KLEITER Julia

  • 2019 Julia Kleiter gives her debut at Hamburg State Opera as Donna Anna in a new production Don Giovanni. 2020 she gives her debut in the title role of Arabella in Zurich and of Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier in Brussels, 2021 she will perform for the first time Gräfin in Capriccio in Zurich. Also in 2021 she returns to Munich for Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

    Among her concert plans are 2020 Mendelssohns’ Lobgesang in Madrid and Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in Duisburg.

    Song recitals are scheduled at Zurich Opernhaus (Italienisches Liederbuch), in Barcelona and in London’s Wigmore Hall.

    Highlights of recent seasons include Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro in London conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, in Milan and Zurich, Ilia in Idomeneo in Milan, Essen and under Nikolaus Harnoncourt in Graz and Zurich,Donna Anna in semi-staged performances of Don Giovanni on tour with Basler Kammerorchester in Hamburg and Paris, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg unter Kiril Petrenko in Munich, under Philippe Jordan in Paris and under Daniel Barenboim in Berlin, Lisa in Lehar’s Das Land des Lächelns in Zurich, Agathe in Der Freischütz in Dresden and at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Lisa in Lehar’s Das Land des Lächelns in Zurich, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte in Zurich and at Salzburg Festival, Emma in Schubert’s Fierabras under Ingo Metzmacher at Salzburg Festival, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni under Fabio Luisi in Zurich, Zdenka in Arabella in Zurich under Franz Welser-Möst, in Berlin under Ulf Schirmer and in Paris under Philippe Jordan, Almirena in Händels Rinaldo at Chicago Lyric Opera.

    She performed Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier in Berlin under Donald Runnicles and in Zurich under Welser-Möst, Ännchen in Der Freischütz under Thomas Hengelbrock in Dortmund and Baden-Baden, Marzelline in Fidelio in Ferrara, Baden-Baden and Madrid under Claudio Abbado as well as in Paris under Sylvain Cambreling. In Zurich she gave her debut as Serpetta in La finta giardiniera under Nikolaus Harnoncourt and guested with Zurich Opera as Giunia in Johann Christian Bach’s Luio Silla under Theodor Guschlbauer in Winterthur.

    Julia Kleiter was Claudio Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro in Verona, Reggio Emilia, Dresden and Paris, Celia in Mozarts Lucio Silla under Tamas Netopil in Venice and at Salzburg Festival, Amor in Orfeo ed Euridice under Ricardo Muti in Florenz and Euridice under Thomas Hengelbrock in Paris as well as Galathea in concert performances of Händel’s Acis und Galathea in Göttingen.

    Julia Kleiter gave her operatic debut 2004 at Paris Opéra-Bastille as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte conducted by Jiri Kout. During the following ten years she performed the role in many productions in Madrid, Zurich, at the Edinburgh Festival, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, in München and at Salzburg Festival under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Marc Minkowski, Claudio Abbado, Adam Fischer and 2014 again in Paris – this time under Philippe Jordan.

    As a concert singer and song recitalist she is guesting in all major concert halls and working with conductors such as Helmut Rilling, Riccardo Muti, Jeffrey Tate, Marc Minkowski, Ivor Bolten, René Jacobs, Christoph Poppen, Daniel Harding or Marek Janowski. Lately she performed Schumanns das Paradies und die Peri in Zürich, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem in London under Luisi, Haydns Schöpfung in Milan and Berlin as well as Bruckners Te Deum in Munich under Mehta or Dvorak’s Requiem under Philippe Herreweghe in Berlin.

    Several DVDs and cd recordings are proving her artistic variety.

    Born in Limburg, Julia Kleiter studied with William Workmann in Hamburg and with Klesie Kelly-Moog in Cologne.

    09/2019