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Yvonne

Biography

Yvonne PrentkiYvonne’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 is contracted for A. Reimann’s opera “Ein Traumspiel” and as Morgana in Händel’s Alcina at the theater in Hof.

Repertoire

Roles (sung)


Königin der Nacht
W.A. Mozart – Die Zauberflöte

Papagena
W.A. Mozart – Die Zauberflöte

Sidi
F. Kuhlau – Lulu, oder die Zauberflöte

Mme Fiorentino
Kurt Weil – Street Scene

Damigella
C. Monteverdi – L’incoronazione di Poppea

Bastienne
W.A. Mozart – Bastien und Bastienne

Bubikopf
V. Ullmann – Der Kaiser von Atlantis

Fatime
C. M. von Weber – Abu Hassan

 

Roles (studied)


Norina
G. Donizetti – Don Pasquale

Sonja
F. Lehár – Der Zarewitsch

Blonde
W.A. Mozart – Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Oscar
G. Verdi – Un ballo in maschera

Waldvogel
R. Wagner – Siegfried

 

Roles (in preparation)


Olympia
J. Offenbach – Les Contes d’Hoffmann

Adele
J. Strauss – Die Fledermaus

Cunegonde
L. Bernstein – Candide

Zerbinetta
R. Strauss – Ariadne auf Naxos

 

Concert / Oratorio / Cantatas


Weihnachtsoratorium 
– 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