Biography

Born in Merano, Südtirol (Italy), Edith Haller studied vocal performance at the Salzburg Mozarteum. During her studies she received her first operatic engagements in Italy, the Czech Republic and Slovenia. In 2003, Ms Haller first gained international acclaim when she won the “Mario Lanza Vocal Competition” in Filignano, Italy.

Joining the soloist ensemble at Theater St. Gallen in 2002, Ms. Haller had many successes there through 2005 with debuts in both lyric and jugendlich dramatischen repertoire including Tatyana/ Eugene Onegin, Desdemona/Otello and Sylva Varescu/Csárdásfürstin. From 2005-2009, as a member of the Badische Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, she began focusing on the German repertoire. In roles such as Sieglinde/Die Walküre and Senta/Der fliegende Holländer, Edith Haller was particularly successful in thrilling audiences and critics alike.

Ms. Haller attracted international attention in her debut at the Bayreuth Festival, when she was entrusted with four roles of the Ring Cycle: Freia, Helmwige, third Norn and Gutrune. Afterwards, she was invited to return to the Bayreuth Festival to sing the roles of Sieglinde/Die Walküre in 2010 and Elsa/Lohengrin in 2014.
Her success in these engagements was followed by numerous invitations tot he most renowned houses and festivals worldwide such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Opéra national de Paris, Bayrische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Hamburg, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Semperoper Dresden, Den Norske Opera, Opernhaus Zurich, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro Real Madrid, New National Theatre Tokyo, aswell as the Salzburg and Bayreuth Festivals.

In addition to the Wagner roles of Eva, Elsa, Elisabeth, Senta and Sieglinde, Edith Haller added Crysothemis/Elektra, Ariadne/Ariadne auf Naxos, Leonore/Fidelio, Marie/Wozzeck, Ursula/Mathis der Maler, and Ellen Orford/Peter Grimes to her repertoire. Since 2013, Ms. Haller has been adding highly dramatic roles to her resume, such as Isolde/ Tristan und Isolde at Theater Lübeck and at Kolobov Novaya Opera of Mosow, as well as Brünhilde/ Die Walküre at Oper Leipzig.

She is a sought-after concert singer performing with orchestras, such as the Münchner Philharmoniker, the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Hilversum.

Edith Haller has worked with conductors, such as, Christian Thielemann, Philipp Jordan, Adam Fischer, Marek Janowski, Zubin Mehta, Andris Nelson, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Riccardo Muti, Michael Schoenwand, Maurizio Barbacini, Jiri Kout, Ingo Metzmacher, Simone Young, and Constantin Trinks, and with directors like Graham Vick, Ian Judge, Tancred Dorst, Franziska Severin, Josef Köpplinger, Antony Pilavacchi, Clau Guth, Günter Krämer, Dieter Dorn, Giancarlo Del Monaco, and Philippe Arlaud.

Artist Website

www.edithhaller.com

Management

General Management

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

Repertoire

Repertoire Concert

Beethoven Ah, Perfido!
Berg 3 Fragments from "Wozzeck"
Bruckner Te Deum
Elgar The Kingdom
Wagner Wesendoncklieder
 

Repertoire Opera

Alfano Cyrano de Bergerac Roxane
Beethoven Fidelio Leonore
Berg Wozzeck Marie
Britten Peter Grimes Ellen Orford
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice Euridice
Henze L'Upupa Badi'at
Hindemith Mathis der Maler Ursula
Kálmán Die Csárdásfürstin Sylva Varescu
Künnek Der Vetter aus Dingsda Julia De Weert
Krenek Jonny spielt auf Anita
Lehár Die lustige Witwe Hanna Glawari
Mottl Fürst und Sänger Suleika
Mozart Die Zauberflöte 1. Dame
  Idomeneo Elettra
  Le nozze di Figaro Contessa
Offenbach Les Contes d'Hoffmann Giulietta
Puccini Turandot Liù
Schubert Die Verschworenen Gräfin Ludmilla
J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Rosalinde
R. Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos Ariadne
  Der Rosenkavalier Marianne Leitmetzerin
  Elektra Chrysothemis
    5. Magd
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Tatjana
Verdi Nabucco Anna
  Falstaff Alice Ford
  Otello Desdemona
Wagner Der fliegende Holländer Senta
  Tannhäuser Elisabeth
  Lohengrin Elsa
  Tristan und Isolde Isolde
  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Eva
  Das Rheingold Freia
  Die Walküre Brünnhilde
    Sieglinde
    Helmwige
  Götterdämmerung Gutrune
    3. Norn
Weber Der Freischütz Agathe
  Euryanthe Euryanthe
Zemlinsky Der Zwerg Ghita

News

Fresh on the list!
A welcome guest at the most renowned houses and festivals worldwide, a highly dramatic voice, an expressive and versatile performer: Welcome, Edith Haller! With great success and passion, Edith Haller dedicates herself to the German repertoire. Most recently, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York as Gutrune/Götterdämmerung under the baton of Philippe Jordan ("the gleaming soprano Edith Haller", NY Times).
In addition, Edith Haller is very sought after as a concert singer and collaborated with orchestras, such as, the Munich Philharmonics, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Press

 

Götterdämmerung / Metropolitan Opera New York / 28.04.19 / nytimes.com


"the gleaming soprano Edith Haller"

Götterdämmerung / Semperoper Dresden / 02.11.17 / bachtrack.com


"Gutrune was sung with elegance and lyricism by Edith Haller"

Lohengrin / Bayerische Staatsoper München / 21.03.16 / onlinemerker.com


"sang die Elsa mit klarem, ausdrucksstarkem Sopran"
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