After her graduation as a lawyer, the Austrian mezzo-soprano Natascha Petrinsky studies singing at the University of Tel-Aviv.
Since then, she starts an international career that leads her up on the most prestigious stages as Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Royal Opera House in London, Teatro Real in Madrid, the Staatsoper in Berlin, the Sydney Opera House, the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Gran Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Opera of Hong Kong, the New National Theatre in Tokyo, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Teatro Municipal in Santiago de Chile, the Wiener Festwochen, the Spoleto Festival and the Bayreuther Festspiel.
She sings the most important roles of mezzo dramatic as Amneris (Aida), Eboli (Don Carlo), Venus (Tannhäuser), Kundry (Parsifal), Fricka and Waltraute (Der Ring des Nibelungen), Judith (Bluebeard’s Castle), Baba (The Rake’s Progress) and the title role in Carmen.
Among her recent and future engagements: Carmen with LA Philharmonic conducted by Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl, Gräfin Geschwitz in Lulu at Teatro alla Scala and the Wiener Festwochen under the baton of Daniele Gatti, Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’été and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky conducted by Pinchas Steinberg in Sydney, Fricka in Die Walküre in Monte Carlo, Baba in The Rake’s Progress at La Fenice in Venice and the title role in the world premiere of Pascal Dusapin’s Penthesilea at La Monnaie in Brussels, Hänsel und Gretel in Turin under the baton of Pinchas Steinberg, Marie in Wozzeck in Rio de Janeiro, Pentesilea in Strasbourg, Clytemnestra in Elektra in Bologna, Clarion in Strauss’s Capriccio with Renée Fleming at the Kennedy Center in Washington, under the baton of Christoph von Eschenbach, Il Trittico in Rome, Arabella in Lipsia and la IX di Beethoven conducted by M° Gatti.
Natascha Petrinsky records several CDs and DVDs with EMI, Deutsche Grammophon and Teldec.
She also performs in concert with conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Daniele Gatti, Ingo Metzmacher, Pinchas Steinberg, Gustavo Dudamel and Jeffrey Tate.