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Manuela Uhl

– World management –

Soprano Manuela Uhl studied in Salzburg, Zurich and Freiburg and was started her carrer as a member oft he ensemble at the opera houses in Kiel and Karlsruhe, later at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.


Since 2011, the singer has been freelancing internationally and is now one of the most sought-after interpreters of the works of Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner, as well as operas of the late Romantic era and classical modernism, such as Korngold, Schreker, Dukas, Hindemith and Zemlinsky.


Her interpretations of the great soprano roles such as Kaiserin, Salome, Marschallin, Chrysothemis, Danae and Daphne by Richard Strauss and Senta, Elisabeth, Venus, Elsa, Sieglinde, Isabella and Irene by Richard Wagner have been celebrated at major opera houses such as Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, New National Theatre Tokyo, Teatro San Carlo Napoli, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Real Madrid, Royal Opera Copenhagen, Opera Hong Kong, Opera Beijing, State Opera Budapest, Theater an der Wien, National Opera & Ballet in Amsterdam, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Bavarian State Opera Munich, Semperoper in Dresden, State Opera Hamburg, Finnish National Opera, Opéra de Nice, Teatro Maestranza Seviglia, Opéra de Montpellier, Opera in Taipei, Teatro Massimo Palermo, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Oper Frankfurt, Maifestspiele Wiesbaden and others.


In the current season she made her acclaimed debut as Färberin in Jens-Daniel Herzog’s new production of Richard Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten under the baton of Joana Mallwitz. At the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Manuela Uhl will make her debut as Brünnhilde in the upcoming 2023/24 season and will also appear in the Ring cycle at the 2024 International May Festival.


Concerts have taken Manuela Uhl to Tokyo, Los Angeles, Caracas, Milan, Rome, Brno, Munich, Madrid, Düsseldorf, Warsaw, Beijing, Nanjing and many other music centers.


Manuela Uhl regularly works with important conductors such as Christian Thielemann, Riccardo Chailly, Donald Runnicles, Antonio Pappano, Gustavo Dudamel, Kent Nagano, Semyon Bychkov, Myung-Whun Chung, Lorin Maazel, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Marek Janowski, Sebastian Weigle, Pinchas Steinberg, Stefan Soltesz, Bertrand de Billy, Jonathan Nott, Adam Fischer, Alexander Liebreich, Juraj Valčuha, Michael Boder, Alejo Pérez, Dimitri Jurowski, Peter Schneider, Simon Rattle, Jesús Lopéz Cobos and others. among others.


Numerous CDs and DVDs have been released with Manuela Uhl in recent years.

May 2023 – For the most recent biography, please contact Nicola Kamphausen