Ute Gfrerer


Having given her Amercian Theater debut with Virginia Opera in a production of the “Seven Deadly Sins” last season, Austrian soprano Ute Gfrerer is considered to be one of the best interpreters of Kurt Weill’s music.  She has sung and recorded many of his works, including The Threepenny OperaOne Touch of Venus, Lady in the DarkMarie Galante and The Seven Deadly Sins.

After studying voice and acting in Los Angeles she became a successful international soloist for the past three decades. Her career brought her to major musical centers around the world , including the Zurich Opera, the Vienna Volksoper, the Barbican Hall in London, the NHK Hall in Tokio, the Teatro National in Guatemala City, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Cologne Philharmonie and the Herkulessaal in Munich, working under the direction of Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Franz Welser-Moest, HK Gruber and Thomas Hengelbrock, to name just a few.

The artist’s extensive repertory ranges from opera (Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni) to operetta (Adele in Die Fledermaus and Valencienne in The Merry Widow) musicals (Jesus Christ Superstar, My Fair Lady) as well as chansons and lieder. Ute Gfrerer is also know for her solo shows and cabaret programs where she channels stars like Marlene Dietrich or Edith Piaf.  For more info please visit her website under www.ute-gfrerer.com

Productions at New Rep

Production Role
Prisoner (Aldonza)