KS Ricarda Merbeth
KS RICARDA MERBETH studied singing at the Musikhochschule in Leipzig. For many years, she was an ensemble member of the Wiener Staatsoper and continues to be connected to the house as a guest. Recently here, she sang among others the leading role in Strauss’ Daphne, as the Feldmarschallin as well as Jenůfa, Salome, Senta, Eva, Chrysothemis and Leonore. In 2010, she was named an Austrian Kammersängerin. Since 2000, Ricarda Merbeth has sung at the Bayreuth Festival – among others Elisabeth and since 2013 Senta. Ricarda Merbeth also is a regular guest at the leading opera houses: the Deutschen Oper Berlin, the Hamburgischen Staatsoper, the Bayerischen Staatsoper Munich, the Bastille Opera in Paris, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, and the New National Theatre Tokyo. Recently, she sang Venus/Elisabethat the Deutschen Oper Berlin, Kaiserin, Chrysothemis at the Bayerischen Staatsoper, Senta in Tokyo and Bayreuth, Helena at the Frankfurt Opera and the Deutschen Oper Berlin, Chrysothemis and Isolde at the Hamburg Staatsoper and Marie at the Scala.