German mezzo soprano Silvia Hauer is currently an ensemble member at Staatstheater Wiesbaden, joining in 2015.  In the 2018/19 season, she sings in the two new Laufenberg productions Rigoletto/Giovanna under Will Humburg and Titus/Sesto under Konrad Junghänel, as well as in Eugene Onegin/Olga and Hansel and Greteil/Hansel. In past seasons, she has sung Dorabella/Cosi fan tutte, Bradamante/Alcina and Orlofsky/Fledermaus.

Silvia came to international attention in 2010, winning first prize at the „Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin”. In the 2010/11 season she debuted in a new production of Rusalka at the Komische Oper Berlin (Third Wood Spirit). Between 2011 and 2013, she was a member of the Bavarian State Opera’s Young Artist Program, performing several roles on the main stage including Annina/La Traviata, Kate Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly and Sandman/Hansel and Gretel. During her time in Munich, she worked with a range of conductors including Kent Nagano, Asher Fisch, Manilio Benzi, Dan Ettinger, Marco Armiliato, Henrik Nánási and Paolo Carignani.                                                                                                                                   
​In the 2013/14 season, Silvia continued her association with the Bavarian State Opera as a guest in the world premiere of Jörg Widmann‘s opera "Babylon”, as well as returning for Rusalka at Komische Oper Berlin. She has also been invited to perform at the Heidelberger Frühling Festival and the Mozart academy at Festival d ́Aix enProvence.
In April 2014, she was member of the Britten Pears Young Artist Program in Aldeburgh,UK and, in the 2014/15 season, she performed in Mozart’s Betulia Liberata (Carmi) at Potsdamer Winteroper as well as a new production of Le nozze di Figaro (Cherubino) and Carmen (Mercedes) at Theater Bremen.

2017 she performed in Elektra (1. Magd) at Nationaltheater Mannheim. Silvia maintains a busy schedule of concerts and recitals, and has been a guest at the Rheingau Musik Festival, La Scala, the Lucerne Festival, the Menuhin Festival, and at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Oratorio engagements include Bach’s, Mozart’s masses, Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Handel's Messiah.

Born in Kehl am Rhein on the German-French border, Silvia studied at the junior school of the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe, and later in Freiburg and Vienna. She has participated in masterclasses with Susanna Eken, Brigitte Fassbaender, Margreet Honig, Ann Murray, René Jacobs, Bernarda Fink, Edith Wiens and Thomas Quasthoff.

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Repertoire Concert

Adam Christmas Truce – Weihnachtsfriede 1914
Bach, J.S. BWV 85: „Ich bin ein guter Hirte“,
  BWV 132: „Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn“
  Christmas Oratorio
  St. John Passion
  St. Matthew Passion
Bruckner Te Deum
Charpentier Te Deum
Duruflé Requiem
Händel Messiah
Haydn Missa brevis in F, Hob.XXII:1
  Harmoniemesse, Hob.XXII:14
Hindemith Ite, angeli veloces
  Unheimliche Aufforderung für Sopran und Streichquartett
Keiser St. Mark Passion
Kempter Pastoralmesse in G
Kodály Missa brevis
Mayr La Passione
Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht, op.60
  Elias, op.70
Mozart Betulia Liberata / Carmi
  Missa brevis in B, KV 275
  Missa brevis in G, KV 140
  Missa in c, KV 427
  Missa in C, Orgelsolo-­Messe, KV 259
  Mass in C, KV 337
  Spatzenmesse, KV 220
Nicolai Te Deum
Pergolesi Salve Regina
  Stabat Mater, EB 60
Rossini Stabat Mater
Schubert Messe in B, D 324
  Messe in G, D 167
  Messe in As-Dur, D 678
Vivaldi Gloria D-Dur, RV 589
Wagner  Sieben Kompositionen zu Goethes Faust (H.W. Henze)
  Wesendonck-Lieder (high version after Felix Mottl and low version for chamber orchestra after H.W. Henze
Zach Missa Solemnis ex D

Repertoire Opera

Bizet Carmen Mercedes
  Le Docteur Miracle Véronique
Dvorak Rusalka 2nd + 3rd wood sprite
Händel Alcina Bradamante
Henze Elegie für junge Liebende Carolina
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel Hansel, Sandmännchen
Janacek Cunning little vixen Forester's wife / Owl / Pasek
  Jenufa Barena
  Katja Kabanowa Varvara
Massenet Manon Rosette
Mozart Così fan tutte Dorabella
  Die Zauberflöte 2nd lady, 3rd lady
  La clemenza di Tito Annio
  Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino
Puccini Madama Butterfly Kate Pinkerton
Ravel L ́Enfant et les sortilèges Pâtre
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Rosina
  La Cenerentola Angelina
Strauss, J. Die Fledermaus Orlofsky
Strauss, R. Der Rosenkavalier Octavian, 3rd noble orphan
  Die Frau ohne Schatten A voice from above
  Elektra 1st Maid
Tschaikowski Eugen Onegin Olga
Verdi La traviata Annina
  Otello Emilia
Wagner Das Rheingold Flosshilde
  Götterdämmerung Flosshilde + 2nd Norn
Widmann Babylon Planet, Affe
Zemlinsky Der Zwerg 2. Mädchen


Shining echo on Titus premiere in Wiesbaden
On May 1st, Uwe Eric Laufenberg's production of La Clemenza di Tito with Silvia Hauer as Sesto premiered at the International Maifestspiele in Wiesbaden. The euphoric press echo was not long in coming. See here a selection:

"Silvia Hauer sings with a dark timbred mezzo-soprano in a concentrated and beautiful sound, increasingly flaming and makes her figure the focal point of the opera" ( /  translated) 
"Silvia Hauer managed to present a complex character study of Sesto" ( / translated) 
"Emphasizing Sesto, a breeches role sung and played by the outstanding Silvia Hauer" ( / translated) 

Upcoming performances: June 10/22/27



La Clemenza di Tito / Staatstheater Wiesbaden / 03.05.19 /

"Silvia Hauer managed to present a complex character study of Sesto" (Translated) 

La Clemenza di Tito / Staatstheater Wiesbaden / 02.05.19 /

"Emphasizing Sesto, a breeches role sung and played by the outstanding Mezzo-Soprano Silvia Hauer" (Translated) 

Liederabend / Schumannfest Bonn / 21.06.16 /

"hingebungsvoll und technisch stets souverän" 

Katja Kabanowa / Staatstheater Wiesbaden / 19.01.16 /

 "die glockenreine, ungemein sympathische Warwara" 

Katja Kabanowa / Staatstheater Wiesbaden / 16.01.16 / 

"ein auffälliges und großes Debüt" 

Konzert / St. Pauls Church, Covent Garden / 24.10.14 /

 "superb singing and also her wonderful acting" 
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