Carola Höhn


The soprano Carola Höhn grew up in Erfurt and studied voice at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Weimar. She began her career in the theaters of Eisenach and Altenburg and, in 1987, moved to the Deutsche Staatsoper in Berlin, where she remains part of the ensemble. There she has performed a wide repertoire ranging from Gluck through Mozart, Strauss, Wagner, and Schreker to contemporary works. Höhn’s credits include the Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, the Teatro Real in Madrid, and La Scala in Milan, as well as in Munich, Paris, and Venice. She has worked with such conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Philippe Jordan, Kent Nagano, and Zubin Mehta and with directors like Nicolas Brieger, Peter Greenaway, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, and Harry Kupfer zusammen. In the 2013-14 season she will appear in a new production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Czar’s Bride, which will be seen in Berlin and Milan. Carola Höhn teaches at the Academy of Music in Rostock.

July 2013