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Neelam Brader

Music is life, life is emotion, emotion is sound, sound is music — world-wide — connecting element, where the language ends. As an artist it is my daily striving to discover this fascination again and again and to make something special out of it.

Mezzosopran

Neelam Brader


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Music is life, life is emotion, emotion is sound, sound is music — world-wide — connecting element, where the language ends. As an artist it is my daily striving to discover this fascination again and again and to make something special out of it.

Neelam

The Austrian mezzo-soprano Neelam Brader was born in 1991 in India. She began her professional education at the age of 15.

In June 2019 she graduated her Bachelor at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Austria), where she studies with Prof. Mario Diaz and will continue to study her Master there.

From 2014 to 2017, she was a member of the Salzburger Bachchor where she worked with prominent conductors such as Marc Minkowski, Antonello Manacorda, Ivor Bolton, HK Gruber and Elisabeth Fuchs in numerous projects including the Salzburger Festival.

As a soloist, she sang the alto part in J.S. Bach’s “Weihnachtsoratorium” under the baton of Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger.

In 2016, Neelam sang the role of „Soeur Mathilde“ in Francis Poulenc’s „Dialogues des carmélites“ at the Mozarteum University, direction by Karoline Gruber and conducted by Kai Röhrig. Other highlights include her participation in concert in fall 2016 with the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum, Salzburg.

She sang the role of “Bradamante” in “Alcina” of Georg Friedrich Händel at the Mozarteum University, directed by Alexander von Pfeil and conducted by Gernot Sahler. In Saalfelden, Austria she sang the alto part in Mozart’s „Missa Solemnis (KV 337) and Regina Coeli (KV 276) conducted by Clemens Reichsöllner.

In April 2018 another great opportunity was, where she was able to sing a concert in Schweden conducted by Joachim Gustafsson. She opened an exhibition “Einheit in Vielfalt” in St. Pölten in May 2019. In addition, she sang several performances as a soloist at masses in the cathedral in Salzburg.

The mezzo-soprano has attended several master classes, including the Wasserburger Klaviersommer, the International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg, and the International Young Opera Academy Vocalissma in Palermo, Italy.

Repertoire

Oper/Operette

Georg Friedrich Händel

HWV 34 “Alcina” (Bradamante)

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

KV 492 “Le nozze di Figaro” (Cherubino)

KV 620 “Die Zauberflöte” (Dritte Dame)

KV 621 “La clemenza di Tito” (Sesto, Annio)

 

Vincenzo Bellini

“I Capuleti e i Montecchi” (Romeo)

 

Johann Strauss

“Die Fledermaus” (Prinz Orlofsky)

 

Engelbert Humperdinck

“Hänsel und Gretel” (Hänsel)

 

Francis Poulenc 

“Dialogues des Carmélites” (Soeur Mathilde)

 

Philippe Boesmans

“Reigen” (Das Stubenmädchen Mizzi)

Oratorium/ Kantate

Antonio Vivaldi

RV 621 “Stabat mater“

 

Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 243 “Magnificat”

BWV 244 “Matthäus-Passion”

BWV 245 “Johannes-Passion“

BWV 248 “Weihnachtsoratorium”

 

Georg Friedrich Händel

HWV 54 “Israel in Egypt”

 

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

“Stabat mater”

 

Joseph Haydn

“Arianna a Naxos”

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

KV 626 “Requiem in d- moll”

Lied

W.A. Mozart
“Abendempfindung an Laura”

Franz Schubert
“Der Musensohn”
“Frühlingstraum”
“Erster Verlust”
“Lachen und Weinen”

Johannes Brahms
“Am Sonntagmorgen”
“Feldeinsamkeit”

Gabriel Fauré
“Le secret”
“En prière”

Adolph Foerster
“In strange lands”

Algernon Ashton
“In der Fremde”

Hugo Wolf
“Das verlassene Mägdlein”

Richard Strauss
“Zueignung”

Alexander Zemlinsky
“Und kehrt er einst heim

Max Reger
“Heimat”

Francis Poulenc
“Violon”
“Les chemins de l’amour”

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