About me

Barbara Camille Tanze

Born in Munich in 1982

Started classical singing in 1995

Abitur (end of German high school) in 2001

Winner of the Friedl-Wald-Foundation's scholarship in Basel in 2004

Diploma in vocal performance and pedagogy at the Conservatoire de Lausanne in 2006

Finalist of the international singing competition Festspielstadt Passau 2011

My teachers and mentors were and are

Max Penger, Pfaffenhofen (D)

Jeanette Beck, Lebanon PA (USA)

Hanna Farinelli, München (D)

Erika Bill, Lausanne (CH)

Damir Koren, Ljubljana (SLO)

Alessandro Svab, Santa Croce (IT)

Alexander Brown, Studeno (SLO)

other mentors and professors include

Pierre-Andre Gamba, Genf (Drama)

Magali Schwartz, Genf (Opera and stage expression)

Alain Louafi, Genf (Body language)

Armand Deladoëy, Lausanne (Drama)

Marc Mayoraz, Lausanne (Drama)

Alain Garichot, Lausanne (Interpretation)

Breda Zakotnik, Salzburg und Slovenj Gradec (Interpretation of Lied)

Waltraud Schlingplässer-Gruber, Hamburg (Drama and Interpretation)

Giuseppe Botta, Triest (Singing technique)

Nataša Kerševan, Ljubljana (Vocal Coach)

On stage I have been starring

  • As Marguerite in »Reves de chanteurs«, a self-written operatic play by students of the opera studio »Gioco Vocale« in Geneva (2003)
  • As Belinda in Purcell's »Dido and Aeneas«l in Geneva (2004)
  • As Gretel in Humperdinck's »Hänsel und Gretel« in Geneva (2005)
  • As Susanna in Mozart's »Le nozze di Figaro« at the »Festival Morja« in Santa Croce/ Trieste (2008)
  • As Violetta Valery in Verdi's "La Traviata" at the Slovenian National Opera (2011)
  • and in uncountable other concerts, recitals and performances in Germany, Italy, the USA, Switzerland, Slovenia and Croatia

My motto is »YOU NEVER STOP LEARNING« and I am always ready for new, exciting, funny, unconventional or any other projects! Contact me!

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