Biography

Berlin-born mezzo-soprano, Bettina Ranch, initially studied violin and subsequently changed to singing.
Over the last years she has given successful guest performances at renowned opera houses such as the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Hamburg State Opera, the Aalto-Theater Essen, the Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg, and the Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, where she was engaged amongst others for Mozart and Wagnarian roles as well as major roles in the different baroque operas by Georg Friedrich Handel.

In the concert field, she sang in particular the masses by Mozart, the Bach Passions and B minor mass, the Messiah, the Verdi-Requiem, and Dvořáks Stabat Mater but also performed works such as Mahlers‘ symphonic cantata The Song of Mourning (Das klagende Lied) and Franz Schmidts‘ Book with Seven Seals.
On these occasions, she worked repeatedly with renowned ensembles and orchestras such as the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the International Bach Academy in Stuttgart, the Chamber Academy Potsdam, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Bremen Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the RTVE Orchestra Madrid , the DSO Berlin, the RIAS Chamber Choir, and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and under prominent conductors such as Hartmut Haenchen, Markus Poschner, Simone Young, Helmuth Rilling, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Paul Goodwin, and Ivor Bolton.

As of season 2016/2017, Bettina Ranch is a member of ensemble at Aalto-Theater Essen where she will have important role debuts as Adalgisa/Norma, Sesto/La clemenza di Tito among others.

Artist Website

www.bettinaranch.com 

Management

General Management

Artist Manager
 
 
 
 
Natascha van Randenborgh
Associate Director
natascha@orlob.net 
Mobil: +49-173-7 76 88 20

Repertoire

Repertoire Concert

Bach, C.P.E. Magnificat
Bach, J.C. Magnificat
Bach, J.S. B minor mass
  Cantatas (various)
  Christmas Oratorio
  Magnificat
  St. John Passion
  St. Matthew Passion
Beethoven Mass in C major Op. 86
  Missa solemnis
  Symphony no. 9
Bernstein Chichester-Psalms
Brahms Alt-Rhapsodie
  Liebeslieder-Walzer
  Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer
Bruckner Mass in D minor
  Te Deum
Duruflé Requiem
Dvorak Requiem
  Stabat Mater
Haydn Arianna a Naxos
  Die Sieben Worte
  Il ritorno di Tobia / Anna
  Harmoniemesse
  Nelsonmesse
  Paukenmesse
  Schöpfungsmesse
  Stabat Mater
Händel Dettinger Te Deum
  Israel in Egypt
  Jephtha / Storge
  Messiah
  Solomon
  St. John Passion
Homilius Christmas Oratorio
  St. John Passion
Lang Fichten
Liszt Die Legende der heiligen Elisabeth / Sophie
Mahler Das klagende Lied
Martin 6 Monologe aus Jedermann
Mendelssohn 3 geistliche Lieder Op.96
  Elias
  Lobgesang
  Paulus
  Sommernachtstraum
Mozart Betulia Liberata / Giuditta
  C minor mass
  Coronation Mass
  Davidde penitente
  Messias
  Missa Solemnis
  Requiem
  Thamos
  Vesperae Solennes 
Nicolai Mass in D major
Penderecki Credo
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
Schreier Er ist nicht
Schmidt Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln
Schumann Das Paradies und die Peri
  Faust-Szenen
  Spanische Liebeslieder
  Spanisches Liederspiel
Schubert Magnificat
  Mass in A flat major
  Mass in B flat major
  Mass in E flat major
  Ständchen
von Suppé Requiem
Verdi Requiem
Vivaldi Dixit Dominus
  Magnificat
  Stabat Mater
Telemann Deutsches Magnificat
  St. Matthew Passion
Zelenka Lamentatio II
 

Repertoire Opera

Bellini La straniera Isoletta
  Norma Adalgisa
Dusapin Medea Medeastimme 4
Graupner Berenice und Lucilla Lucilla
Händel Alcina Bradamante
  Ariodante Ariodante
  Giulio Caesare Cornelia
    Giulio Cesare
  Lotario Matilde
  Semele Ino
    Juno
  Xerxes Amastris
Monteverdi Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria Penelope
  L´Orfeo Messagiera
    La Speranza
    Proserpina
Mozart Die Zauberflöte 3.Dame
  La Betulia liberata Giuditta
  La clemenza di Tito Sesto
Offenbach Les contes d'Hoffmann La voix de la tombe
Prokofiev L'amour des trois oranges Clarice
Scarlatti Il primo omicidio Cain
Strauss, R. Elektra 1. Magd
Valtinoni Die Schneekönigin Blumenfrau / Frau aus Lappland
Verdi Nabucco Fenena
  Rigoletto Maddalena
Wagner Das Rheingold Erda
    Flosshilde
  Die Walküre Schwertleite
  Götterdämmerung Flosshilde

Discography

Haydn "Harmoniemesse"
Erschienen Oktober 2016 bei Rondeau

Reussisches Kammerorchester
Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
Matthias Grünert

Ina Siedlaczek / Tobias Hunger / Tobias Berndt

Franz Schmidt "Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln"
Erschienen Januar 2016 bei OehmsClassics

Philharmoniker Hamburg
NDR-Chor / Staatschor Latvia
Simone Young

Klaus Florian Vogt / Georg Zeppenfeld / Inga Kalna / Bettina Ranch / Dovlet Nurgeldiyev

Muzyczne Dziedzictwo Miasta Gdańska Vol. VI 
Kantaty Na Święto Zesłania Ducha Świętego i
Wniebowstąpienie

Erschienen Dezember 2015 bei SARTON

Goldberg Baroque Ensemble 
Andrzej Mikołaj Szadejko-dyrygent 
Adam Pastuszka-koncertmistrz

Ingrida Gápová-sopran 
Klaudia Trzasko-sopran 
Bettina Ranch-alt 
Georg Poplutz-tenor 
Stefan Geyer-bas 

Johann Georg Hoffmann (1700-1780) 
Kantata na niedzielę Cantate Nun lob meine Seel den Herren 
Friedrich Christian Mohrheim (1719-1780) 
Kantata na Wniebowstąpienie Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen 
Gessel (XVIII w.) 
Kantata na Wniebowstąpienie Vater ich will, dass wo ich bin 
Anonim (XVII w.) 
Kantata na Święto Zesłania Ducha Świętego Veni Sancte Spiritus 
Johann Daniel Pucklitz (1705-1774) 
Kantata na Święto Zesłania Ducha Świętego Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt 
Anonim (XVIII w.) – 
Kantata na Święto Zesłania Ducha Świętego Veni Sancte Spiritus


www.sarton.pl/katalog/details/42 

News

Highly acclaimed Adalgisa at Aalto-Musiktheater
In the season 2016/17 Bettina Ranch assumed a long-term engagement at the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen. She enthused the audience as Adalgisa / Norma alongside Katia Pellegrino and Gianluca Terranova. Her recent performances included Princess Clarisse /  The Love for Three Oranges and Magdalena / Rigoletto – the latter role being on the program until May. In addition to other great productions in Essen such as Nabucco / Fenena (15th/22nd April and 07th May) and the new production of La clemenza di Tito / Sesto (from June 3rd), Bettina Ranch will perform at various concerts on European stages.

Press

 

Nabucco / Aalto-Musiktheater Essen / 17.04.17 / operaticsonline.com


 "her sense of bel canto is impeccable"

Norma / Aalto-Musiktheater Essen / 12.10.16 /
opernnetz.de


"in allen Lagen weichen und mühelos ansprechende Stimme" 

Norma / Aalto-Musiktheater Essen / 08.10.16 / der-neue-merker.eu


 "von feinem Glanz geadeltem Gesang"
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