Scene from „Andrea Chenier“ by Umberto Giordano:
Roswitha Christina Müller as La Contessa di Coigny
Roswitha-Christina Müller‘s next engagements at the Zurich Opera House will be; In the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons the Alisa in ” Lucia di Lammermoor” and in the season 2022/23 the Queen of Hearts in the world premiere ” Alice in Wonderland” by Pierangelo Valtinoni.
The Munich-born mezzo-soprano finished her education in 1995 after studying at the Munich University of Music and the Mozarteum University Salzburg with distinction and was honoured with the “Honorary Prize” of the Federal Ministry of Culture in Vienna. At a young age, she completed an eight years classical ballet training. As part of the Salzburg Cultural Days, she made her stage debut and from 1995 to 2001 she was a permanent member of the ensemble at the Landestheater Salzburg as well as a guest at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt. From 2000 she has made guest appearances at the State theatre Saarbrücken, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, the Czech National Theatre Prague, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf/Duisburg, the State opera house Hamburg and the Opera Zuid in Maastricht. She had outstanding success with roles such as Edoardo in “Matilde di Shabran” at the Rossinifestival Bad Wildbad, with Charlotte in “Werther”, with the fox in “Schlaues Füchslein”, with Herodias in “Salome”, as well as for the first time with Wellgunde, Siegrune and 2.Norne in the Lübecker Ring. In 2011 Roswitha-Christina Müller moved into the dramatic field and became an ensemble member at the Staatstheater Nuremberg in 2012. Her repertoire expanded with Judith in “Bluebaerd‘s castle”, Foreign Duchess in “Rusalka”, Carmen, Marguerite in “Damnation de Faust”, Herodias, Adelaide, Witch, Countess in “Pique Dame”. Among the most important roles of Roswitha-Christina Müller are R.Wagner’s Brangäne, Fricka, Waltraute, G.Verdi’s Amneris, Princess Eboli and Azucena, especially by H.Berlioz Marguerite in “Damnation de Faust” and Cassandre in “Les Troyens”. She has given concerts at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg, the Gewandhaus Leipzig, the Herkulessaal Munich,the Rheingau Music Festival Wiesbaden and last in the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam. She has made repeated appearances at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, at the Hamburg and Hanover State Operas, at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf at the State theatre Karlsruhe, Oper Köln, Deutsche Oper Berlin, at the Teatro Comunale di Modena and Ferrara, at the Grand Theatre de Geneve, National Theater Taipei and National Taichung Theater Taiwan.Roswitha-Christina Müller, under the patronity of Kirill Petrenko, Kent Nagano, Shao-Chia Lü, John Fiore, Alexander Joel, Anthony Hermus, Axel Kober, Stefan Soltesz, Markus Bosch, Gabor Kali, Francesco Corti, Michael Güttler, Konstantin Trinks, Justin Brown, Jaap van Zweeden and with directors such as Christoph Loy, Andreas Kriegenburg, Calixto Bieito, Renaud Doucet, Anthony Pilavacchi, Dieter Kaegi, Nadja Loschky and Esteban Munoz of ” Fura dels Baus“.