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Rising 30 year-old German mezzo will debut at La Monnaie De Munt in 2019 as one of the witches in Macbeth, the new opera from Pascal Dusapin. She already has been cover of Penthesilea, another opera from Pascal Dusapin, which debuted at La Monnaie in 2015.
Christel Loetzsch made her U.S. Operatic debut at San Francisco Opera with Dorabella (Così fan tutte), conducted by Nicola Luisotti in 2013.
In summer of 2012 she made her debut in Italy as Zerlina in "Don Giovanni", directed by Franco Zeffirelli at the Arena di Verona, conducted by Daniel Oren.
In the 2012/13 and 2013/14 season she has been a member of the Semperoper Dresden, where she did a strong respected Rosina in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" conducted by Josep Caballè-Domenech, and debuted likewise as Cherubino in "Nozze di Figaro", Hänsel in "Hänsel und Gretel", Dryade in "Ariadne auf Naxos".
She likewise debuted Octavian in "Der Rosenkavalier" at Landestheater Coburg, and Begbick in "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny" in Gera.
She began her vocal studies at the age of seven in Karlsruhe. She studied at the Hochschule für Musik „Franz Liszt“ in Weimar, Germany and since October 2010 at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatorio in Milan, Italy. Having worked intensely with KS Brigitte Fassbaender she is developing a wide repertoire including the Mozart and Rossini roles like Zerlina, Cherubino, Sesto, Dorabella, Rosina, also the trouser roles like Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos), Octavian (Der Rosenkavailer) and Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) as well as french repertoire like Charlotte, Carmen or Leonora (La Favorita).