Following major successes at the Vienna State Opera and Bavarian State Opera, soprano Vera-Lotte Boecker is fast establishing herself as one of the most exciting singer-performers of her generation. Renowned for her interpretation of repertoire ranging from grand opera through to operetta and the contemporary. Boecker was named OpernWelt Sängerin de Jahres 2022.
Vera-Lotte Boecker was an ensemble member of the Vienna State Opera from 2020 to 2022, and continues her collaboration this season with Calixto Bieto’s staging of Das klagende Lied conducted by Lorenzo Viotti, as the Daughter in Hindemith Cardillac, as Sophie Der Rosenkavalier conducted Philippe Jordan, and as Adele in Otto Schenk’s timeless production of Die Fledermaus, conducted by Simone Young. Elsewhere this season, Boecker will make a number of significant role debuts, including the title role in Strauss Daphne in a Romeo Castellucci production for the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin conducted by Thomas Guggeis, and the title role in Lulu for the Vienna Festival.
Recent highlights include the role of Nadja in the premier of Haas Bluthaus at the Bavarian State Opera directed by Claus Guth and conducted by Titus Engel, and Fusako Kuroda in Henze Das verratene Meer at the Vienna State Opera, which was also released on DVD. Previously she has performed La Princesse Eudoxie La Juive for the Bavarian State Opera, Gilda Rigoletto, Nanetta Falstaff and Adele for the Vienna State Opera, Agnès Written on Skin for the Bolshoi Theater, Autonoe The Bassarids for the Salzburg Festival and Natalie Der Prinz von Homburg in Stuttgart. Her many roles for the Komische Oper Berlin have included Donna Anna Don Giovanni, Pamina Die Zauberflöte and Violetta La traviata.
In concert, Boecker has performed at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Cologne Philharmonie, Dresden Palace of Culture, Stuttgart Philharmonie and Vienna Musikverein. Forthcoming appearances include Aribert Reimann Mignon with the Vogler Quartet at the Konzerthaus Berlin, and the Lulu Suite in Manchester.
'Vera-Lotte Boecker as Micaëla is a shining light. With her richly coloured soprano, she sings her aria in a heartfelt, beautiful manner.'
'Vera-Lotte Boecker can shine and bloom as a first-class Sophie with her lyrical soprano voice, clear as a bell and technically confident up to stratospheric heights.'