Diana Damrau



German soprano Diana Damrau made her Royal Opera debut in 2003 as Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte). She has since sung Fiakermilli (Arabella), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Violetta (La traviata) and Lucia di Lammermoor for The Royal Opera, and created the role of Gym Instructress/Drunken Woman in Maazel’s 1984. She has performed on the world’s leading opera and concert stages, including La Scala, Milan, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Paris Opéra, Bavarian State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Zürich Opera and Vienna State Opera.

Damrau’s repertoire includes title roles in Anna Bolena (Opera House Zurich, Vienna State Opera), I Masnadieri (Bavarian State Opera), Roméo et Juliette (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera), Lucia di Lammermoor (La Scala, Bavarian State Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House), Manon (Vienna State Opera, Metropolitan Opera) and La Traviata (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Opéra National de Paris and Bavarian State Opera) as well as Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte (Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Royal Opera House, Bavarian State Opera). Upcoming engagements include Die Fledermaus (Munich), as well as concert appearances in London, Vienna, Zurich, Hamburg, Budapest and Sāo Paulo.

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