Biography of Früh Stefanie:
Stefanie Früh studied singing under Prof. Reri Grist and Prof. Rita Hirner-Lill at the Munich conservatory. She attended Prof. Hanns-Martin Schneidt’s oratorio class and Wolfram Rieger’s singing class. She finished her studies with a degree in concert singing in 1994. In the same year, she had several performances at the Munich Biennial of Contemporary Music, followed by the participation in the Münchener Singschul’ the year after. In 1996, she appeared as a solo singer at the Munich Bach Festival. Apart from numerous performances as a singer of songs and oratorios, she is devoting her time more and more to the singing of operas. She played, among others, Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Tisbe in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, and the title role in the première of Moritz Egger’s opera Luna. Früh is holder of a scholarship of the Menuhin Foundation Live Music Now and took part in courses with Ingeborg Danz, Ernst Häflinger, Ann Murray, and Jan-Hendrik Rootering. She also studied in Bloomington, Indiana, and Glyndebourne (GB).