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Stephanie Friede

Singer Biography

Stephanie Friede, one of the most in demand international sopranos, was born in New York City and is a graduate of Julliard and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.​

Important appearances during the last years include: "Minnie" in Puccini's LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, e.g. at the New National Theatre, Tokyo, the New York City Opera, at the VlaamseOpera, Antwerpen, at the Zurich Opera and at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Stephanie Friede has appeared regularly at the Zurich Opera e.g. as "Minneleide" in Pfitzner's ROSE VOM LIEBESGARTEN, in the title role of Strauss' SALOME (under Valery Gergiev) "Sieglinde" in DIE WALKÜRE and "Brünnhilde" in SIEGFRIED (Franz Welser-Möst / Robert Wilson), and at Oper

Graz the title role of Strauss’ ELEKTRA. She sang the role of "Die Färberin" in Strauss' DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN, e.g. at the Vlaamse Opera, Oper Graz and at the New National Theatre, Tokyo. She sang the title-role in LADY MACBETH VON MZENSK at the New National Theatre, Tokyo, "Foreign Princess" in RUSALKA at La Monnaie, de Munt, Bruxelles, “Elisabeth” in TANNHÄUSER at the Eutiner Festspiele as well as “Venus” in TANNHÄUSER at the Bayreuther Festspiele.

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