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Hanna Schwarz

Singer details:

Voice: Mezzo
Nationality: German
Year of Birth: 1943

About Hanna Schwarz:

Hanna Schwarz (born 15 August 1943), is a German mezzo-soprano and contralto singer in opera and concert. In 1976 she performed the parts of Fricka and Erda in the centenary production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Bayreuth Festival, staged by Patrice Chéreau.

Schwarz studied psychology and voice in Hamburg and continued at the Folkwang Hochschule and at the Musikhochschule Hannover. She became a member of the Staatsoper Hannover and made her debut as Siegrune in Richard Wagner's Die Walküre. Her first major success was Maddalena in Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto. In 1972 she appeared in the title role of Carmen at the Eutiner Festspiele . From 1973 she was a member of the Hamburg State Opera, where she sang for more than 30 years.

She made her debut at the Bayreuth Festival in 1975 in the role of Floßhilde in Der Ring des Nibelungen and performed there until 1998. In 1976 she was Fricka and Erda in the centenary Ring production of Patrice Chéreau, shown until 1980, recorded for television and published on DVD. In Bayreuth, she sang Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde from 1981 and Waltraute in Götterdämmerung from 1984, as well as Roßweiße and Second Norn in the Ring, and Blumenmädchen and Knappe in Parsifal.

Schwarz made her US debut in 1977 as Fricka with the San Francisco Opera. She sang Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In 1979 she appeared in the three roles of Theatre Dresser, Schoolboy and Groom in the Paris premiere of Alban Berg's Lulu in the version completed by Friedrich Cerha. In 1980 she sang Waltraute in the 1980 Covent Garden Ring cycle. She appeared as Herodias in Salome by Richard Strauss in 1982 at the Salzburg Festival and in 1996 at the Metropolitan Opera. In the premiere of Alfred Schnittke's Historia von D. Johann Fausten on 22 June 1995, she performed Mephistophela.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Hm! hm! hm! hm! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.11

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
2Nur stille! stille! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.32

Type: quintetVoice: T S S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Monostatos/Queen/Three ladies
3Giovanna ho dei rimorsi Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.05-2

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gilda/Duke
4Weiche Wotan weiche Popularity:

Opera: Rheingold, DasComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: German

Roles: Erda
5Zu hilfe zu hilfe! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

Type: quartetVoice: T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Tamino/Three ladies
6Natus cadit atque Deus Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 3.04

Type: duetVoice: T tr/SLanguage: Latin

Roles: Oebalus/Melia
7Saepe terrent Numina Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: treble or sopranoLanguage: Latin

Roles: Hyacinthus
8Wie wie wie? Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.07

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
9Wer uns getraut? Popularity:

Opera: Zigeunerbaron, DerComposer: Strauss jrAct: 2.05

Type: duet,choirVoice: T SLanguage: German

Roles: Barinkay/Saffi
10Figlia Mio Padre! Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Gilda
11Nun eilt herbei Popularity:

Opera: Lustige Weiber von Windsor, DieComposer: NicolaiAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Frau Fluth
12Doch Halt, Wo Bleiben Die Kinder? Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-2

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
13Der alte Sturm Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 2.04

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Wotan/Fricka
14Che m'ami deh ripetimi Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.07

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Duke/Gilda
15Orest Orest es ruhrt sich niemand Popularity:

Opera: ElektraComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Elektra
16Nein das ist wirklich doch zu keck Popularity:

Opera: Lustige Weiber von Windsor, DieComposer: NicolaiAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Frau Fluth/Frau Reich
17Je vais mourir Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 5.02

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Didon
18Hokus pokus Hexenschuss Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.05-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Witch
19Auf wach auf mein Jüngelchen Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Witch/Hansel/Gretel
20Holla Himmel die Mutter Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Gertrud
21Wenn Sie Sich Verirrten Im Walde Dort Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-3

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
22Ho Ho! Wer Spek-Spektakelt Mir Da Im Haus Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.05-3

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
23Rex de salute filii Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.03

Type: recitativeVoice: tr/cA T tr/SLanguage: Latin

Roles: Zephyrus/Oebalus/Melia
24Amice iam parata sunt omnia Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: tr/S tr/cA TLanguage: Latin

Roles: Hyacinthus/Zephyrus/Oebalus
25En duos conspicis Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.04

Type: ariaVoice: contralto or trebleLanguage: Latin

Roles: Zephyrus
26Heu numen ecce Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.05

Type: recitativeVoice: tr/cA tr/S tr/cALanguage: Latin

Roles: Zephyrus/Melia/Apollo
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