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among others
*Wagner - Tristan & Isolde
Oper Wuppertal - House-debut
* Wagner - Die Götterdämmerung
Brünnhilde - debut
* Concert - R. Wagner & R. Strauss
Thüringer Symphoniker 

KIRSTIN SHARPIN, winner of the International Wagner-Voices Competition in Karlsruhe (Germany), highly praised by the press as "revelation in the Lirico Spinto fach",  for her "laser-bright, tireless voice", her "fine lines", her "vocal  shadows" and her "passionate and engaging delivery" of her parts., first studied English Literature & Italian at the University of Auckland, before graduating in singing and acting from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland as <Master of Opera> with distinction.  Further study followed at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice with Dennis O’Neill, as an Independent Opera Postgraduate Fellow and Samling Artist.
Currently, Mrs Sharpin is coached by famous soprano and teacher Deborah Polaski in Berlin.
2023/24 sees, next to concerts with works by Wagner and Strauss, her theatre-debut at Oper Wuppertal in the part of ISOLDE in Wagner’s “Tristan & Isolde”, under conducting shooting-star Patrick Hahn and in stage direction / choreography by Martin Andersson and Edison Vigil, as well as concerts.which she already embodied highly successfully at Theater Nordhausen.
Furthermore, she was a celebrated soloist at symphony concerts "Glaube & Eros" with works by R. Strauss and R. Wagner with the Thüringer Symphoniker; and overtook on a short call the part of ADA in Wagner's "Die Feen" during the <Wagner '22 Festival>, making her theatre-debut a Oper Leipzig and being compared by the press with famous soprano Christiane Libor.
In addition, she was covering LEONORE in Beethoven's "Fidelio" at the Glyndebourne Festival. A part, she she already successfully embodied under the baton of Giordano Bellincampi at the Melbourne Opera and the Buxton Festival; as well as in a concert version with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra under the musical leading of Simon O’Neill, and overtook the part of SENTA in Wagners "The Flying Dutchman" during the final rehearsal week at the Komische Oper Berlin.
Due to Covid, her debut as BRÜNNHILDE in Wagner's "Siegfried" and "Götterdämmerung" with Melbourne Opera  unfortunately had to be postponed to a later season, not named yet.
Further commitments of the recent past included SENTA in Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” for Longborough Festival Operathe title part of Smetana’s LIBUŠE at the London’s Bloomsbury Theatre, ELETTRA in Mozart’s Idomeneo”  with Blackheath Halls OperaGERTRUD/MOTHER in Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel”  with Garsington Opera at West Green, the demanding title-role in v. Weber’s EURYANTHE as well as the Wagner-parts of ADA in Die Feen”, MARIANA in “Das Liebesverbot “ for Chelsea Opera Group and GERHILDE in Die Walküre”  for Saffron Hall Opera. Furthermore, SAMARITANA in "Francesca da Rimini" with Opera Holland Park, HELMWIGE in Wagners Die Walküre” with St Endellion Festival, DONNA ANNA in Mozart’s Don Giovanni” and VITELLIA in “La Clemenza di Tito”, as well as the title part in Puccini’s SUOR ANGELICA
At the RCS, Kirstin sang TATYANA in Tchaikovsky’s Jewgenji Onegin”, FIORDILIGI in Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte”, and NELLA in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi”, and covered MAGDA in his La Rondine”  for British Youth Opera.
Mrs. Sharpin has made several appearances with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra or the the St. Petersburg State Academy Philharmony, among others under the baton of Martyn Brabbins, Stéphane Denève or Philipp Thomasand her concert repertoire ranges from works by Händel to Mahler’s "8th Symphony",  Arnold Schoenberg's "Gurrelieder", Verdi's "Requiem" and beyond, including key cycles such as "Vier Letzte Lieder" by Richard Strauss, "Shéhérazade" by Maurice Ravel,  "Wesendonck-Lieder" by Richard Wagner and Nuits d’été" by Hector Berlioz or Bartok's "Three Village Scenes", which she performed under Ilan Volkov with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (also transmitted in Radio3)
Kirstin Sharpin has competed successfully in a number of international competitions, such as the Kathleen Ferrier- , the Montserrat Caballé- , the Royal Overseas League- , Queen Sonja- , or Veronica Dunne-Voice Competition; was awarded an International Opera Awards Bursary, and is a Britten Pears Scholar, and past recipient of Goodall, Countess of Munster TrustMiriam Licetteand Sybil Tutton Scholarships.

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