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Miriam Kutrowatz

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Miriam Kutrowatz

The freshness and expressiveness of her singing, combined with exceptional acting skills, predestine the 1997-born Viennese for opera. Her stunning Zerlina was a highlight of the semi-concert "Don Giovanni in Nöten" at the Styriarte 2020. Her repertoire already ranges from Handel to Humperdinck.

About the artist

FRESH SOPRANO, BORN FOR THE STAGE

Career

The Vienna native Miriam Kutrowatz studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in her hometown and was a finalist and young talent prize winner at the 2019 Cesti Competition for Baroque Opera. The Semifinalist at the 2020 Glyndebourne Opera Cup, she completed her Bachelor's studies with Edith Lienbacher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She is currently studying for her Master's degree there with Florian Boesch. She attended master classes with Marijana Mijanovic and Malcolm Martineau, among others, and trained in contemporary dance with the Austrian choreographer Doris Uhlich, through whom she was part of the dance piece "Unkraut" at the ImPulsTanz Festival Vienna.

Debut & on stage

Miriam Kutrowatz is a member of the Young Ensemble of the Theater an der Wien, where she made her highly successful debut at the Vienna Chamber Opera as Idaspe in Vivaldi's Il Bajazet. In the current season she can be seen there as L'Amour (Gluck, Orphée) and Zerlina (Mozart, Don Giovanni) as well as Marie (Lortzing, Der Waffenschmied) and Niece 1 (Britten, Peter Grimes) at the Theater an der Wien.

At the 2021 Salzburg Festival Miriam Kutrowatz made her debut in the children's opera "Vom Stern der nicht leuchten konnte" (E. Naske, E. Baumann) where she impersonated the title role of the star.

Miriam Kutrowatz has already appeared on stage at the Vienna Konzerthaus in various programmes under Phillipe Jordan, Andres Orozco-Estrada, Erwin Ortner and Heinz Ferlesch.

Miriam Kutrowatz made her debut in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein Vienna in November 2021 under Martin Haselböck with Mozart's Requiem. She interpreted works such as the cantata Mirjams Siegesgesang and Der Hochzeitsbraten by F. Schubert, Mozart's Great Mass in C minor and Requiem, the part of Filia in G. Carissimi's Jephte, as well as Beethoven's Choral Symphony op. 80 at the Philharmonie de Paris.

Past roles on the opera stage have also included Alinda in Cavalli's Il Giasone, Gretel in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel at Schönbrunn Palace Theatre and Morgana in Handel's Alcina at the "JOpera" festival summer.

Guest at the Styriarte festival

In July 2020 she made her Styriarte debut as Zerlina in Mozart's "Don Giovanni in Nöten" under Michael Hofstetter. In 2021 she returned for a performance in the parish church of Stainz, singing Handel's Dixit Dominus and Vivaldi's Magnificat under Jordi Savall's baton.

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