Mittwoch, 29 November 2023

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Vienna, the Austrian soprano Alexandra Reinprecht studied voice in Vienna and Trieste (with soprano Cecilia Fusco). 
During her studies in Italy (Triest), she was already invited to sing in various productions at the Teatro Verdi di Trieste and the Regio of Turin.

Her first engagement took her to St. Gallen, from where she moved on to Graz (Austria), Stuttgart (Germany), to the Volksoper in Vienna and then , from 2006-2013 to the Vienna State Opera where she has been singing roles like Adele and Rosalinde ("The Bat"), Sophie ("Werther"), Gilda ("Rigoletto"), Marie ("La fille du Régiment"), Blonde ("Abduction from the Seraglio"), Sandrina ("La finta giardiniera"), Adina ("Elisir d’amore"), Euridice ("Orpheus in der Unterwelt"), Pamina ("Magic Flute"), Baronin ("Wildschütz"), Ilia ("Idomeneo"), Martha ("Martha"), Martha ("Evangelimann"), Zerlina ("Don Giovanni"), Musetta ("La Bohème"), Zdenka ("Arabella"), Antonia ("Les contes d’Hoffmann") or Manon ("Manon").

Successful guest appearances took her to important European opera houses like the Staatsoper unter den Linden (Berlin), Bavarian State Opera Munich, State Opera Stuttgart, or the Landestheater Salzburg, Opera di Roma and Zurich Opera. She also performed in renowned festivals like Bregenz and Salzburg.

Alexandra has cooperated with highly acclaimed artists like Roberto Alagna, Alain Altinoglu, Marco Armiliato, Ivor Bolton, Michel Crider, Bertrand de Billy, Doris Dörrie, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Angela Gheorghiu, Marcello Giordani, Alain Guingal, Marek Janowski, Philippe Jordan, Peter Konwitschny, Josef Köpplinger, Patrick Lange, Zubin Mehta, Ulf Schirmer, Erwin Schrott, Neill Shicoff, Stefan Soltesz, Giuseppe Taddei, Christian Thielemann, Franz Welser-Möst, etc.

In 2008, Alexandra Reinprecht impressed the music world twice with replacements at the Vienna State Opera: In her role debut as Manon she replaced Anna Netrebko; only a few months later she sang the role of Marguerite in Gounod's "Faust" replacing Angela Georghiu - both performances became a huge success with the audience and the press! In the years to follow, she made her role debuts at the Vienna State Opera as Juliette in “Roméo et Juliette”, Susanna in Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”, Pamina in "The Magic Flute", Daughter in Hindemith's "Cardillac", as Zdenka in "Arabella" and as Marguerite in Gounod's Faust, together with Roberto Alagna and Erwin Schrott, as Donna Elvira ("Don Giovanni"), Rosalinde ("The Bat"), Freia ("Rheingold"), Blumenmädchen (Parsifal), Ortlinde (“Walküre”). 

Since 2014 she is working as a freelancer all over the world. Lately she made her debuts as Elisabetta (Don Carlos) and Desdemona (Otello). This season she will sing the role of Hannah (The merry Widdow) in "Das Gärtnerplatztheater" in München as well as Victoria (Victoria and her Husar) and Fedora (Die Zirkusprinzessin).


With parts like Rosalinde ("The Bat") at Vienna State Opera, Komische Oper Berlin, Aalto-Theater Essen and with the operetta Festival in Mörbisch, Hanna Glawari in a new production of Volksoper Vienna or Sonja in "The Tsarevitch" by Lehár at the Prinzregententheater in Munich and the Operetta Festival in Mörbisch, Alexandra established herself as one of the most demanded operetta divas of our times.

In autumn 2013, she sang Freia („Rhinegold“) and Gutrune („Götterdämmerung“)at the George Enescu Festival in Bukarest under Marek Janowski. Recent highlights were the Princess Fedora Palinska  („The Circus Princess“) at the Munich Gärtner-platztheater and Rosalinde ("The Bat") at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki and the New National Theatre in Tokyo, and in July 2015, her role debut as Elisabetta in Verdi’s “Don Carlo” in the Austrian Opera Festival Oper Burg Gars. In December 2015 she was unanimously applauded by audience in critics in a semi-staged version of Kalman's "Zirkusprinzessin " at the Komische Oper Berlin.

Future plans include re-invitations to the Gärtnerplatz Theater in Munich and the Finnish National Oper in Helsinki. In July 2016 she will return to the Festival Oper Burg Gars for her role debut as Desdemona in Verdi's "Otello".