Biography

 

The soprano Annika Egert studied singing at the Lübeck University of Music with Iris Vermillion and Prof. Manuela Uhl. She is currently in the vocal care of Burkhard Fritz. 

In her younger years she sang in the Bavarian State Youth Choir and was a member of the Singing Academy of the Bavarian State Youth Choir, which promotes talented young singers. 

Previous Engagements have taken her to the Kurhaus Wiesbaden, the Sendesaal Bremen, the Landestheater Detmold, Theater Winterthur (Switzerland), Theatro del Libertador San Martin (Argentina) and the Bulgaria Hall Sofia (Bulgaria). There she worked with 

There she worked with Conductors like Donald Runnicles, Jonathan Nott, Joseph Bastian, Ulrich Windfuhr and Dario Salvi.

In 2021 she sang for the first time the soprano part in Mahler's 2nd Symphony (Resurrection Symphony) alongside Iris Vermillion under the baton of Luiz de Godoy. 

In January 2020 Annika Egert sang the part of "Freda" in the operetta "Waldmeister" by J. Strauss in Sofia (Bulgaria) in a CD recording for the record label NAXOS. This recording took place with the Sofia Philharmonics conducted by Maestro Dario Salvi. The CD was released in September 2021. 

The recording "Waldmeister" was nominated for the ICMA Award (International Classical Music Award) in the category "Premiere Recordings". 

Furthermore, she was in the 2020/21 season as Marcellina in W.A. Mozart's “Le nozze di Figaro”, to be heard under Prof. Ulrich Windfuhr.

Also in the season 20/21 she could be heard as Pamina/Papagena in a double role in "The Magic Flute for Children". 

Im September 2022 eröffnete Sie die Stralsunder Orgeltage, mit Werken von Mendelssohn, unter der Leitung von Matthias Pech und dem Orchester des Theater Vorpommerns.

Annika Egert won the prize for the best recording of F. Ming's Rilke songs at the 2nd accompaMe competition. 

In 2022 she received a scholarship from the German Johann Strauss Society. 

Coming up: 

Another CD recording for NAXOS takes you back to Sofia in the 22/23 season in the role of Toffana from the operetta "Indigo and the Forty Thieves" by Johann Strauss. 

Further concerts will follow in Hamburg in early 2023 with the Hamburger Kammersolisten consisting of soloists from the Hamburg Symphony and Philharmonic.