Teresa Hoerl is a graduate from the prestigious arts high school 'Markgräfin Wilhelmine Gymansium' in Bayreuth. There she received lessons in Violin and Piano.

 

2011 she received her Diploma from popular German University 'Hochschule für Musik - Hanns Eisler' in Berlin as Classical Opra and Concert Singer. At the same she also studied Acting and Music Education.

 

The accomplished Soprano studied 'Lied' (a typically 19th-century German art song) with Prof. Wolfram Rieger. In addition, she had classes with KS Prof. Magdalena Hajossyova, Prof. Julia Varady and KS Prof. Dr. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Amongst other further professional studies she attends masterclasses by Prof. Christophe Prégardien, Prof. Edith Wiens, Prof. Erwin Gage and Prof. Hanno Blaschke.

She has had much success taking part in national and international singing Competitions.

 

Teresa is a servitor of 'Bayerische Singakademie München', of 'Richard Wagner Gesellschaft Bayreuth' and of the association 'Live Music Now - Yehudi Menuhin Berlin'. Since the Summer of 2011 she is an ensemble member of 'Wanderoper Brandenburg'.


Her great love belongs to Lieder songs. Therefore she leads an active concert career at home and abroad with her Lieder singing. Her songs' Repertoire contains songs of the Renaissance, also the baroque and classical era via Romanticism and Late Romanticism to the point of Modern Spirit. Teresa’s recitals include, inter alia, performances for the former German Chancellor Horst Köhler, for Dr. Lore Maria Peschel-Gutzeit and the German journalist and moderator Sandra Maischberger.

 


In addition to numerous concerts Teresa Hoerl has sung in many Opera productions at 'Brandenburger Theater', at 'Markgräflichen Opernhaus Bayreuth', at 'Kleisttheater' in Frankfurt/Oder, at 'Hebbeltheater' in Berlin, at 'Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg', at 'Konzerthaus Berlin', at 'Konzerthalle Zaragoza' as well as at 'Bamberger Konzerthalle' and at 'Bayreuther Stadthalle' and in productions by 'Ahnenrauschen'.

They can be heard inter alia as 'Susanna' in Mozart’s 'Le nozze di Figaro' ('The Marriage of Fiagro'), as '1. Knabe' and '1. Dame' and 'Pamina' in Mozart’s 'Die Zauberflöte' ('The Magic Flute'), as 'Miles' in Britten’s 'The Turn of the Screw', as 'Magarethe' in Gounod’s 'Faust', as 'Belinda' in Purcell’s 'Dido and Aeneas', as 'Sand-' and 'Taumann' and 'Gretel' in Humperdick’s 'Hänsel und Gretel', as 'Poppea' in Monteverdi’s 'L’incoronazione di Poppea' ('The Coronation of Poppea'), as 'Visita' in Chueca’s 'El Bateo' ('The Christening'), as 'Lauretta' in Puccini’s 'Gianni Schicchi', etc.

 


As an Actress Teresa Hoerl treaded the boards as 'Susanne' in Turrinis' 'Der tollste Tag' ('The jazzy day') and 'Wally Weber' in Scherrbarts' 'Der Schauspieldirektor' ('The Theater-Director'), as 'Dorine' in Molières' 'Tartuffe', as 'Klara' in Hebbels' 'Maria Magdalena', as 'Julia' in Shakespeares 'Romeo und Julia' ('Romeo and Juliet'), as 'Hermia' and 'H. Schnock' and 'Titania' in Shakespeares 'Ein Sommernachtstraum' ('A Midsummer night's dream'), as 'Muse Caliope' in Omilians 'Sein Bildnis wunderselig' ('His portrait wonderfully blessed') and as 'Cecile' in Wekwerths' 'Gefährliche Liebschaften' ('Dangerous Liaisons').

She acts also as speaker and moderator.

 

She received cultural Awards in the role 'Caliope' in Omilians' musical play 'Sein Bildnis wunderselig' ('His portrait wonderfully blessed') and as 'Marlene' in the '20s Revue'.

 


Projects

 

In 2010 she founded with the countertenor and Chanson-baritone Christophe Villa and accordionist Yvonne Grünwald the trio 'Les Accordés', with whom she creates different, also cross-genre concert programs under their own direction.

 

In 2011 she co-founded, co-produced and is an active member of the Berlin theatre company 'Kokotterie'. Along with Shakespeare’s 'Ein Sommernachtstraum' ('A Midsummer night’s dream'), she celebrated the Premiere of their self-produced play 'Gefährliche Liebschaften' ('Dangerous Liaisons') at 'Schloss Charlottenburg' and in the nightclub 'Adagio – Potsdamer Platz' in Berlin in 2013/2014. This production was staged together with Andra Kokott as the music director.

 

2014 she made sample recordings for a CD production with Russian baroque music and musical works of the early classical period from Russia together with Mezzosoprano Alexandra Parshina.

 

Together with the accordionist Yvonne Grünwald she formed the Duo 'Aurata' in 2015.

 

She also collaborates closely with accordionist Timofey Sattarov and his well-known Berlin 'Trio Laccasax'.

 

Teresa loves to explore other special artistic ways and to join them with her own ideas, talents and likings.

 

 

 

                                                                                              Translated in English by Glenn Conroy