The mezzo-soprano Julia Pfänder initially studied double bass and music education at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (HMTM). She has sung as a mezzo-soprano in famous choirs, such as the Münchner Madrigalchor; the Audi Jugendchorakademie choir; and the Philharmonischer Chor München. She has sung for renowned artists, among others, for Thomas Hengelbrock; Kent Nagano; and Barbara Hannigan. Julia Pfänder has been studying voice since 2019 at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (HMTM) under Professor Daniela Sindram. She gained additional impulses from master classes under KS Professor Christiane Iven; Sabine Lahm; and Professor Gerhild Romberger. She has already performed in opera productions at the music school, where she sang the roles of Fricka in “The Rhine Gold” and the Third Lady and Third Child-spirit in “The Magic Flute.” In the academic year 2021/2022 she can be heard performing the roles of the Countess in Albert Lortzing’s “Der Wildschütz” and Erda in “The Rhine Gold.” In addition, she will sing the role of the mother in the cantata by Hanns Eisler “Die Mutter” (“The Mother”) at the Brecht Festival 2022 in Augsburg.