Valerie Eickhoff

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The mezzo-soprano Valerie Eickhoff completed her vocal studies with Konrad Jarnot at the Robert Schumann University. Various scholarships and masterclasses with Brigitte Fassbaender and Bernarda Fink, among others, gave her the opportunity for further musical training. In the 2018/19 season Valerie Eickhoff was a member of the Niederrhein Opera Studio and sang roles such as the second lady (Mozart “The Magic Flute”), Fyodor (Mussorgsky “Boris Godunow”) and Cupido (Offenbach “Orpheus in der Unterwelt”). After a year in the opera studio of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where she worked among others as shepherds (Ravel "L'Enfant et les sortilèges"), Sandmen (Humperdinck "Hansel and Gretel"), Annina (Verdi "La Traviata") and Kate Pinkerton (Puccini "Madama Butterfly") sang, Valerie Eickhoff joined the opera ensemble with the 2020/21 season.
Her games for the 2021/22 season include Diana (Offenbach “Orpheus in der Unterwelt”), Rosina (Rossini “Il barbiere di Siviglia”), Hansel (Humperdinck “Hansel and Gretel”), Lola (Mascagni “Cavalleria Rusticana”), Cherubino (Mozart “Le nozze di Figaro”), Annina (Verdi “La Traviata”) and the title role in “Ronja the robber's daughter” (Arnecke). In the summer of 2021, she made her debut as a stable maid (Humperdinck “Königskinder”) at the Tyrolean Festival in Erl. She attracted attention at internationally renowned competitions such as New Voices and the Glyndebourne Opera Cup, and in September 2021 she won the third prize from ARD -Music competition in the singing category.