Biography

 

The versatile soprano Heidemarie Röttig studied singing at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich with Prof. Margot Gerdes. After her graduation she worked at the Opera School as a visiting graduate student. Already during her years of study she contributed to the 1st Biennale in Munich and to the Munich premiere of the opera “Die wundersame Schustersfrau”. In the course of the Mozart Year she sang in the operas “Apollo und Hyacinthus” and “Il sogno di Scipione” at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich.

 

Her intense concert activity has taken her to most parts of Germany and to many countries in Europe. She attended the opening gala of the “ZDF-Sunday concert”, the international music festival “Europamusicale”, the opening concert of the “Chamber Music Festival Herrenchiemsee”, the “German-Czech Cultural Days” in Krnov/CSR and the opening of the “Renovabis Pfingstaktion” all over Germany. Future projects include, among performances in France and Italy.

 

Besides her concert activity she taught at Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich and was a lecturer at University of Regensburg for years.

 

Heidemarie Röttig is founder member of the Ensemble "L'armonia del Belcanto", which became a specialist of unknown works from Belcanto. They gave  concerts in famous churches such as the "Abbaye Fontfroide" in the South of France, the church "Santa Maria dell' Anima" in Rome, the St. Salvator church in Prag,  the “Heilig-Geist Kirche” in Heidelberg,  the "Mariahilf-Kirche" in Munich,  the monastery church St. Märgen/Black Forest and the Minster Frauenchiemsee.

 

In January 2018, the world premiere recording of the prestigious Leipzig Music Label for sophisticated vocal music "Rondeau Production" was released the  CD “Laudazioni alla Vergine Maria “ with unknown songs for Maria from the Belcanto age. This CD  received a very positive response from the audience as well as from the international press. It was also listed on the website of the French charts (chartsinfrance.net) as a new presentation.

 

 

 

The focus of her activity is in the area of church music as well as chamber music. She developed several solo programmes for soprano and organ which cover the entire festival periods of the church year. They successfully give concerts in Germany, Austria, Czech Republik, Switzerland, France and Italy.

 

Her desire to create exceptional chamber music moments (as well beside the beaten path) motivates her to work together with a wide variety of instruments and ensembles. She created concert programmes in which she was accompanied by a harp or “Psalterzither” and developed with the actor Markus Lütke various recitation evenings with music and lyric.