Born in Flensburg, Germany,
Dorothea Röschmann is one of the most highly respected singers of her generation. She
gained international recognition in 1995 singing the role of Susanna in Le nozze di
Figaro conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Salzburg Festival. Ms. Röschmann
returns regularly to Salzburg, where her roles have included Donna Elvira (Don
Giovanni), Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Ilia (Idomeneo),
Nannetta (Falstaff), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), and Vitellia (La
clemenza di Tito), under conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Harding, Charles
Mackerras, Christoph von Dohnányi, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin. In 2012, Ms. Röschmann made
her debut at
Teatro alla Scala
in Milan as Countess Almaviva, and she is a
regular guest at the Berlin State Opera, Vienna State Opera, Munich's Bavarian State Opera,
and London's Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Ms. Röschmann has recently appeared in concert with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted
; the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra with Mr.
, Daniel Barenboim, and
; the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Mr. Barenboim; the Munich Philharmonic
; The Cleveland Orchestra with Franz Welser-Möst; the
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra with Mr. Harding;
the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and The Philadelphia Orchestra with
Nézet-Séguin; and the New York Philharmonic with Alan Gilbert.
A prestigious recitalist, Ms. Röschmann has given acclaimed performances at venues such as
Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, as well as the
, Edinburgh, and Munich festivals; with Mr. Barenboim at the Berlin State
Opera; and with Mitsuko Uchida at the Lucerne Festival.
Ms. Röschmann's 2013-2014 season included performances as Donna Elvira and Countess
Almaviva at the Berlin State Opera with Mr. Barenboim; Countess Almaviva on tour with the
Vienna State Opera in Oman; and concerts with Mr. Harding and the Berliner Philharmoniker,
Mr. Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin, and
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana