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