The soprano Tanya Aspelmeier studied singing ( lied, oratorio and opera ) at the Music College in
Hamburg, where she completed her concert exam and opera diploma with distinction, accompanied by the Hamburg Symphonic Orchestra. She rounded off her studies abroad in Annecy, France.
During her studies, Tanya Aspelmeier won several prizes in distinguished vocal competitions, such as the National Vocal Competition ( Bundeswettbewerb für Gesang ) Berlin or „Symphonies d’Automne“ in France and interpreted numerous opera roles.
Her repertoire covers baroque opera ( e.g. Rameau „Castor et Pollux“, Lully „Achille et Polyxène“, Händel „Almira“ as well as Telemann „ Orfeo/Orpheus“, classical opera ( e.g. Mozart „ Die Entführung aus dem Serail“, and operette (e.g. Offenbach „Orpheus in der Unterwelt“) and stretches as far as contemporary music theatre ( e.g. Hans Werner Henze „ We come to the river“) , as well as including a huge sum of oratorios as well a series of lied-programmes ( with known pianists as e.g. Norman Shetler, Sebastian Knauer, Matthias Veit, Johannes Debus, Bendix Dethleffsen, Alain Hicks).
Guest engagements have taken her to the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Oldenburger Staatstheater, Wilhelmshavener Stadttheater, Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Theater Bremen, Oper Bonn, Teatro Real Madrid , Teatro Arriagata Bilbao , as well as to festivals such as in Baden-Baden, Bayreuth, Feldkirch, Guadalajara (Mexiko), La-Chaise-Dieu , Ribeauvillé, Salzburg, Saintes, Sydney, Tokio, Wien etc.
Tanya Aspelmeier has appeared throughout Europe, Asia,Australia and South America. She is specalized in baroque music and worked with leading ensembles under conductors such as Frieder Bernius,I vor Bolton, Thomas Hengelbrock, Konrad Junghänel, Gustav Leonhard, Francoise Lasserre and Ingo Metzmacher.
A lot of broadcasting ,TV and CD recordings ( ambitus, deutsche harmonia mundi, K617, musicaphone, fondation orange), which won prizes as „Gramophone Classical Music Award“ und „ Diapason d’or“ document her big musical variety .
The soprano has not only made an international name for herself as interpreter; along with teaching singing at the Music College Bremen and Hamburg, she regularly gives international masterclasses; as an educated breathing therapist she teaches often together in co-working with her own singing teacher Margreet Honig, Amsterdam.
In 2017 she participated in an extraordinary opera production of Calixto Bieto at the Hamburgische Staatsoper and sang during the opening weeks of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg under the conductor Ingo Metzmacher.
in 2018 ,Tanya Aspelmeier was appointed on a chair of singing at the University of Music Vienna ( mdw) .
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