Interview

Where do I come from
Strasbourg, France.
Why do I sing?
At the age of 10 I discovered Mozart’s operas and Italian opera and immediately tried to sing the parts. Impatient as I was, I started with the Contessa ...
And what do I like apart from singing?
Walking, swimming, cooking ... and my second passion besides music is cinematography: I am particularly interested in the American genre "Film noir" of the 1950s and 1960s.
My own personal musical highlight?
In 2019 there were two. the role of Margarita in the opera L'Ancêtre and the role of Thérèse in The Breasts of Tiresias
My motto?
Always think positively, always remain positive, every problem has a solution!

Biography

The soprano Milena Bischoff started with her studies in opera performance in 2010 at the Conservatoire de la musique et de la danse in Strasbourg/ France in the voice class of Mari Kobayashi, followed by her studies in the voice class of Silvana Torto.
Within the scope of her studies in Strasbourg, she performed in 2014 as one of the Three Servants in a production of „Aladin et la lampe merveilleuse” at the Opéra National du Rhin.
In 2014, she continued her studies in the voice class of KS Prof. Christiane Iven at the University for Music and Theater in Munich/ Germany and graduated in her degree as Bachelor of music.
Since winter semester 2018, she continues her studies in master degree (opera performance) at the Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich/ Germany.
In May 2015, she took over the vocal part in a project of „Gradus ad parnassum” by Bernd Redmann in co-operation with the Tanzakademie (Academy of Dance).
In 2017, she received the grant of the Deutsche Bühnenverein.
As an awardee of Live Music Now, she regularly performs in concerts, together with the pianist Chia Lun Hsu.
Within the scope of opera productions at the University of Music and Theater Munich, she performed as Barbarina in „Le Nozze di Figaro” in 2015, as Lucia in „The Rape of Lucretia” in 2016 and as Cleopatra in „Giulio Cesare” in 2017.
In 2018, she participated at the Opernakademie Bad Orb in the role of Aennchen in a production of „Der Freischütz”.

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MILENA BISCHOFF sings “Caro nome” by Giuseppe Verdi