Marlene Gaßner

Mezzo-soprano

The young mezzo-soprano Marlene Gaßner studied singing at the University of Music, Drama and Media (HMTM) in Hanover and was a scholarship holder with Live Music Now and with the Richard Wagner Society in Hanover. After her stage debut as Rebecca Nurse in THE CRUCIBLE at Staatstheater Braunschweig in 2016, she was initially a member of Junge Oper Hannover and subsequently, till the summer of 2019, a member of the ensemble at Staatsoper Hannover. There she was to be seen and heard as Soeur Mathilde in DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES, Flora and Annina in LA TRAVIATA, as Sandman in HANSEL AND GRETEL and as Curra in LA FORZA DEL DESTINO.

Marlene Gassner has been a member of the ensemble at the Deutsches Nationaltheater in Weimar since the start of the 2020/2021 season.

Guest commitments have taken her as Page (RIGOLETTO) to NDR Klassik Open-Air, as Robber Girl/Flower/Princess in Australian composer Samuel Penderbayne’s DIE SCHNEEKÖNIGIN to Berlin’s Deutsche Oper and as Dryad in a new production of ARIADNE AUF NAXOS to the German National Theatre in Weimar.

2020-11-30

Bizet CARMEN Carmen
Britten A Midsummer Night’s Dream Hypolita
Fünfeck BABBEL Babbel
Glanert LEYLA UND MEDJNUN Mutter
Hanke OH, WIE SCHÖN IST PANAMA Kuh/Igel/Maus /Erzähler
Humperdinck HÄNSEL UND GRETEL Hänsel, Sandmännchen
Kats-Chernin IPHIS Telethusa
Lofer DES KAISERS NEUE KLEIDER Lametta
Mayrhofer DIE DREI SPINNERINNEN Königin
McNeff EIN SANFTER RIESE Mister Stardust
Mozart DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Dritte Dame
Nicolai DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR Frau Reich
Penderbayne DIE SCHNEEKÖNIGIN Prinzessin, Räubertochter, Lappin
Poulenc LES DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES Soeur Mathilde
Puccini MADAMA BUTTERFLY Kate Pinkerton
Ravel L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES La Libellule, Maman
Strauss ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Dryade
Suppè DAS PENSIONAT Melanie
Verdi LA FORZA DEL DESTINO Curra
  LA TRAVIATA Flora
  RIGOLETTO Contessa di Ceprano, Paggio della Duchessa
Wagner DAS RHEINGOLD Flosshilde
Ward THE CRUCIBLE Rebecca Nurse

Marlene Gaßner