Daniela Ruth Stoll – Soprano
The lyric-light soprano Daniela Ruth Stoll was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Her repertoire encompasses all epochs of classical music, including early and contemporary music.
She finished her studies at Hochschule der Künste Bern with distinction. During her studies she was coached by professor Brigitte Wohlfarth and later by professor Rachel Harnisch.
In order to develop as an artist, she additionally attended masterclasses with Vesselina Kasarova (opera), professor Helmuth Deutsch (German Lied), professor Kai Wessel (early music) and Capucine Chiaudani (Italian opera), to whom she owes her belcantistic abilities. She is currently coached by Ivan Konsulov.
Opera roles and concerts
Already during her studies, she sang at Konzerttheater Bern where she embodied roles like Barbarina and Papagena by Mozart. Amongst others, she has performed Blonde from «Die Entführung aus dem Serail» and Madame Herz from «Der Schauspieldirektor». Recently, she has debuted in the title role of Donizetti’s «Betly». Other roles in her repertoire are Zerlina from «Don Giovanni», Susanna from «Le nozze di Figaro», Lauretta from «Gianni Schicchi» and Adele from «Die Fledermaus».
In summer of 2020, she is going to sing the role of The First Lady in Mozart’s «The Magic Flute» at the Munot Opera Festival in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Highlights of her concert career were presentations at the National Opera of Ukraine, Kiev, the Kulturcasino Bern and the Musicaltheater Basel, where she recently performed songs from «Peer Gynt» by Edvard Grieg.
Prizes and Awards
She has recently been awarded prize winner of «Munot 2019 Opera Festival». Furthermore, she won the 1st prize of the international singing competition «Schlossoper Haldenstein 2017» and was among the finalists of the «36th International Hans Gabor Belvedere singing competition 2017» in Moscow.
With her duo partner Mischa Kozlowski she won the 3rd prize as well as the audience prize at «Internationaler Othmar Schoeck-Wettbewerbe für Lied-Duo 2016» in Brunnen, Switzerland. In 2015 she was awarded 2nd prize in «Concorso Sollima 2015» and received a scholarship from the «Fondation Irène Dénéréaz», Switzerland.