Theresa Kronthaler was born in Germany and grew up in Rome. She first studied theatre studies in London before enrolling at the prestigious academy of music Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she completed her studies with Prof Renate Faltin and Julia Varady.
During those years, she participated successfully in many international singing competitions and made her debut at the Grand Théâtre in Geneva in the role of Prinz Orlowsky in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus shortly before graduating.
From 2009 to 2012 she was a member of the Ensemble at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf where she sang leading roles such as Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Sesto in Händel’s Giulio Cesare, Annio in La clemenza di Tito.
From 2012 to 2016, she was a firm member of the Komische Oper Berlin, starring among others as Nicklausse in Les Contes d´Hoffmann, Sylvia in Proserpina und Ottone, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Arsamenes in Händel’s Xerxes, Orestes in Die schöne Helena. In addition to her operatic career she performed as an actress in several well renowned theatres, such as Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, the Volksbühne Berlin and the Gorki Theater.
At the Oper Frankfurt, she sang as Sesto in Giulio Cesare and in 2015, she had her very successful debut as the title role in Carmen at Theater Bremen, where she returned in 2016 with her outstanding Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda.
She starred at the Theater an der Wien in 2015 in Bellini’s La straniera and in 2016 with the world premiere of Anno Schreier’s Hamlet as a critically acclaimed Ophelia. In 2017 she appeared as Margherite in La damnation de Faust at the Theater Bremen.
Theresa Kronthaler is a very passionate concert singer, with numerous appearances in recitals and festivals such as Kissinger Sommer and Dresdener Musikfestpiele. Theresa Kronthaler and her band Kronthaler signed a contract with Sony Classical in 2015.
Photo Tom Wagner