In 2013, Mirella Hagen gave her internationally acclaimed debut in the jubilee production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Bayreuth Festival under the direction of Kirill Petrenko. In addition, she sang Woglinde (Das Rheingold) under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle at Munich’s Herkulessaal, and this performance is now available as a live recording on CD. She appears at such venues as Opera Vlaanderen (Belgium), the Komische Oper Berlin, the Staatstheater Stuttgart and the Staatstheater Braunschweig. Mirella Hagen has performed in oratorios and song recitals at Stuttgart’s Bachwoche, the Europäisches Musikfest, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Beethovenfest Bonn, the Hugo-Wolf-Akademie Stuttgart, the Ljubljana Festival, and at Wagner’s Villa Wahnfried (Bayreuth). She frequently performs in concert with Helmuth Rilling, with whom she sang oratorios in South Korea, Milano, Moscow and St. Petersburg. Mirella Hagen studied in Karlsruhe with Christiane Hampe, in Stuttgart with Ulrike Sonntag, and also completed studies in song interpretation, graduating with highest honors under Cornelis Witthoefft. She was awarded the Thomas Wiese Scholarship and the Trude Eipperle-Riege Prize for her outstanding achievements as an interpreter of Lied. She was also inspired by Robert Holl, Helmut Deutsch, Ulf Bästlein, Charles Spencer, and Edith Mathis.
The Artist's Homepage: http://mirella-hagen.com
A Maiden´s Heart
Lieder by Richard Strauss, Ludwig Thuille and Hugo Wolf
Mirella Hagen, Soprano - Kerstin Mörk, Piano