Soprano Diana Damrau has been performing on the world’s leading opera and concert stages for two decades. Her vast repertoire spans both lyric soprano and coloratura roles including the title roles in Lucia di Lammermoor (La Scala, Bavarian State Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House), Manon (Vienna State Opera, Metropolitan Opera) and La Traviata (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Opéra national de Paris and Bavarian State Opera) as well as Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute (Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Royal Opera House, Bavarian State Opera).
Diana Damrau has established herself as one of today’s most sought-after interpreters of song, regularly performing at most worldwide renowned venues.
Recording exclusively for Warner/Erato Diana Damrau made her recording debut with Arie di Bravura – a collection of Mozart and Salieri arias. Subsequent solo releases were awarded amongst others the ECHO and the OPUS Klassik prize.
A close cooperation connects Damrau with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Besides their „Artist in Residence“ at the Barbican Centre London in 2019 they made guest appearances at Carnegie Hall New York, among others.
Recently the recording of Strauss’ Four Last Songs under the baton of Mariss Jansons and Donizetti’s Tudor Queens with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Sir Antonio Pappano were released.
In the coming season 2021/22 she will make her debut in the title role of Anna Bolena at the Zurich Opernhaus and the Vienna State Opera as well as her debut in Capriccio at the Bavarian State Opera. At her concert tours she will perform selected Strauss songs with Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under the baton of Jérémie Rhorer and present a programme of Love songs by Brahms and Schumann together with Jonas Kaufmann and Helmut Deutsch in major European cities.
Diana Damrau is Kammersängerin of the Bavarian State Opera (2007) and holder of the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art (2010) and the cross of Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. (2021)