Yvonne Hartinger

Senior Lecturer for Voice (music education, Orff Institute)Department Vocal Studies
Since 2009, Yvonne Hartinger has taught voice at the University of Miami Frost School of Music at Salzburg and at the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College, and since 2012 at the Kentucky Institute of International Studies in Salzburg. Since 2013, she has also been an adjunct professor of voice at the Mozarteum University. With her husband, tenor Virgil Hartinger, she has been the Artistic Director of the exciting and diverse programs of the Salzburg Chamber Music Concerts since 2019.
The mezzo-soprano Yvonne Hartinger completed the first part of her singing studies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her further path led her to the University of Houston, where she earned her master's degree and to the Eastman School of Music, where she graduated with her doctorate. Her artistic companions include many important musicians and music teachers, including Robert McIver, Benita Valente, Richard Miller, Wolfram Rieger, William Bolcom, Martin Isepp, Gil Kalish, Bruno Canino, Diane Zola, James McKinney, Jennifer Larmore, Phyllis Curtain and many others other.

Her repertoire includes a wealth of styles and genres. Her sung operatic roles range from Ottavia in L'Incoronazione di Poppea to Ramiro in La Finta Giardiniera, Romeo in I Capuleti ei Montecchi, Isabella in L'Italiana in Algeri, Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Madame de la Haltière in Cendrillon Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein) and Tessa in The Gondoliers as well as many other operetta roles. Some of her stops have included Houston, Natchez Opera Festival, Baton Rouge (LA), Rochester (NY) and Ohio Light Opera. She has been a participant in the prestigious Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont for several years, conducted by Mitsuko Uchida and Richard Goode, where she could familiarize herself with the whole spectrum of the vocal chamber music repertoire. Your field of activity also includes a wealth of oratorio roles, for example Handel's Solomon and Messiah, Mozart's Mass in C minor, Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Beethoven's Ninth, Schumann's Faust, Duruflé's Requiem and Schönberg's Gurrelieder.