Katrin Wundsam

Photo: Julia Spicker
Katrin Wundsam grew up in Neustift, Upper Austria. She started her career in the ensemble of the Theater of Passau, where she appeared as Bradamante (Orlando Furioso, Vivaldi), Miss Jessel ("Turn of the Screw") and Anaide ("Il cappello di paglia di Firenzet"). She has since appeared at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, the Semperoper Dresden, the Hamburg State Opera, the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, the Vienna Musikverein, the Bregenz Festival, the Salzburg Easter Festival, the Innsbruck Festival and in Grafenegg, amongst others. She regularly works with world-renowned conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Alfred Eschwé, Adam Fischer, Markus Poschner, Francois Xavier Roth and Christian Thielemann and has recoreded "Hänsel und Gretel" under Marek Janowski for the Pentatone label at the Berlin Philharmonie.

She was a member of the Cologne ensemble from 2009 to 2016, where she appeared in roles such as Carmen, Lola Blau, Nicklausse ("Les Contes d'Hoffmann"), Suzuki ("Madama Butterfly"), Preziosilla ("La forza del destino"), Sesto ("La clemenza di Tito"), Penelope ("Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria") and Bradamante ("Alcina"), amongst others.

Other highlights in her career include Hänsel in a new production of "Hänsel und Gretel" at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Cologne Opera, Dorabella ("Così fan tutte") and Rosina ("Il barbiere di Siviglia") at the Hamburg State Opera, Hänsel and Dorabella at the Dresden Semperoper, Maddalena ("Rigoletto") at the Bregenz Festival, Enea ("Didone abbandonata") at the Innsbruck Festival, Foreign Princess ("Rusalka") at Cologne Opera, Stravinsky's "Les Noces" and Schumann's "Requiem für Mignon" at the Musikverein Vienna, Beethoven's 9th Symphony at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and "Twice Through the Heart" at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

She makes her Wiesbaden debut during the 2022/23 season as Ježibaba and Foreign Princess in a new production of Dvořák's "Rusalka".

Productions

Ježibaba / The Foreign Princess in »Rusalka«