© Kathrin Schafbauer
© Kathrin Schafbauer

Tahnee Niboro

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Soprano Tahnee Niboro has been a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera since the 2021/22 season, where she can be seen in roles such as Anna (Nabucco), Schleppträgerin in the new production Elektra, Taumännchen (Hänsel und Gretel), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro) and Marzelline (Fidelio). In the current season she was guest at the Semperoper Dresden as Barbarina and will return to the Hannover State Opera for Ben Frost’s opera The Murder of Halit Yozgat. With the same piece, Tahnee Niboro will also make her debut at the Holland Festival, as part of a guest engagement by the Hannover State Opera.


In the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons she was a member of the ensemble at Hannover State Opera, where she sang roles such as Gretel (Hänsel and Gretel), Papagena (The Magic Flute) and as soloist in Ben Frost’s opera The Murder of Halit Yozgat.


From 2017 to 2019 she was member of the Young Ensemble of the Semperoper Dresden. There she sang roles such as Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia), 1st Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), Juliette (Die tote Stadt), Princess (Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse) and could be seen in the new productions of Moses und Aron, Häuptling Abendwind, The Bartered Bride and Nabucco as well as in the German premiere of Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis. At the Salzburg Easter Festival she could be heard in the new production of Bruno Maderna’s Satyricon in the role of Criside.


The young soprano has already worked with conductors such as Alan Gilbert, Vladimir Jurowski, Alessandro de Marchi and Omer Meir Wellber. Her concert repertoire includes liturgical works such as Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah and Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Paulus and Lobgesang.


Tahnee Niboro was born in Baden-Württemberg and studied in Karlsruhe, Istanbul and Würzburg and is still being coached by Daniela Sindram. She received further inspiration from her work with Gregory Lamar and Brigitte Fassbaender. Already during her studies she appeared on stage in various productions. These include Musetta (La bohème) and Susanna in a concert performance of Le nozze di Figaro. She also appeared as Gretel at the Young Opera Schloss Weikersheim under the musical direction of Patrick Lange.


She is a prizewinner of the International Singing Competition of the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg 2017 and received a scholarship of the Richard-Wagner-Verband Würzburg-Unterfranken e.V. and the German scholarship.

March 2022 – For the most recent biography please contact Iris Jedamski