"with every urgently voiced feeling and her expressivity wholly authentic"
"a new star in the song singer's sky"
With her flexible and expressive high soprano Eva Resch is one of the most exciting singers of the younger generation. A savvy interpreter of contemporary music, she was invited to the Teatro de Bellas Artes and the Cervantino Festival in Guanajuato, Mexico, as well as to the Villa Massimo in Rome. She guested among others at the national theaters in Warsaw and Weimar, at the Bonn Opera, the Malmö Opera, as well as at the Munich Biennale, the Wiener Festwochen and the Berliner Festspiele.
In 2022, she premiered the new opera The Damned and the Saved by Malin Bång at the Biennale Munich and Nationaltheater Mannheim.
Eva Resch has sung roles in the world premieres of operas written by Wolfgang Rihm, Pascal Dusapin, Thomas Adès, Johannes Maria Staud, Vladimir Tarnopolski, Philipp Maintz, Gordon Kampe and Anno Schreier. She has worked with outstanding directors and conductors, such as Claus Guth and Werner Schroeter, Franck Ollu, Stefan Asbury, Walter Koberá, Johannes Kalitzke and Alicija Mounk.
Eva also devotes herself with great enthusiasm to chamber music projects: she regularly interprets the Chaplin Operas by Benedict Mason with the Ensemble Modern, most recently at the Tchaikovsky Theater in Perm (Russia), at the Philharmonie in Essen, the Cité de la Musique/Festival d’Automne Paris and together with the Collegium Novum at the Tonhalle Maag Zurich.
Her debut CD recording Being Beauteous (Genuin) with songs by Debussy and Britten was nominated for the German Record Critics’ Award (“Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik”). Her CD Insights(Genuin) with the complete collection of all string quartets by Arnold Schönberg recorded in collaboration with the Asasello Quartet has won several awards. Her latest CD recording Eden (Genuin) of The Book of Hanging Gardens by Arnold Schönberg and other songs by Viktor Ullmann, Anton Webern and Franz Schreker was released in May 2019. She presented it in a recital together with the pianist Eric Schneider at the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna. The recording has already been nominated for the German Record Critics’ Award and has resulted in the nomination as Singer of the Yearfor the Opus Klassik Award 2020.
The season 2022/23 will include her debut at Wiener Konzerthaus with Bernhard Lang’s Cold Trip part I + II in the series Nouvelles Aventures. She will also sing concerts of Schönberg’s String Quartett 2 with the Asasello Quartett in Cologne and at the Festival de Laon (FR).