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Barbara Scherler

Singer details:

Voice: Mezzo
Nationality: German
Year of Birth: 1933

About Barbara Scherler:

Barbara Scherler (born 20 January 1933) is a German classical mezzo-soprano and contralto singer in opera and concert. She was a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and active in performances and recordings of operas of the 20th century.

Born in Leipzig, Scherler studied at the Musikhochschule Berlin and with Margarete Bärwinkel.

She made her opera debut in 1959 at the Staatsoper Hannover in the part of Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. She remained a member of the opera house until 1964. She was engaged at the Cologne Opera until 1968 and since a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. She sang in the premieres of operas, in 1976 in Toshiro Mayuzumi’s Kinkakuji after Mishima Yukio's novel The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, in 1979 in Wilhelm Dieter Siebert's Der Untergang der Titanic, and in 1984 in Aribert Reimann’s Die Gespenstersonate (The Ghost Sonata), after August Strindberg. She participated in live recordings of operas, in 1965 and 1968 Alban Berg's Lulu and Wozzeck, both conducted by Karl Böhm, and in 1978 she sang the part of Elsbeth in Feuersnot of Richard Strauss, Erich Leinsdorf conducting the Berliner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester and the RIAS Kammerchor. In 1967 she sang the part of Smeton in a broadcast performance of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, produced by the WDR in 1967, with Teresa Żylis-Gara in the title role and Karl Ridderbusch as Enrico, conducted by Alberto Erede. In 1973 she performed the part of Meroe in a recording of Othmar Schoeck's opera Penthesilea after Kleist, with Zdeněk Mácal conducting the Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester. In 1990 she appeared in a recording of Franz Schreker's Der ferne Klang with the RIAS Kammerchor and the Radio-Symphonie-Orchester, conducted by Gerd Albrecht.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Ein Mannlein steht im Walde Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 2.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Gretel
2Doch Halt, Wo Bleiben Die Kinder? Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-2

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
3Suse liebe Suse was raschelt im Stroh Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.02

Type: duetVoice: Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Hansel/Gretel
4Der kleine Sandmann bin ich Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Sandman
5Wo bin ich wach ich? Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Gretel
6Erlöst befreit Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.11-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Gretel/Hansel
7Vater! Mutter! Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.13-1

Type: quartet,finaleVoice: Mz S Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Hansel/Gretel/Peter/Gertrud
8Bleib stehn bleib stehn Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.03-1

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Hansel/Gretel
9Auf wach auf mein Jüngelchen Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Witch/Hansel/Gretel
10Nun Gretel, Sei Vernünftig Und Nett Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.05-2

Type: trio,recitativeVoice: Mz Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Witch/Hansel/Gretel
11Ich Bin Rosina Leckermaul Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.04-2

Type: trioVoice: Mz Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Witch/Hansel/Gretel
12Holla Himmel die Mutter Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Gertrud
13Wie Duftet's Von Dorten Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.03-2

Type: duetVoice: Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Hansel/Gretel
14Marsch! Fort In Den Wald! Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.04-3

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Gertrud
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