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Sophie Klussmann (Soprano)

Born: Freiburg / Breisgau, Germany

The German soprano, Sophie Klußmann [Klussmann], studied at Detmold with Mechtild Böhme and Thomas Quasthoff. She completed her musical education at Köln with Klesie Kelly-Moog and attended master-classes with artists like Christoph Prégardien, Helmuth Rilling and Christian Rieger (Musica Antiqua Köln). In 2006 she received a special reward at the Mozartfestwettbewerb Würzburg and won a scholarship from the Richard Wagner Foundation.

Being a sought after concert singer in a broad repertoire from baroque to contemporary, Sophie Klussmann has already worked with conductors like Marcus Creed, Michael Gielen, Simon Halsey, Marek Janowski, Enrico Onofri and Ari Rasilainen. She has established a strong working relationship with the famous Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin with whom she already toured through France, Germany and the Benelux. She appeared in concerts at Tonhalle Zürich, Cité de la Musique Paris, Philharmonie and Konzerthaus Berlin.

In 2007 Sophie Klußmann sang Maria Magdalena in Sir John Tavenerís The veil of the temple at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin and Glauke in the creation of Medea.Stimmen by Frank Schwemmer.

Recent opera engagements have included her debut at Komische Oper Berlin in Christian Jostís Angst and as Gräfin Elvire in Soldatenliebschaft at Theater Gera, a production that was also screened by Arte. She appeared on concert stages all over Europe with Collegium Vocale Gent, Marcus Creed in George Frideric Handelís Brockes Passion, HWV 48 and performed at Philharmonie Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival and Beethovenfest Bonn, as well as in Prague and Beijing.

Starting this season (2009-2010) Sophie Klussmann is a member of the Ensemble at Opernhaus Halle where she will be heard in a broad repertoire with leading roles like Franziska in Arabische Nacht, Pamina in W.A. Mozart's Zauberflöte, Nanetta in Falstaff and Dorinda in Orlando. In concert she will be heard at Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Konzerthaus Berlin, Potsdam and Venice.

Source: Boris Orlob Management Website (2009-2010)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2011)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Jürgen Budday


BWV 245

Marcus Creed


G.F. Handel: Brockes Passion, HWV 48 [TV Broadcast]

Links to other Sites

Sophie Klußmann - Sopran (Official Website) [German]
Klussmann, Sophie (Boris Orlob Management) [English/German]

Sophie Klussmann (Musica Gulbenkian)

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