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Biography

Elfie Höbarth was born in Vienna and studied singing at the Vienna Conservatory and at the Hochschule für Musik. She made her debut at the Vienna State Opera with the Queen of the Night and was soon in demand for the roles of Blonde, Adele, Sophie, Susanna, Tebaldo, Flowermaiden, Naiade, Zerbinetta and the Fiakermilli. She has appeared at the Scala in Milan as well as in all the major opera houses of Germany: Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Berlin, Komische Oper, Dresden, Leipzig, the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden, Essen, Cologne, Hamburg, Hanover and the Bayreuth Festival.

Some of her premières:
Die Zauberflöte
Nancy (Andrei Serban)
Die Zauberflöte
Hamburg (Achim Freyer, Christoph v.Dohnányi)
Amadis de Gaule (J.C.Bach)
Hamburg (Marco Arturo Marelli, Hellmuth Rilling)
Der Rosenkavalier
Düsseldorf (Otto Schenk)
Die Fledermaus
Düsseldorf (Otto Schenk)
Hoffmanns Erzählungen
Bern (Edgar Kelling, Peter Maag)
Der Rosenkavalier
Bern (Günter Roth, Peter Maag)
L'elisir d'amore
Gärtnerplatztheater (Christine Mielitz, Reinhard Schwarz)

Miss Höbarth has sung many concerts in Europe, the USA and Asia.

She has sung in many radio productions of opera and concert literature produced by the major radio stations in Austria, Germany, Belgium and Italy.

Her conductors: Karl Böhm, Georg Solti, Carlos Kleiber, Heinrich Hollreiser, Horst Stein, James Levine, Christoph v. Dohnányi, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Ferdinand Leitner, Silvio Varviso, Gustav Kuhn, Berislav Klobucar, Alberto Erede, Michael Gielen, Andrew Davis, Dennis Russell Davies, Helmuth Rilling, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Bernhard Klee, Theodor Guschlbauer, John Pritchard, Heinz Fricke, Ernst Märzendorfer, Manfred Honeck and many others.


Records and CD's

Mozart
The Complete Concert Arias with Gruberova, Te Kanawa,
Berganza, Laki, Winbergh,
Fischer-Dieskau, Corena
György Fischer
Decca
5 CD' s
Strauss Arabella Varady, Fischer-Dieskau Wolfgang Sawallisch EMI
Lehár Der Zarewitsch Popp, Kollo, Orth Heinz Wallberg Ariola
Donizetti L'elisir d'amore Popp, Dvorsky, Weikl, Nesterenko Heinz Wallberg Ariola
Bach, J.C. Amadis des Gaules Büchner, Donath, Raftery Hellmuth Rilling Hänssler
Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Gruberova, Faßbinder Sir Georg Solti Unitel
Lehár Der Rastelbinder (The Tinker) Dallapozza, Papouschek, Zednik Hans Graf CPO
Strauß Prinz Methusalem Ryan, Widholz, Föttinger, Faltus Margit Fussi  

Repertoire

Oper Konzert
Königin der Nacht
Zerbinetta
Susanna
Fiakermilli
Adina
Konstanze
Blonde
Sophie
Adele
Olympia
Najade
Rossignol
Flowermaiden (Parsifal)
Dew Fairy (Hänsel & Gretel)
Coryphée (Amadis de Gaule)
Bach: Passions, Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, Missa in C, Christus am Ölberg Brahms: Requiem
Bruckner: Te Deum
Fauré: Requiem
Händel: Messiah, Dixit Domine
Haydn: Masses
Mendelssohn: Elijah, Paul
Mozart: C-Moll Mass, Coronation Mass, Requiem, Davidde penitente, Messen Martin: Golgotha
Orff: Carmina Burana
Poulenc: Stabat Mater
Schmidt: The Book with Seven Seals
Schubert: Masses
Weber: Mass in E Flat

Elfie Höbarth at home

Favorite Animal: Cat
Horoscope: Taurus
Chinese Horoscope: Cat (Rabbit)
Food: Anything with potatoes, stuffed green peppers, Asian food
Music: Anything that's not loud or nerve-racking
Actors: Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Hans Moser, Theo Lingen, O. W. Fischer and all the Parylas
Vacation: At home
Author: Eugen Roth
TV: Science Fiction
Three things to take to a deserted island: three cats


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8240 Friedberg
Austria


last updated November 13, 2020