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Kathrin Göring (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: Germany

The German mezzo-soprano, Kathrin Göring, completed her singing studies in Leipzig with KS Professor Jitka Kovariková and in Dresden with Professor Hartmut Zabel with honour. As a guest she has already sung during her studies roles such as Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Cherubino by Swayne. In 1998 she was a member of the European Union Opera, with which she appeared at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in Paris. In 1998 she was awarded a scholarship of the des Richard Wagner Verbandes Leipzig. She studied her German Lieder repertoire with Brigitte Fassbaender and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. With Elisabeth Söderström she studied Scandinavian song literature. Master-classes with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1997), Elisabeth Söderström (1998) and Brigitte Fassbaender (1999). She was scholarship holder of the Deutschen Musikrats. She won the 2nd Prize with the international Alexander Girardi Gesangswettbewerb 2001 in Coburg, as well as a special prize of his sovereignty Prinz Andreas von Sachsen Coburg und Gotha.

Since 2001-2002 season Kathrin Göring is ensemble member of the Oper Leipzig, where she has appeared among other things as Flora in La Traviata, Meg in Falstaff, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Mercédès in Carmen, Métella in Pariser Leben, Teresa in La Sonnambula, Ipomene in L’empio punito, Cherubino in Figaros Hochzeit; in 2003-2004 as Nancy in Martha and Orlofsky in Fledermaus at the musical comedy, Romeo in Romeo und Julia (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), the mezzo-soprano part in the Großen Messe (ballet by Uwe Scholz); In 2004-2005 again as Nancy in Martha. At the stages of Köln she sang in the Opernstudio in many productions, such as Hänsel and Baronesse (Die Banditen).

Kathrin Göring has appeared in concerts, in particular Lieder recitals, in various German cities (such as Landesfunkhaus Hannover, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Sinfonie Bamberg). In Nice and Monaco she sang with Syrinx Concerts Maria in L'Enfance du Christ and the alto part in Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244). In 2003 she the Trio Cantocorno Leipzig (Mezzo-soprano, horn, piano) with which that regularly performs in chamber music concerts.

Source: Kathrin Göring Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2005)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Thomas Appel


BWV 140; BWV 248/1-3, 6 [2nd], BWV 248/1-3 [3rd]

Links to other Sites

Kathrin Göring, Mezzosopran (Official Website) [German]

Kathrin Göring (Theater Chemnitz) [German]
die naTo Leipzig [German]

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