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WIEBKE HOOGKLIMMER, CONTRALTO

WIEBKE HOOGKLIMMER, CONTRALTO

WIEBKE HOOGKLIMMER, CONTRALTO


Wiebke Hoogklimmer was born in Hannover, Germany, and began her musical education at the age of eight as a member of the "Mädchenchor Hannover". She continued her education at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, where she studied opera direction on the course initiated by Prof. August Everding and Prof. Goetz Friedrich, and graduated with distinction. Wiebke Hoogklimmer have worked as assistant director, stage manager, and substitute in the artistic management office at the Niedersaechsischen Staatsoper Hannover Read more on Last.fm
Wiebke Hoogklimmer was born in Hannover, Germany, and began her musical education at the age of eight as a member of the "Mädchenchor Hannover". She continued her education at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, where she studied opera direction on the course initiated by Prof. August Everding and Prof. Goetz Friedrich, and graduated with distinction. Wiebke Hoogklimmer have worked as assistant director, stage manager, and substitute in the artistic management office at the Niedersaechsischen Staatsoper Hannover, the Staatsoper Hamburg, the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the International Summer Course at Schloss Weikersheim.

During this time she worked with the following directors and stage designers: Guenter Roth, Stephan Mettin, Martin Rupprecht, Hans-Peter Lehmann, John Cox, John Dew, Erhard Fischer, Herbert Wernicke, Goetz Friedrich, Andreas Reinhardt. After finishing her studies Wiebke Hoogklimmer started private vocal tuition with Elisabeth Umierski (Berlin) and continued with Prof. Annie Schoonus (Hamburg University of Music and Theatre) and with KS Christiane Bach-Roehr (Komische Oper Berlin). In 1988 to 1991 Wiebke Hoogklimmer sang with the RIAS Chamber Choir and had her first solo stage appearance in the role of Arnalta in Monteverdi's "Coronation of Poppea" at the Junges Theater Goettingen. She went on to sing the parts of both the king and queen in Toovey's "Ubu" at the Opera Stabile of the Staatsoper Hamburg and then the parts of the Third Lady in Mozart's "Magic Flute" and Orfeo in Gluck's "Orfeo ed Euridice". 2009 she sang the part of the Geneviève in Debussy's "Pelléas et Mélisande" at the Opera Stabile of the Staatsoper Hamburg. Wiebke Hoogklimmer mainly work as a solo Contralto, giving concerts and recitals.

Her repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music. She equally enjoy singing well known and lesser known and unusual works. Since 1998 Wiebke Hoogklimmer has been working together with the pianist Prof. Patrick Walliser. So far they have performed recitals with songs by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Luise Adolpha Le Beau, Clara and Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hugo Wolf, Arthur Honegger, Alban Berg, C.

René Hirschfeld, Gustav Mahler and Lili Boulanger. In 2003 the CD "Clairières dans le ciel" was published with the so named song cycle by Lili Boulanger - transposed for contralto - and with selected songs by Schubert and Mahler, and at the piano Patrick Walliser. The Label is THOROFON (order-nr. CTH 2477). 2006 the CD "Franz Schubert: Winterreise" was released with a live recording of a Lieder Recital (on the Piano again Patrick Walliser) with her own Label. In 2011 the CD "Kinderlieder - Album1 - Volkslieder: Kinderheit - Gedächtnis - Gefühl - Alter - Identität / Volkslieder als Therapie bei Demenzerkrankungen (Alzheimer)" was released with her own Label. More informations on the website www.volksliedsammlung.com. In addition, during the last years Wiebke Hoogklimmer worked as assistent producer, assistant director and script supervisor in various film productions.

Most of these films had their world premières at the Berlin International Film Festival - Berlinale. Wiebke Hoogklimmer is living in Berlin since 1985. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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