Agnes Selma Weiland
“Agnes Weiland, an excellent soprano, stands out as a brilliant performer in a demanding role” – Michael Scheiner, Neue Musikzeitung, world premiere of Zelda.
Agnes Selma Weiland is an exciting, young dramatic voice, who was most recently heard in August of 2019 in the role of Aida at the Tiroler Festspiele Austria. An audience favorite at the Festspiele, in past seasons she has also sung Elisabeth in Wagner’s Tannhäuser, Helmwige in Die Walküre, the Third Norn in Die Götterdämmerung, and Elsa in Lohengrin. Earlier this season she was heard as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus at the Mittelsächsisches Theater Döbeln.
In past seasons Ms. Weiland has appeared as the Erste Dame in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, at both Theater Basel, and Oper Leipzig. In Leipzig, the soprano also sang Sieglinde and Brünnhilde in Wagner’s Der Ring für Kinder. Theater Bonn saw her as Susanna in Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna, and she appeared as Ratasata/3 Mädchen in Hindemith’s Das Nusch Nuschi. Ms. Wieland gave her debut at Opéra National de Lyon in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, and attracted international attention in the role of Hindemith’s Susanna in Opéra National de Lyon’s acclaimed production of Sancta Susanna. At Theater Bremen Ms. Weiland was heard as Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Ghita in Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg, and as Rosalinde in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. Theater an der Rott delighted in Ms. Weiland, an exceptional actor as well as singer, and her edgy portrayal of Zelda Fitzgerald in the world premiere of Zelda, which garnered great critical acclaim.
No stranger to the concert stage, Ms. Weiland has most recently appeared as soprano soloist in the Fauré Requiem in Potsdam, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem at Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, Belgium, and at the Tiroler Festspiele in Austria. The soprano was heard at the Naumburger Dom in Brahms’ Deutches Requiem, in the Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Potsdam, at the Konzerthaus Berlin in a Lied-Recital with the Berliner Virtuosen Ensemble, and at the Konzerthaus, Berlin in a Lied-Recital with the Berliner Virtuosen Ensemble. She was featured in a Gala Concert organized by the German Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.Media Kit
Agnes Weiland, an excellent soprano, stands out as a brilliant performer in a demanding role – Michael Scheiner, Neue Musikzeitung, world premiere of Zelda.