Yvonne_Prentki_1_300dpiYvonne’s musical education started with piano lessons at the age of 7, and later she began classical singing training at 14 years with Anja Paulus. She studied opera singing and pedagogics of singing at the Higher School of Music, Theatre and Media in Hannover, under the tuition of Prof. Gudrun Pelker. Yvonne has been Academist with the RIAS Chamber Choir in Berlin.

She participated in Masterclasses with Jagna Sokorska-Kwika, Krisztina Laki, Peter Berne, Roman Trekel, Roberto Accurso, Ricardo Estrada, Helmut Deutsch and Helen Donath.

Aside from musical theatre Yvonne became highly interested in ‘Lied’ and ‘Oratorio’. During her studies she participated in many opera projects for children. This time was highlighted by her work at the Opernloft Hamburg and the theatre in Osnabrück.

In 2013 Yvonne won second place in the International Giulio Perotti competition, achieved 2014 the Semifinals in the International Ernst Haefliger Competition in Switzerland, and in the German National Singing Competition. She is stipendiate of the Richard – Wagner Society.

In 2014, Yvonne debuted as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s „Die Zauberflöte“ and as Prinzess Sidi in Kuhlau’s „Lulu, oder die Zauberflöte“ at the city theatre in Hildesheim.

In 2015 she sung the role of the Bubikopf in Viktor Ullman’s „Der Kaiser von Atlantis“ in Dijon.

In the season 17/18 Yvonne has been contracted for A. Reimann’s opera “Ein Traumspiel” and as Morgana in Händel’s Alcina at the theater in Hof.

During the season 18/19 she can be heard in several concerts and Galas and as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s “Magic Flute” at the Gasteig in Munich.

For the season 19/20 she will join the ensemble at the theater in Hof again.


Roles (sung)

Königin der Nacht
W.A. Mozart – Die Zauberflöte

W.A. Mozart – Die Zauberflöte

F. Kuhlau – Lulu, oder die Zauberflöte

Mme Fiorentino
Kurt Weil – Street Scene

C. Monteverdi – L’incoronazione di Poppea

W.A. Mozart – Bastien und Bastienne

V. Ullmann – Der Kaiser von Atlantis

C. M. von Weber – Abu Hassan


Roles (studied)

G. Donizetti – Don Pasquale

F. Lehár – Der Zarewitsch

W.A. Mozart – Die Entführung aus dem Serail

G. Verdi – Un ballo in maschera

R. Wagner – Siegfried


Roles (in preparation)

J. Offenbach – Les Contes d’Hoffmann

J. Strauss – Die Fledermaus

L. Bernstein – Candide

R. Strauss – Ariadne auf Naxos


Concert / Oratorio / Cantatas

– J. S. Bach
Johannespassion – J. S. Bach
Magnificat – J. S. Bach
Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 – J. S. Bach

Exsultate, jubilate – W. A. Mozart

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BuxWV 98 – D. Buxtehude


Seleccion of songs by

J. T. Buchanan, F. Chopin, C. Debussy, H. Eisler, G. Fauré, M. de Falla, E. Grieg, E. Humperdinck, G. Mahler, F: Mendelssohn, W. A. Mozart, W. Rihm, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, J. Sokorski, R. Strauss, K. Szymanowski, H. Wolf