Vera Maria Kremers

Dramatic Soprano


The young dramatic soprano started her studies in Aachen, Germany. After finishing her diplomas for voice and vocal pedagogy with distinction, she moved on to study in Berlin and at Mannes College of Music, New York City.

Vera Maria Kremers sang her first role on stage of the Stadttheater Aachen as Lady Billows from B. Brittens Albert Herring (dir.: Tibor Torell). In Berlin, she sang the role of Madame Poiretapée from J. Offenbachs Mesdames de la Halle under the baton of renowned Offenbach expert Jean Christophe Keck (dir.: Michael Höppner). She also performed Brünnhilde in excerpts of R. Wagners Siegfried as well as Götterdämmerung in a co-production of the Akademie der Künste Berlin with the HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin in Winter 2013.

In New York, as part of the Mannes opera studio, she sang a Converse in G. Puccinis Suor Angelica with Maestro Joseph Colaneri as well as Ariadne in scenes from R. Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos under the tutelage of Ted Taylor.

She studied in Masterclasses with Kurt Moll at HfMT Köln, Roman Trekel as part of the international Masterclasses Flims (CH) and with Michaela Schuster during the summer academy Salzburg in summer 2017.

Twice, she was a featured performer with Classic Lyric Arts/L’Art du Chant Français in Bergerac (FR), led by Glenn Morton, New York. Through her intense work with French Tenor Stéphane Sénéchal and conductor Gaspard Brecourt, she received the Certificat d’Excellence de l’Association L’Art du Chant Français under the patronage of Michel Sénéchal for excellent interpretation of French repertoire.

Upon returning to Germany, she started working as a freelance performer and voice teacher.

In February 2016, she sang the alto role in Matthäuspassion (J.S. Bach) with Musiktheaterkollektiv Hauen und Stechen, directed by Franziska Kronfoth and Julia Lwowski. A collaboration that would deepen further with her engagement at the Othmar Schoeck Festival in Brunnen (Switzerland). Here she took part in creating a new piece of immersive musical theater Othmars Geisterhaus at the birthplace of the Swiss composer Othmar Schoeck in summer 2016.

Her next role of Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus at Neuköllner Oper in Winter 2016-17 received a special praising mention through Kai Luehrs-Kaiser in RBB Kulturradio. This was followed by Turandot for Die Todesqualle oder wer flüstert, der lügt 2 in Spring 2017 as well as Tosca for Cazza Ragazza-Puccinis letztes Lied in June 2017 at Sophiensæle, Berlin.

As opening concerts for Abonnement Lyrique in Grüner Salon at Volksbühne Berlin, she created two Liederabende with Berlin-based pianist Roman Lemberg focussing on the œuvre of H. Berlioz, directed by Michael Kleine in December 2017.