Elena Fink
 
Curriculum Vita

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Artistic Curriculum Vita

Versatile young coloratura soprano is the recipient of many prestigious Honors and Awards. With an extensive repertoire of more than 50 roles, Elena Fink was honored to be nominated in 2010 as "Opera Singer of the Year" in the state of NRW, Germany for her interpretation of the title role in W. Rihm's new opera Proserpina. ... Elena Fink masters the hair-raising cliffs in her role over four octaves with enormous sovereignty and an effortless vocal sound. ... Rheinische Post

Elena Fink has appeared in many diverse roles across Europe at major venues including the SEMPEROPER DRESDEN, TONHALLE ZÜRICH, GÄRTNERPLATZTHEATER MÜNCHEN, ALTE OPER FRANKFURT, STAATSOPER HAMBURG, KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN and the opera houses in Bonn, Wuppertal, Leipzig, Halle, Coburg, Dessau, and in Brussels, Antwerp and Luzern, amongst other venues. The Queen of the Night was one of her most notable roles.

After switching to a dramatic coloratura soprano in 2011 Elena Fink performed the role of Elettra in "Idomeneo" and thus opened up a new path of roles to add to her repertoire. ... Elena Fink's Elettra in Mozart's Idomeneo has international niveau. ... WDR3

She continued that way with Rosalinde/Fledermaus and Alcina/Haendel at the Luzern Theatre in 2014. As KONSTANZE (Abduction/W. A. Mozart) she gave her debut at Theater Rostock in October 2015 and in 2016 she also performed her debut in the role of Najade in Ariadne/R. Strauss at the famous German Opera on the Rhine for several performances. Then also followed the roll of KONSTANZE at the Opera House in DÜSSELDORF.
December 2018 the international performing soprano will be guest in JAPAN/NAGOYA for the 9th symphony of L. v. Beethoven. In the season 2017/18 she will sing her debut of Madame Fluth/Merry Wives at the Anhalt State Theatre in Dessau.

During the seasons 2015-17 she was performing Cunegonde (Candide/L. Bernstein) reinvited by Theater Rostock which she also sang at STATE OPERA HANNOVER.

Solo concert engagements in 2012/2013 abroad took her to Koupio/FINNLAND, Istanbul/TURKEY, and a return appearance at the AMUZ in Antwerp/BELGIUM. Her 2014/2015 season was highlighted by her debut at the Henry le Boeuf Hall in Brussels and at the renowned TONHALLE ZÜRICH. Due to her success, Ms. Fink was re-invited to perform again in February 2016 at the ALTE OPER FRANKFURT.

In addition to the classic opera and oratorio repertoire Elena Fink also performs in modern works such as Las Canciones/Daams, Macbeth/Sciarrino as well as Proserpina/W. Rihm, for which she was honored as OPERA SINGER OF THE YEAR 2010.

She is a sought-after concert singer who can be regularly heard at venues such as the Philharmonic Halls of BERLIN, COLOGNE, ESSEN and LUXEMBOURG, as well as the Alten Oper FRANKFURT and the Festival Hall of BADEN-BADEN.

Further to her Live Radio Concerts and CD productions with the main german radio stations SWR and WDR she has recorded with labels such as Deutsche Welle & Universal under conductors such as P. Falk, C. Meister, Hans-E. Zimmer, H. Max, S. Goetzel.

From 2001-2014 she has been engaged at the Wuppertal Opera as a soloist in residence. In 2008 she embarked on an extensive concert tour in JAPAN in addition to a much-lauded appearance at the Bach Festival in LEIPZIG.

Elena Fink is a native of Germany.


Avards & Honors

1995 First Award at the national competition "Jugend musiziert" 1995-1997 Scholarship for very talented young musicians at University of Music Karlsruhe 1995 Scholarship of the foundation Walter Kaminsky 1995 Scholarship of the County Baden-Württemberg 1996 Special Award of the academy of european music 1996 Special Award of radio "Deutsche Welle" 1999 Scholarship of society Richard Wagner 2000 Scholarship of young solists of Kölnische Rückversicherung and radio WDR 2004 Award of foundation Enno and Christa Springmann 2010 Honoring to "Opera Singer of the year 2010" in NRW


Repertoire Opera

Adele (Fledermaus, J. Strauß) Adina (L´elisier d´amour, G. Donizetti) Alcina (Alcina, G. F. Haendel) Ännchen (Der Freischütz, C. M. v. Weber) Ayshe (Ali Baba & die 40 Räuber, S. Ada) Blonde (Entführung aus dem Serail, W. A. Mozart) Cleopatra (Cleopatra & Caesar, C. H. Graun) Clorinda (La Cenerentola, G. Rossini) Coraline (Le Toreador, A. Adam) Christel (Vogelhändler, C. Zeller) Cunegonde (Candide, L. Bernstein) Cunegonde (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali, G. Donizetti) Despina (Cosi fan tutte, W. A. Mozart) Elettra (Idomeneo, W. A. Mozart) Elena (Der Barbier v. Barmen, G. Giménez) Eternità (La Calisto, F. Cavalli) Eurydice (Orpheus in der Unterwelt, J. Offenbach) Fiakermilli (Arabella, R. Strauss) Mrs. Fiorentino (Street Scene, K. Weill) Fiorilla (Türke in Italien, G. Rossini) Frasquitta (Carmen, J. Bizet) Genio (Orpheus in der Unterwelt, J. Haydn) Gilda (Rigoletto, G. Verdi) Gretel (Hänsel & Gretel, E. Humperdinck) Hodel (Anatevka, J. Bock) Julia de Weert (Der Vetter aus Dingsda, E. Künneke) Königin der Nacht (Zauberflöte, W. A. Mozart) Konstanze (Entführung aus dem Serail, W. A. Mozart) Lakmé (Lakmé, L. Delibes) Laodice (Siroe, G. F. Haendel) Lauretta (Gianni Scchicchi, G. Puccini) Lona (Glückliche Reise, E. Künnecke) Madame Eleonora (Prima la musica, poi le parole, A. Salieri) Madame Herz (Der Schauspieldirektor, W. A. Mozart) Marzelline (Fidelio, L. v. Beethoven) Mascha (Schokoladesoldat, O. Straus) Micaëla (Carmen, J. Bizet) Musetta (La Bohème, G. Puccini) Najade (Ariadne auf Naxos, R. Strauß) Norina (Don Pasquale, G. Donizetti) O Lia San (Victoria und Ihr Husar, P. Abraham) Olympia (Hoffmann´s Erzählungen, J. Offenbach) Oscar (Der Maskenball, G. Verdi) Primadonna (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali, G. Donizetti) Proserpina (Proserpina, J. M. Kraus) Proserpina (Proserpina, W. Rihm) Rosalinde (Fledermaus, J. Strauß) Rosetta (Il buon marito, G. A. Benda) Rosina (Barbier von Sevilla, G. Rossini) Sopran (Macbeth, S. Sciarrino) Susanna (Hochzeit des Figaro, W. A. Mozart) Tomiri (Iphigenie en Tauride, G. F. de Majo) Violetta (La Traviata, G. Verdi) Zaide (Zaide, W. A. Mozart) Zerlina (Don Giovanni, W. A. Mozart)


Repertoire Oratorium

J.S.Bach Johannes-Passion Kantaten (Jauchzet Gott, O du Heiden Heiland, Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten...) Magnificat D-Dur Matthäus-Passion Weihnachtsoratorium H. Berlioz Ordinarium missae, Messe solennelle A. Bruckner Messe Nr.3 in f-moll ("Große") M. A. Charpentier Te deum A. Dvorák Requiem Stabat mater G. Fauré Requiem op. 48 C. Fasch Missa Oratorium G. F. Haendel Brockes-Passion Messias Samson J. Haydn Heiligmesse Jahreszeiten Kleine Orgelmesse Messe in G Messe in B Nelson-Messe Missa brevis in F Schöpfung Theresienmesse J. N. Hummel Der Durchzug durchs Rote Meer G. Mahler Auferstehungssinfonie, 2. Symphonie F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdi Elias Paulus Vom Himmel hoch W. A. Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate Krönungsmesse Laudate dominum Messe c-Moll Missa Brevis Requiem Spatzenmesse C. Orff Carmina burana F. Poulenc Gloria Stabat mater F. Schubert G-Dur Messe R. Schumann Das Paradies und die Peri G. Ph. Telemann Lukas-Passion A. Vivaldi Gloria A. L. Webber Requiem V. Williams Sea Symphony


Repertoire Concert

A. Adam Bravour-Variationen L. Arditi Kusswalzer A. Alabieff Nachtigall H. R. Bishop Lo! Here the Gentle Lark R. Glière Konzert für Koloratursopran E. Grieg Solveig´s Lied W. A. Mozart Zahlreiche Konzert-Arien S. Rachmaninoff Vocalise op. 34 no. 14 F. Schubert Hirt auf dem Felsen J. Strauß Frühlingsstimmenwalzer