Verena Kronbichler

mezzo-soprano

Steckbrief

Where do I come from?

From the beautiful South Tyrol

Why do I sing?

Because I've always sung since I was a child and it's just the most beautiful form of expression.

And what do I like apart from singing?

Going to the mountains, cycling, yoga, baking, yodelling.

My own personal musical highlight?

The role of Rosina in Rossini's opera “Il barbiere di Siviglia, my first leading role in the Schönbrunn Palace Theater in Vienna.

My motto?

You make your own luck.

Biography

Verena Kronbichler was born in Bruneck in South Tyrol. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in voice and her studies in vocal pedagogy in 2021 at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with KS Krassimira Stoyanova. Since October 2021, she has been studying in the Master’s program concert singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich in the class of KS Prof. Christiane Iven.

Verena Kronbichler was a finalist in the opera category of the international Osaka Music Competition in Japan.

Since the season 2022/23 Verena Kronbichler is a member of the Opera Studio of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Her roles here will include Alisa (Donizetti „Lucia di Lammermoor“), Laudine’s Heart (Eggert „Iwein Löwenritter“), Sandmännchen (Humperdinck „Hänsel und Gretel“), Kate Pinkerton (Puccini „Madama Butterfly“), A Young Babylonian (Massenet „Hérodiade“) as well as in the concert „Weinachten mit Freunden“. She will also perform songs by Brahms and Dvorák with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra in a matinee at the Opera House.

She sang the role of the 2nd Lady in Mozart’s Magic Flute at the Schönbrunn Palace Theater in Vienna and the role of Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the Cultural Center in Eisenstadt. She also appeared as Hänsel in a children’s version of Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel and performed as vocal soloist at the Christmas benefit concert of the Friends of the Vienna State Opera. In 2020 she sang the role of Rosina in Rossini’s opera Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Schlosstheater and in October 2021 she performed for the first time in the Schubert Hall of the Vienna Konzerthaus at the opening concert „Voices of Light“.

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