Doris Soffel's Biography
Doris Soffel's opera career is truly one of a kind. With her strong vocal expressive power, her charisma and stunning acting performances, she celebrates one triumph after the other. In 2021 she sang her 100th leading opera role. Soffel has sung with legendary conductors such as von Karajan, Celebidache, Solti, Giulini, Sawallisch, Maazel, Mehta, Sinopoli, as well as Thielemann, Rattle, Jordan, Luisi, Nagano and Barenboim. Working from the beginning of her career with such significant stage directors as Rennert, Ponnelle, Friedrich and Kupfer had a great formative influence on her artistry and today she works with directors like Konwitschny, Carsen, Herheim, Wilson, Stölzl, Kosky, Loy and Tscherniakov.