Interview

Where do I come from
Part of me comes from the Georgian capital Tbilisi and the other from Kehl on the Rhine, which is adjacent to Strasbourg.
Why do I sing?
Because it is without question the most beautiful, purest, and most complete form of expression.
And what do I like apart from singing?
Everything that is fun, challenging, or enriching me!
My own personal musical highlight?
My role debut as "Stars Otis" in the opera "Das Gespenst von Canterville", a production of the Kammeroper München.
My motto?
Who dares nothing, wins nothing.

Biography

Elisabeth Freyhoff was born in Tbilisi (Georgia) in 1999, before moving to Kehl am Rhein with her family in 2003. The young soprano attended a Franco-German class during her time at school and is now fluent in five languages (Georgian, German, French, English, and Spanish).

Her interest in music and poetry developed at a young age. She sang in various choirs and also attended ballet lessons. The young soprano had her first vocal lessons with Claudia Ullmann, who discovered the potential of her voice.

Between 2012 and 2014 Elisabeth Freyhoff won several prizes at the competition ‘Jugend Musiziert’ at the regional, state and national levels in the categories ‘art song (duet)’, ‘vocal ensemble’ and ‘vocals (solo)’.

Starting in 2016 Elisabeth Freyhoff spent two semesters studying at the Hochschule für Musik under Prof. Angela Nick. Since the winter semester 2017, she has been studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich, where she is doing her Bachelor’s in singing in the class of Prof. Christiane Iven.

The highlights of her musical career to date have been her participation in ‘liminal space’, an operatic production by the university as part of the Munich Biennale 2018, and concerts with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and the Bremer Philharmoniker.

In 2019 she was involved in the MelosLogos festival in Weimar and in a matinee recital in the Château de Pourtalès in Strasbourg. She can currently be heard in the current production of the comic opera ‘The Canterville Ghost’ at the Kammeroper München in the role of Stars Otis.

Information about Elisabeth:

Matinee in Strasbourg’s Château de Pourtalès, which has had some illustrious guests, such as Franz Liszt, Albert Schweitzer, and Léon Bakst as well as Ludwig II of Bavaria, Klemens von Metternich and many more.

She debuted the role of Stars Otis in the comic opera ‘The Canterville Ghost’ after the eponymous short story by Oscar Wilde in a production by the Kammeroper München.

Dominik Wilgenbus composed the libretto and is the director.

The music comes from arrangements by Alexander Krampe after compositions by Gershwin, Dowland, Fauré, Purcell, etc.

Johanna Soller is the musical director.

Musical accompaniment at the award ceremony for Antje Kunstmann in the old Rathaussaal.

Participation in the MelosLogos festival in Weimar in 2019.

Media

ELISABETH FREYHOFF sings from op. 48 “6 Lieder” von E. Grieg

ELISABETH FREYHOFF sings “Vedrai carino” by W.A. Mozart