Ida Aldrian © Christoph Ziegler
Ida Aldrian © Christoph Ziegler
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Ida Aldrian

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BIOGRAPHY

Ida Aldrian was born in Bruck an der Mur (Austria). She attended the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and studied under Leopold Spitzer, Karlheinz Hanser and KS Marjana Lipovšek. She also took part in master classes under Ann Murray, Bernarda Fink, Reri Grist, Peter Kooij, Andrew Watts, Thomas Hampson, Wicus Slabbert, Alan Titus, and Brigitte Fassbaender.

After having appeared in various productions of the International Opera Studio of the Hamburg State Opera, Ida Aldrian was subsequently part of the ensemble of the Staatstheater Nürnberg where she sang various roles including Penelope (Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria), Idamante (Idomeneo), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Isabella (L'italiana in Algeri), Adalgisa (Norma), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Mercédès (Carmen), Prinz Orlowsky (Die Fledermaus) and Maddalena (Rigoletto).

In addition, Ida Aldrian gave her house debut at the Berlin State Opera as Third Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. During the season 2018/2019 she took over the role of Dorabella at very short notice in Herbert Fritsch’s new production of Così fan tutte at the Hamburg State Opera, whose ensemble she has joined shortly after and where during the current season she will appear as Mercédès (Carmen), Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Meg Page (Falstaff), Suora Infermiera (Suor Angelica) and La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi). As Mozart’s Third Lady, Ida will also give her house debut with the Zürich Opera House.

A passionate artist also on the concert stage, Ida Aldrian has so far worked with several European ensembles and orchestras such as Concentus Musicus Wien, L’Orfeo Barockorchester, Orchester Wiener Akademie, the Haydn and Minetti Quartet, Bach Consort Wien, Capella Leopoldina, Neue Hofkapelle Graz, Barucco, the Norwegian ensemble Barokksolistene and the French Ensemble Pygmalion.

Important highlights of her concert activities so far have been a New Year's Eve matinee with the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano and a concert tour of the Balthasar Neumann Choir & Ensemble led by Thomas Hengelbrock. Ida further performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Simone Young in Hamburg and Mozart’s Requiem under Pablo Heras-Casado in Salzburg. She appeared at the Styriarte Festival with Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and sang in Telemann’s Miriways at the Brucknerfest Linz, being also a Singer in Residence at the Trigonale and Osterklang Festival.

Further engagements saw her appearing at the Wiener Konzerthaus with Schumann's Requiem for Mignon under Cornelius Meister, at the Vienna Musikverein in Bach's St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion, in Bach’s Mass in B minor led by Martin Haselböck as well as in Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's A Midsummer Night's Dream under Fabio Luisi and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. At the festival Internationale Barocktage Stift Melk she took part in Handel's oratorio Israel in Egypt under the baton of Christopher Moulds, at the Attergauer Kultursommer, the Donaufestwochen in Strudengau and the Festival Musica Sacra in St. Pölten as appeared as soloist in Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's oratorio Elijah. Together with the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra under its principal conductor Simon Gaudenz, Ida made her debut as a soloist in Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony. As part of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen in historical performance practice, she took over the part of Wellgunde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold in two concert performances with Concerto Köln conducted by Kent Nagano.

Ida Aldrian dedicates herself with great passion also to the Lied genre, having so far appeared at the Vienna Musikverein and the Musikverein für Steiermark in Graz, at the Ocean Sun Festival and the Staatstheater Nurnberg along with Helmut Deutsch, with whom she gave further recitals at Antwerp’s deSingel, the Deutschlandsberger Klavierfrühling and the Lied festival “Der Zwerg” in Sindelfingen. In autumn 2019, she took part in a gala recital at Schloss Walpersdorf in Lower Austria together with Konstantin Krimmel and Helmut Deutsch, followed by an ensemble recital with the tenor Jan Petryka at Musikverein Regensburg.

At the Handel Festival Halle 2022 Ida Aldrian debuted in the title role of Handel’s Ariodante with the Lautten Compagney Berlin conducted by Wolfgang Katschner.

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DISCOGRAPHY

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Georg Philipp Telemann: Miriways
Ida Aldrian, Markus Volpert, Ulrike Hofbauer, Julie Martin du Theil, Gabriele Hierdeis, Stefan Zenkl, Susanne Drexl, Ilja Werger
L’Orfeo Barockorchester
Conductor: Michi Gaigg
Label: CPO | 2014

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Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly
DVD
Alexia Voulgaridou, Cristina Damian, Teodor Ilincai, Lauri Vasar, Ida Aldrian, Jürgen Sacher, Viktor Rud, Jongmin Park, Thomas Florio
Philharmoniker Hamburg | Chorus of the Staatsoper Hamburg
Conductor: Alexander Joel
Director: Vincent Boussard
Label: Arthaus Musik | 2014

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Joseph Haydn: Out of Hainburg
Works by Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Joseph Haydn, Johann Joesp Fux, Michael Haydn, Johann Georg Reutter
Barbara Fink, Ida Aldrian, Daniel Johannsen, Klemens Sander
Dolce Risonanza
Conductor: Florian Wieninger
Label: Gramola | 2012

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VIDEOS

CALENDAR

Georges Bizet: Carmen

Tomislav Mužek, Don José
Kostas Smoriginas, Escamillo
Jürgen Sacher, Remendado
Nicholas Mogg, Dancaïro
Zuniga, Hubert Kowalczyk
Blake Denson, Moralès
Maria Kataeva, Carmen
Elbenita Kajtazi, Micaëla
Katrina Galka, Frasquita
Ida Aldrian, Mercédès

Yoel Gamzou, musical direction
Herbert Fritsch, production and stage
José Luna, costumes
Carsten Sander, lighting
Sabrina Zwach, dramaturgy
Christian Günther, choir
Luiz de Godoy, children's and youth choir

Alsterspatzen – Kinder- und Jugendchor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

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Georges Bizet: Carmen

Tomislav Mužek, Don José
Kostas Smoriginas, Escamillo
Jürgen Sacher, Remendado
Nicholas Mogg, Dancaïro
Zuniga, Hubert Kowalczyk
Blake Denson, Moralès
Maria Kataeva, Carmen
Elbenita Kajtazi, Micaëla
Katrina Galka, Frasquita
Ida Aldrian, Mercédès

Yoel Gamzou, musical direction
Herbert Fritsch, production and stage
José Luna, costumes
Carsten Sander, lighting
Sabrina Zwach, dramaturgy
Christian Günther, choir
Luiz de Godoy, children's and youth choir

Alsterspatzen – Kinder- und Jugendchor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Georges Bizet: Carmen

Tomislav Mužek, Don José
Kostas Smoriginas, Escamillo
Jürgen Sacher, Remendado
Nicholas Mogg, Dancaïro
Zuniga, Hubert Kowalczyk
Blake Denson, Moralès
Maria Kataeva, Carmen
Elbenita Kajtazi, Micaëla
Katrina Galka, Frasquita
Ida Aldrian, Mercédès

Yoel Gamzou, musical direction
Herbert Fritsch, production and stage
José Luna, costumes
Carsten Sander, lighting
Sabrina Zwach, dramaturgy
Christian Günther, choir
Luiz de Godoy, children's and youth choir

Alsterspatzen – Kinder- und Jugendchor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Georges Bizet: Carmen

Tomislav Mužek, Don José
Kostas Smoriginas, Escamillo
Jürgen Sacher, Remendado
Nicholas Mogg, Dancaïro
Zuniga, Hubert Kowalczyk
Blake Denson, Moralès
Maria Kataeva, Carmen
Elbenita Kajtazi, Micaëla
Katrina Galka, Frasquita
Ida Aldrian, Mercédès

Yoel Gamzou, musical direction
Herbert Fritsch, production and stage
José Luna, costumes
Carsten Sander, lighting
Sabrina Zwach, dramaturgy
Christian Günther, choir
Luiz de Godoy, children's and youth choir

Alsterspatzen – Kinder- und Jugendchor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

David Minseok Kang, Sarastro
Oleksiy Palchykov, Tamino
Nikola Hillebrand, Pamina
Chao Deng, Sprecher
Seungwoo Simon Yang, Priester
Julia Sitkovetsky, Königin der Nacht
Gemma Summerfield, Erste Dame
Kady Evanyshyn, Zweite Dame
Ida Aldrian, Dritte Dame
Blake Denson, Papageno
Peter Galliard, Monostatos
Yeonjoo Katharina Jang, Papagena
Daniel Kluge, Erster Geharnischter
Hubert Kowalczyk, Zweiter Geharnischter

Volker Krafft, musical direction
Jette Steckel. director
Florian Lösche, stage design
Pauline Hüners, costume design
Johannes Blum, Carl Hegemann, dramaturgy
EINS[23].TV (Alexander Bunge), video
Paulus Vogt, lighting design
Christian Günther, chorus master

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Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper

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