Ютта-Мария Бёнерт


The german Soprano Jutta Maria Böhnert studied singing at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart with KS Prof. Sylvia Geszty. Upon her debut with the Youth Opera Company of the Stuttgart State Theatre she was invited to join the Nürnberg State Theatre, where she sang Gretel, Olympia, Susanna and Gilda. While in Nürnberg she also gave guest performances at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, the Hannover State Theatre, the Gärtnerplatz Theatre in Munich and the State Opera Berlin. She then became a member of the State Theatre in Kassel, where her roles included Pamina and again Gilda. Jutta Maria Böhnert was nominated outstanding young singer of the year by the Swiss press in 2005 for her portrayal of Gilda in Vera Nemirova’s production of Rigoletto in Lucerne. At the Salzburger Landestheater she gave her debut as Juliette in Gounods Romeo et Juliette, at the Handel Festival in Halle she sang Ginevra in Ariodante and at the Handel Festival Göttingen she had an outstanding success as Cleofide, the female lead in Handels Poro and also as Nitocris in Belshazzar. Since 2004 she has been singing at the Bayreuth Wagner Festival.

Jutta Maria Böhnert has been regularly performing to great acclaim at the Stuttgart State Theatre, also at the Cologne Opera, the Schlosstheater Potsdam, the State Theater Wiesbaden and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. Her repertoire includes amongst others roles such as Agilea in Handels Teseo, Micaela in Bizets Carmen, Antonia in Offenbachs The Tales of Hoffmann, Euridice in Glucks Orfeo ed Euridice, Sophie in Strauss´ Der Rosenkavalier and Blanche de la Force in Poulencs` Dialogues des Carmélites. Furthermore she is performing the Mozart roles such as Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte and Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail.

Jutta Maria Böhnert works regularly with conductors like Pierre Boulez, Christian Thielemann, LotharZagrosek, Daniele Gatti, Konrad Junghänel, Adam Fischer, Claude Schnitzler, Michael Helmrath, Howard Arman, Laurence Equilbey, Helmuth Rilling, Sébastien Rouland and John Axelrod.
She is also much in demand as a concert soloist and appears regularly with the Choeur d`Accentus, the Cappella Amsterdam, the Dresdner Kreuzchor, the Rias Chamber Choir, the Windsbacher Boy`s Chorale, as well as orchestras such as the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, the Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Bamberg, the WDR Rundfunkorchester, the MDR Rundfunkorchester and the Orchestra of the Bayerischer Rundfunk. After an acclaimed song recital at the International Chamber Music Festival Nürnberg she has also appeared at London Wigmore Hall.


Frank Martin: Le Vin Herbé with the Rias Chaimber Choir and the Scharoun Ensemble; Conductor: Daniel Reuss (Harmonia Mundi) — Branghäne
W.A. Mozart: Requiem with the Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig; Conductor: Christoph Biller (Rondeau)
G.F. Händel: Poro, Handel Festival Göttingen; Conductor: Konrad Junghänel (NDR Kultur) — Cleofide
G.F. Händel: Teseo, State Theatre Stuttgart; Conductor: Konrad Junghänel (Carus) — Agilea