Josefine Göhmann


The German-Chilean soprano Josefine Göhmann trained with Carol Richardson and in the Lieder classes of Justus Zeyen and Jan Philip Schulze at the University of Music, Theatre and Media in Hanover. She furthered her training in various master classes with Juliane Banse, Fernando Turina, Charlotte Lehmann and Thomas Quasthoff and was advised by Laura Aikin, Stephan Rügamer and Jean-Paul Fouchécourt. During her studies, she performed the roles of Eurydice (Orpheus in the Underworld, Offenbach), Ännchen (Freischütz, Weber), Despina (Cosi fan tutte, Mozart), Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart), Papagena (The Magic Flute, Mozart), Papagena (The Magic Flute, Mozart) or Ottilie (The White Horse Inn, Benatzky) at the Hanover Opera, the Flensburg Theatre, the Classix Festival in Brunswick, the Herrenhausen Festival and with the Brunswick State Orchestra. She sang Poppea in The Coronation of Poppea at the theatre in Aachen (Germany) in October 2017.

Studio de l’Opéra de Lyon: she sang the roles of Poppea, Drusilla and Virtue (The Coronation of Poppea, Monteverdi) in a revival of Klaus Michael Grüber’s staging (1999-2000) at the Opéra de Vichy, at the TNP in Villeurbanne and at the Opéra Royal du Château de Versailles. In 2016, she played Cefisa in Ermione (Rossini) at the Opéra de Lyon and at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées under the direction of Alberto Zedda. She has sung in Four Young Girls an Opera by Edison Denisov at the Printemps des Arts Monte-Carlo festival in April 2018.

Concert appearances: she sang Harawi, Chant d’amour et de mort (Messiaen) at the 69th Hitzacker Music Days, performed at the Piano Salon Christophori in Berlin with pianist Lauma Skride in works by Poulenc, etc.

Awards: she was a semi-finalist of the International Musica Sacra Competition in Rome in 2014, received the prize of the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in 2016 and was a finalist of the “Richard Strauss Gesangswettbewerb” in 2018. (source: website)


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