both under the baton of Juraj Valčuha. 

Artist Website

www.barbarahaveman.net

Management

General Management

Artist Manager
 
 
 
 
Boris Orlob
Managing Director
boris@orlob.net 
Mobil: +49-172-8 51 55 14

 

Repertoire

Repertoire Concert

Beethoven 9. Sinfonie
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem
Mahler 8. Sinfonie
  Das klagende Lied
Mozart Requiem
  Coronation Mass in C major
  Vesperae solennes de Confessore
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
Poulenc Stabat Mater
Rossini Petite Messe solennelle
Schostakovich Sinfonie Nr. 14
  Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok, op. 127
Schönberg Lieder, opus 8
  Gurre-Lieder
Strauss, R. Vier letzte Lieder
Verdi Requiem
 

Repertoire Opera

Bizet Carmen Micaela
Boito Mefistofele Margherita
Dvorak Rusalka Rusalka
Janacek Katja Kabanowa Katja Kabanowa
  Jenufa Jenufa
Massenet Hérodiade Salome
Mozart Così fan tutte Fiordiligi
  Don Giovanni Donna Elvira
  Le nozze di Figaro Countess Almaviva
  Die Zauberflöte Erste Dame
Nielsen Maskarade Leonora
Offenbach Les contes d'Hoffmann Giulietta
Previn A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois
Poulenc La voix humaine Die Frau
Puccini La Bohème Mimi
  La fanciulla del West Minnie
  Manon Lescaut Manon Lescaut
  Tosca Floria Tosca
Rossini Moise et Pharaon Sinaide
Smetana Die verkaufte Braut Marie
Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos Ariadne
Tschaikowski Pique Dame Lisa
Verdi Simon Boccanegra Maria Boccanegra
  Ernani Elvira
  Don Carlos Elisabetta
  Un ballo in maschera Amelia
  La traviata Violetta Valery
  Falstaff Alice Ford
  Les vêpres siciliennes Hélène
  Aida Aida
  Otello Desdemona
Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva
  Tannhäuser Elisabeth
  Lohengrin Elsa
Zemlinsky Eine Florentinische Tragödie Bianca
  Der König Kandaulus Nyssia

News

Tosca meets Ariadne meets Sieglinde
We are very pleased to be able to inform you about our new arrival, Dutch soprano Barbara Haveman. For years, Barbara has celebrated triumphs in the great roles of the German and Italian repertoire, most recently performing the roles of Tosca in Stuttgart, Elsa in Marseille and Minnie at the Scala with great success. We want to further expand this repertoire with her and are pleased that she will walk this path with us as general management.
In this season, already one role debut is waiting: Sieglinde in Teatro di San Carlo’s Walküre.  

Press

 

Lohengrin / Opera Vlaanderen Antwerp / 12.10.18 / bachtrack.com


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