The title-role of Richard Strauss‘ Salome is an essential touchstone at the step into the dramatic soprano-repertory. Kristiane Kaiser wages this step with her role-debut in the new-production of the opera at the Cologne Opera House. The approach towards this challenge went through sundry path-breaking engagement for roles which already exceeded the pure lyric standards. Among these signposts during Kristiane Kaiser’s career one could witness her Agathe in Der Freischütz and her Rezia in Oberon, the title-role in Lachner‘s Catharina Cornaro as well as her Elisabeth in Wagner’s Tannhäuser and her first Strauss-roles Arabella and Diemut in Feuersnot. However, the dramatic facets of Leonora in Verdi’s Il trovatore, Dvorak’s Rusalka and Catalani’s La Wally also pioneered her way of career.
Kristiane Kaiser is giving her role-debut as Salome at the Cologne Opera on October 20th, 2018. Further performances on October 28th, November 10th and 18th, 2018.