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The American mezzo-soprano is garnering international acclaim most notably for her interpretations of Mozart, Rossini, and contemporary American opera.  In her recent role debut as Sister Helen in Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, Die Deutsche Bühne praised, "With a slender and individually-timbered mezzo and great charisma, Danielle Rohr carries the piece as Sister Helen."  At the Mozart Festival in Schwetzingen, Germany, critics regarded her Donna Elvira in Mozart's Don Giovanni as "definitively demanding and dynamic" -Mannheimer Morgen, and as "a powerful woman with an enthralling vocal presence" -Die Rheinpfalz.  

Rohr begins the 2023-24 season with her role debut as Sesto in Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito with Theater Koblenz, where she also created the role of Petra in the world premier of Eichberg's Wolf unter Wölfen.  Other notable recent engagements include Pat Nixon in Nixon in China, Angelina in La Cenerentola, Kitty Oppenheimer in Doctor Atomic, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Ottavia in L'incoronazione di Poppea, Nancy in Albert Herring, and Fenena in Nabucco; along with sacred works including Mozart's Requiem 

and Coronation Mass, Händel's Messiah, and Bach's St. Matthew's Passion.  

Rohr is currently an ensemble member at Theater Koblenz (Germany) and has been a featured guest and concert soloist with the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik (Austria),  Moonlight Festival (Switzerland), Taranto Opera Festival (Italy), the Messiah Festival of the Arts (United States), Theater Pforzheim (Germany), and Concierto Barrocco (Mexico).  

She performed various roles as a young artist, including Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel with Heartland Opera Theater, and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus with Opera in the Ozarks.  She completed her studies with academic honors at Wichita State University (M.M.) and William Jewell College (B.S.).  Rohr was a consecutive NATS Regional Finalist winning both 3rd and 4th prizes, received recognition at the Metropolitan Opera National Councils, participated in the final rounds of the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik Gesangswettbewerb, was a WSU Concerto Aria finalist, and a Koch Cultural Trust grant recipient. She has worked with esteemed professionals including Joyce DiDonato, Håkan Hagegård, Martin Katz, and Alan Held, and she currently studies with W. Stephen Smith.  

" Fenena was sung by Danielle Rohr with gorgeous timbre and immense radiance." 
Badische Zeitung 
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