Nina Stemme Awarded Bayerische Kammersängerin

By Francisco Salazar

On July 28, Nina Stemme was awarded the title of Bayerische Kammersängerin.

Following a performance of “Die Frau ohne Schatten” in Munich, General Director Serge Dorny gave the soprano the highest musical distinction in Bavaria.

Stemme has performed at the Bayerische Staatsoper over the years in such roles as Isolde, Elektra and Brunnhilde. She is one of the most sought-after dramatic sopranos of her generation having performed at the greatest opera houses in the world including the Metropolitan Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala, and the Royal Opera House.

Next season she is set to Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro San Carlo, San Francisco Opera, and Deustche Oper Berlin. She will also perform in Geneve and Toulouse.