Renée Morloc

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Renée Morloc trained as a singer in Stuttgart and Salzburg. The contralto made her operatic debut as Erda in Siegfried at the Mannheim Nationaltheater. Her repertoire consists chiefly of Wagner, Richard Strauss and Verdi roles. She has made guest appearances in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dresden, Tokyo, at many European opera houses, and in the USA. Her Salzburg Festival debut in 2007 was in the Breth production of Eugene Onegin, conducted by Daniel Barenboim. She has also been involved in radio, television and film productions and CD recordings. Her concert career has focused on Mahler’s orchestral works with solo voice, in addition to an extensive oratorio repertoire. She has sung in Leonard Bernstein’s seldom-performed Jeremiah Symphony as well as in Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius and numerous contemporary works.