Bettina Maria Bauer has been an ensemblemember at the Saarländisches Staatstheater since 2019/2020, where she has previously played the roles of Valencienne (The Merry Widow), Frasquita (Carmen), Adele (Die Fledermaus) and Blonde (The Abduction from the Seraglio).


In the 2024/2025 season she will be heard as Pamina, Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute), Waldvogel (Siegfried) and Joanna (Sweeney Todd).

(Please see the calendar and repertoire for dates)


Guest engagements have already taken Bettina Maria Bauer to the Opéra Royal du Château de Versailles (as Woglinde in Wagner's "Rheingold"), the Konzerthaus Berlin, where she debuted with the main role of Mouse in Ivan Fischer's children's opera "The Gruffalo" and, among other things, Frasquita to the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.


In the 2018/2019 season she was engaged at the Mainfrankentheater Würzburg.


Even before her studies, Bettina Maria Bauer was able to gain her first stage experience at the Landestheater Niederbayern, where, among other roles, she also played Barbarina in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro.


Bettina Maria Bauer began her studies at the University of Music in Würzburg in 2012 and deepened her training with a Master of Music and Performance, which she completed with top grades. In addition to her training, Bettina actively took part in master classes with Juliane Banse, Camilla Nylund and Klesie Kelly-Moog, among others. She also received lessons from Daniela Sindram, Cheryl Studer and Julie Kaufmann.


The soprano was awarded, among other things, first prize in the competition for the Opera Singing Prize of the Concerto Foundation Augsburg and a prize from the Bremen Belcanto Prize. She was also a multiple finalist in the Berlin Federal Singing Competition.

She is also a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Association.


In addition to her operatic experience, Bettina is also a lied and concert singer. She worked with Gerold Huber and Alexander Fleischer, among others. In the song she also received influences from Irwin Gage.

This was followed by concerts in Germany, Austria, Italy and Southeast Asia.