Theresa Kronthaler ©Tom Wagner
Theresa Kronthaler ©Tom Wagner
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Theresa Kronthaler

Representation: World

BIOGRAPHY

Theresa Kronthaler was born in Germany and grew up in Rome. She first studied theatre and drama studies in London before enrolling at the prestigious Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin, where she completed her studies with Prof. Renate Faltin and Prof. Julia Varady. She took part in various master classes with Christa Ludwig, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and Thomas Quasthoff.

After her early debut as Prince Orlofsky at the Grand Théâtre de Genève she soon joined the ensemble of Dusseldorf’s Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where she could be heard in various roles including Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Annio (La clemenza di Tito) and Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel). In addition, she sang Sesto (Giulio Cesare in Egitto) in Frankfurt and gave her house debut with the Theater an der Wien as Isoletta in Bellini’s La Straniera opposite Edita Gruberová and Marlis Petersen.

During the years from 2012 until 2016 Theresa was part of the ensemble of Berlin’s Komische Oper, taking part in a wide range of productions including l’Orfeo, Giulio Cesare, Xerxes, Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, La clemenza di Tito, La belle Héléne, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, and Hänsel und Gretel. She is a regular guest at Theater Bremen which has so far invited her to perform the title role of Bizet’s Carmen, Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda and Marguerite in Berlioz’ La Damnation de Faust. As Ophelia, she gained international attention in the world premiere of Anno Schreier’s Hamlet at Theater an der Wien under the baton of Michael Boder.

Theresa Kronthaler returned to Theater an der Wien also during the season 2018/2019, starring as Eglantine in Weber’s seldom-performed Euryanthe, and was further invited to perform Die Dame in Hindemith’s Cardillac at Antwerp’s Vlaamse Opera. Particularly noteworthy is her house and role debut as actress Clairon in Strauss’ Capriccio in the frame of a new production at Madrid’s Teatro Real, directed by Christoph Loy and conducted by Asher Fisch. Highlights of the current season 2019/2020 include a world premiere of Christian Jost’s Egmont and as well as Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma, both at Theater an der Wien.

In concert, Theresa Kronthaler has so far undertaken several concert tours to Spain, Italy, Ukraine, Switzerland, the UK, Egypt and Ukraine, further appearing in a variety of stages and venues worldwide including the Wiener Musikverein, the Berliner Philharmonie, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Grand Hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic Society and the Tonhalle Dusseldorf.

She appeared as soloist in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle at the Dresden Music Festival and gave her debut at the Wiener Musikverein in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 under the baton of Andrés Orozco-Estrada. The Bruckner Orchester Linz invited her to take part in an extensive tour to the UK featuring Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 under Markus Poschner, with whom she also appeared in Mozart’s Requiem with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.

Further concert highlights of the current season comprise Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the European Youth Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko at the Grafenegg Festival, the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Bolzano Festival Bozen, as well as with Jérémy Rhorer and his ensemble Le Cercle de l’Harmonie at the French La Chaise-Dieu festival. In addition, Theresa will appear as soloist in Mozart’s Requiem at the Berliner Philharmonie and the Konzerthaus in Vienna.

Theresa’s debut album entitled The Living Loving Maid - a modern reinterpretation of famous Baroque arias adapted by members of her Kronthaler Trio - has been released with Sony Classical. This intriguing programme can be heard also during the Mosel Musikfestival in 2019.

2019 | 2020

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DISCOGRAPHY

Album Cover

Carl Maria von Weber: Euryanthe
Stefan Cerny, Norman Reinhardt, Jacquelyn Wagner, Andrew Foster-Williams, Theresa Kronthaler, Eva Maria Neubauer
ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien | Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Conductor: Constantin Trinks
Label: Capriccio | 2019

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Album Cover

The Living Loving Maid
Works by Claudio Monteverdi, Henry Purcell, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Georg Friedrich Händel, Emilio de‘ Cavalieri
Electric Guitar: Kalle Kalima
Contrabass: Oliver Potratz
Label: Sony | 2015

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VIDEOS

CALENDAR

Christian Jost: Egmont

Edgaras Montvidas, Egmont
Maria Bengtsson, Clara
Angelika Kirchschlager, Margarete von Parma
Károly Szemerédy, Macchiavelli
Bo Skovhus, Herzog Alba
Theresa Kronthaler, Ferdinand

Christian Jost, composer
Michael Boder, conductor
Christoph Klimke, libretto
Keith Warner, director
Ashley Martin-Davis, set and costume design
Wolfgang Göbbel, light design
Ran Arthur Braun, choreography

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

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Christian Jost: Egmont

Edgaras Montvidas, Egmont
Maria Bengtsson, Clara
Angelika Kirchschlager, Margarete von Parma
Károly Szemerédy, Macchiavelli
Bo Skovhus, Herzog Alba
Theresa Kronthaler, Ferdinand

Christian Jost, composer
Michael Boder, conductor
Christoph Klimke, libretto
Keith Warner, director
Ashley Martin-Davis, set and costume design
Wolfgang Göbbel, light design
Ran Arthur Braun, choreography

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Christian Jost: Egmont

Edgaras Montvidas, Egmont
Maria Bengtsson, Clara
Angelika Kirchschlager, Margarete von Parma
Károly Szemerédy, Macchiavelli
Bo Skovhus, Herzog Alba
Theresa Kronthaler, Ferdinand

Christian Jost, composer
Michael Boder, conductor
Christoph Klimke, libretto
Keith Warner, director
Ashley Martin-Davis, set and costume design
Wolfgang Göbbel, light design
Ran Arthur Braun, choreography

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Christian Jost: Egmont

Edgaras Montvidas, Egmont
Maria Bengtsson, Clara
Angelika Kirchschlager, Margarete von Parma
Károly Szemerédy, Macchiavelli
Bo Skovhus, Herzog Alba
Theresa Kronthaler, Ferdinand

Christian Jost, composer
Michael Boder, conductor
Christoph Klimke, libretto
Keith Warner, director
Ashley Martin-Davis, set and costume design
Wolfgang Göbbel, light design
Ran Arthur Braun, choreography

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Christian Jost: Egmont

Edgaras Montvidas, Egmont
Maria Bengtsson, Clara
Angelika Kirchschlager, Margarete von Parma
Károly Szemerédy, Macchiavelli
Bo Skovhus, Herzog Alba
Theresa Kronthaler, Ferdinand

Christian Jost, composer
Michael Boder, conductor
Christoph Klimke, libretto
Keith Warner, director
Ashley Martin-Davis, set and costume design
Wolfgang Göbbel, light design
Ran Arthur Braun, choreography

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS
 

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THERESA KRONTHALER in Antwerp
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Theresa Kronthaler makes her house and role debut at the Antwerp Opera as The Lady in Hindemith’s Cardillac.

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