Elissa HUBER Sopran
 
  BIOGRAPHIE  

 

In autumn 2016 Elissa Huber was awarded with the 3rd Prize in GERMAN NATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION (Bundeswettbewerb Gesang) as well as with the Prize of the German Theatre Association (Preis des Deutschen Bühnenvereins) for the best interpretation of a contemporary composition.

In September 2016 she made her debut at Teatro alla Scala di Milano as 1st DAME in "Die Zauberflöte" a production by Peter Stein under the musical direction of Adam Fischer. Before, she was a member of the Opera Studio Accademia della Scala, where she appeared as appeared as 1st DAME and Papagena in " The Enchanted Flute For Children" directed by Ulrich Peters. At the Teatro alla Scala she equally performed little roles, such as LA CHOUETTE in Ravel's "L'enfant et les sortileges"under the musical direction of Marc Minkowski and Laurent Pelly. .

Elissa Huber was born in Mosbach (Germany). Already at an early age, she came in contact with the music and theatre world. At first, she took private singing lessons with Anne McGuire in Freiburg and Breisgau. At the tender age of 16, she wan the 2nd Prize of the National Competition for young Artists JUGEND MUSIZIERT. In September 2006 Elissa started her musical studies with Celia Lombardi-Jeffreys at the Bavarian Theatre Academy August Everding in Munich. Moreover, she was Prize winner of the CULTURAL YOUTH Contest and was finalist at the Austrian Opera Competition MUT in Klagenfurt.

As a concert soloist she has appeared in venues at the Prinzregententheater or the Philharmonic at Gasteig Munich with the Munich Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra from the State Theatre Gärtnerplatz. In 2010 Elissa Huber made her stage debut at the German Theatre Munich in the musical "Rent" as MAUREEN JOHNSON. She also was ESTHER/DAISY in "Fletch" in Memmingen and ANITA in Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story"at the Munich Academy Theatre.

In November 2010 she was LA ROSA at the German premiere of "Sister Act" at the Hamburg Operetta House . In autumn 2011 she performed in Harry Kupfer's successful musical production "Elisabeth -The True Story of Sissi" the role of MADAME WOLF/ LUDOVIKA . In Zurich she sang the leading role in the musical "Ich war noch niemals in New York" under the musical direction of Pepe Lienhard.

After this musical experiences, Elissa meanwhile entirely changed to the classical soprano repertoire and now preparesher new repertoire.

Last December the soprano portrayed the role of MARIA CALLAS in the ballet-production "Callas" at the Bern Concert Theatre. In spring 2017 she is AGATHE in "Der Freischütz" at the Hildesheim Theatre.

In the season 2017/18 Elissa Huber makes her debut as DONNA ANNA in "Don Giovanni" and as MICHAELA in "Carmen" at the Bern Theatre and in the season 2018/19 she is the CZARDASFÜRSTIN at the Vienna Popular Opera.

 

 
 
 
KRITIKEN
 
Scala di Milano - The Enchanted Flute - 1st DAME
.. all 3 dames were vocally and actingly homogenous (al though the 1st dame Elissa Huber, whose voice is of a particularly beautiful quality, deserves special attention)...
Operaclick
Tagesspiegel- Udo Badelt - Review on the Final Concert of he National Singing Competition at the State Opera in the Schiller Theatre - November 2016
...But it was someone else who had deserved the grand Prize. As Louise in Charpentier's opera Elissa Huber was overwhelmingly veracious and simply wonderful. Because in Louise's aria "Depuis le jour" she truly seems to feel her joy over love. Because her heights constantly seem to keep flowing. Because her voice has a really impressive volume. And in her shining, long dress, she really looks great ...actually a 3rd place is not enough. Could it be, they only gave her the 3rd place, because she had already received the Prize for the best interpretation of a contemporary composition?... However, this Special Prize she absolutely deserves. She demonstrated so in 3 short, much too short songs from Aribert Reimann. The way Elissa Huber performs them: simply spectacular...
rbb Radiobeitrag Oliver Kranz 29.11.2016 Kritik Finalkonzert Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in der Staatsoper im Schillertheater am 28.11.2016