Meet 2019 Mezzo-soprano Soloist, Danielle Rohr
Bethany College alumna and Kansas-born mezzo-soprano, Danielle Rohr, has been praised internationally for her gorgeous timbre and charismatic presence. She opened the 2018/2019 season with Theater Koblenz (Germany), where she made her debut in the title role of Rossini’s La Cenerentola. In the previous three seasons as a principal artist with Theater Pforzheim (Germany), her appearances included Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Fenena in Nabucco, and Ottavia in L’incoronazione di Poppea, along with sacred works including Mozart’s Requiem and Coronation Mass. Rohr has been featured in concert with the revered Philharmonie Baden-Baden at the Moonlight Festival (Zoefingen, Switzerland), and also throughout Mexico in a series of Händel concerts: Concierto Barrocco. At Teatro de los Héroes (Chihuahua, Mexico) and Teatro Ramón Lopez Velarde (Zacatecas, Mexico), she was seen as Dorabella in Così fan tutte. With the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik (Innsbruck, Austria), she sang Second Witch in Dido and Aeneas.
Rohr graduated with academic honors from William Jewell College and Wichita State University. She was a two-year NATS regional finalist, a WSU Concerto Aria finalist, and a Koch Cultural Trust grant recipient.