Gertrúd Wittinger


Gertrúd Wittinger
Opera singer

soprano

Education and training:
Bródy Imre High School, Ajka (1987-1991)
Ernő Dohnányi High School of Music, Veszprém; Béla Bartók High School of Music (1991-1993)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music (1993-1998) - opera department, teachers: Erika Sziklay, Ádám Medveczky, Balázs Kovalik (1996-1998)
Qualifications: singer, teacher of arts, opera singer
Hochshule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna - scholarship winner, later in the opera department, teachers: Ralf Döring, Reto Nickler, Dieter Paier (1998-2000)

Competitions:
Rolando Nicolesi Competitions, Taranto, Italy – first prize

Awards and distinctions:
Scholarship from the Wagner Society of Budapest (2007)

Professional work:
Wiener Staatsoper, Volksoper Wien - Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), First Lady (The Magic Flute), Helmwige (Die Walküre) (2000-2003)
Hungarian State Opera - Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), First Lady (The Magic Flute) (2004)
Csokonai Theatre, Debrecen - Elektra (2005)
Appearance with the Auris Company at Müpa Budapest, the Miskolc International Opera Festival and Kaposvár's Csiky Gergely Theatre - Der Freischütz, The Gypsy Baron (2005)
National Theatre of Szeged - Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Leonora (Il trovatore), Leonora (La forza del destino), Desdemona (Otello), Frau Fluth (The Merry Wives of Windsor), Michaela (Carmen), Angéle (The Count of Luxembourg) (2006-2009)
Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival - regular appearances (2007-)
Comedy Theatre of Budapest - First Lady (The Magic Flute) (2009-2010)
Opera de Bastille, Paris - Ortlinde (Die Walküre) (2010)
Müpa Budapest - Juli (Cataclysm), A woman of the people (Friedenstag) (2015)
Soloist in numerous oratorio performances in Hungary and abroad (since 1998)