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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
1Soave sia il vento Popularity:

Opera: Cosi Fan TutteComposer: MozartAct: 1.19

Type: trioVoice: B S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alfonso/Fiordiligi/Dorabella
2Hm! hm! hm! hm! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.11

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
3Nur stille! stille! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.32

Type: quintetVoice: T S S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Monostatos/Queen/Three ladies
4Giovanna ho dei rimorsi Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.05-2

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gilda/Duke
5Weiche Wotan weiche Popularity:

Opera: Rheingold, DasComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: German

Roles: Erda
6Zu hilfe zu hilfe! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

Type: quartetVoice: T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Tamino/Three ladies
7Natus cadit atque Deus Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 3.04

Type: duetVoice: T tr/SLanguage: Latin

Roles: Oebalus/Melia
8Saepe terrent Numina Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: treble or sopranoLanguage: Latin

Roles: Hyacinthus
9Wie wie wie? Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.07

Type: quintetVoice: Br T S S MzLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino/Three ladies
10Wer uns getraut? Popularity:

Opera: Zigeunerbaron, DerComposer: Strauss jrAct: 2.05

Type: duet,choirVoice: T SLanguage: German

Roles: Barinkay/Saffi
11Figlia Mio Padre! Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Gilda
12Nun eilt herbei Popularity:

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

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Frau Fluth
13Doch Halt, Wo Bleiben Die Kinder? Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-2

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
14Discede crudelis Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.06

Type: duetVoice: tr/S tr/cALanguage: Latin

Roles: Melia/Apollo
15Der alte Sturm Popularity:

Opera: Walküre, DieComposer: WagnerAct: 2.04

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Wotan/Fricka
16Che m'ami deh ripetimi Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.07

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Duke/Gilda
17Orest Orest es ruhrt sich niemand Popularity:

Opera: ElektraComposer: StraussAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Elektra
18Dell amor mio fedele Popularity:

Opera: Fedelta Premiata, LaComposer: HaydnAct: 2.21

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amaranta
19Sieh Amme sieh Popularity:

Opera: Frau ohne Schatten, DerComposer: StraussAct:

Type: Voice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles:
20Nein 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
21Je vais mourir Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 5.02

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Didon
22So hat denn der Schwank der frohlichen Nacht Popularity:

Opera: Lustige Weiber von Windsor, DieComposer: NicolaiAct: 3

Type: trioVoice: S Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Frau Fluth/Frau Reich/Anna Reich
23Hokus pokus Hexenschuss Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.05-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Witch
24Auf wach auf mein Jüngelchen Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz Mz SLanguage: German

Roles: Witch/Hansel/Gretel
25Holla Himmel die Mutter Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: German

Roles: Gertrud
26Wenn Sie Sich Verirrten Im Walde Dort Popularity:

Opera: Hänsel und GretelComposer: HumperdinckAct: 1.06-3

Type: duetVoice: Br MzLanguage: German

Roles: Peter/Gertrud
27Ho 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
28Rex de salute filii Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.03

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

Roles: Zephyrus/Oebalus/Melia
29Amice iam parata sunt omnia Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

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

Roles: Hyacinthus/Zephyrus/Oebalus
30En duos conspicis Popularity:

Opera: Apollo et HyacinthusComposer: MozartAct: 2.04

Type: ariaVoice: contralto or trebleLanguage: Latin

Roles: Zephyrus
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