Annemarie Kremer       Soprano       Biography

 

Dutch soprano Annemarie Kremer studied singing and piano at the Maastricht Conservatory, and later dance. She made her debut at ILIA at the Stadttheater Aachen in Mozart's IDOMENEO.

Since then she has been singing at the most prestigious opera houses in Europe and the world.


Recently she had great personal successes as

SALOME at the Staatsoper Hannover,

as HELIANE in Korngold’s

DAS WUNDER DER HELIANE at the Volksoper Vienna and The Opera House of Freiburg (recorded on CD) ELISABETH in Wagner’s TANNHÄUSER

(Wagner debut) at the Opéra de Monte Carlo - Monaco(broadcasted live in Europe and recorded on DVD)

and URSULA in Hindemith’s MATHIS DER MALER 

at the Semperoper in Dresden.


Upcoming productions in season 2018/2019 will be a.o. SALOME at the Aalto theater in Essen,

TURANDOT at the Theatro Municipal in São Paulo,

ISOLDE at the Opera House of Linz and

TOSCA at the Opera House of Graz.


Annemarie Kremer is noted for her exciting portrayals of some of opera’s most complex leading ladies.


In 2012 she made her debut as NORMA in the UK at

Opera North. For her interpretation of the title heroine

(in this production marked with the TMA Award),

she was nominated by the Magazin Opernwelt

as 'singer of the year 2012'. She also received a nomination from the International Opera Oscars.


Annemarie sang her first SALOME - now one of her core and celebrated roles - in Vienna VO in 2011 and was hailed by the press for her triumphant successful debut. To then be invited as SALOME in Moscow, São Paulo and Bélèm in Brasil, Hong Kong Opera, Naples - Italy

and Hannover-Germany


When Annemarie gave her USA debut in the title role of MADAMA BUTTERFLY and sang this role in many opera houses in Europe, she was hailed by the international press as 'the most convincing Cio Cio San of today'.


More important appearances of the past seasons were  NORMA, TOSCA, MEDEA, MANON LESCAUT, LUISA MILLER, MADDALENA-Andrea Chenier,

DONNA ELVIRA-Don Giovanni, RUSALKA,

DONNA ANNA- Don Giovanni, CONTESSA-Figaro's Hochzeit, ROSALINDE-Die Fledermaus, VITELLIA-La Clemenza di Tito, AGRIPPINA at the Operas of

Frankfurt, Leipzig,  Stuttgart,  Paris,  Deutsche Oper am Rhein,  Montreal,  Antwerp,  Dortmund,  Opera North GB, Wiesbaden,  Stockholm,  Amsterdam,  Essen and Zagreb.


Popular in her country of birth, Annemarie Kremer was chosen in 2012 to sing the prominent May 5th Concert for the Queen of the Netherlands. She performs regularly at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam: numerous concerts and concert performances of DON GIOVANNI, DIE FLEDERMAUS THE MERRY WIDOW, I LOMBARDI and AGRIPPINA.


She has worked with conductors such as S.Young, N.Stutzmann, E. de Waart, V.Jurowski, O.Dohnányi, A.Bramall, S.Asbury, S.Soltesz, J.Neschling, J.van Steen, JW.de Vriend, G.Ferro, and P. Carignani.

With directors such as JL.Grinda, C.Alden, C.Mielitz, J.Fulljames, T.Knabe, D.Prins, G.Corbiau.


Annemarie Kremer has recorded several CDs; arias and masses by Mozart, works by Mendelssohn and Beethoven Symphony No. 9;  Das Wunder der Heliane (NAXOS-2018).

Her Agrippina is available on DVD, as will be her Tannhauser’s Elisabeth in 2018.

Many of her opera productions have been broadcast internationally,Penderecki Requiem, BBC - (2013).







Photo: Isabel Abel