Soprano Katharina Göres was born in Berlin, Germany. She took her first musical steps on a popular children's music TV-Show, then as a member of the Berlin Radio Children's Choir and eventually became a pre-college piano student at the "Hanns Eisler" Academy of Music in Berlin.                                                         In 2001, she began her college studies at the Hanns Eisler Academy in the voice studio of Carola Nossek and also studied interpretation with renowned soprano Julia Varady the art of Lied with pianist Wolfram Rieger.

In addition she was privileged to work in master classes with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Irwin Gage, Ann Murray and Willy Decker.

From 2008 to 2013 she was working with Dorothee Reingardt.

 

After graduation, Katharina Göres joined the ensemble at the Nationaltheater Mannheim as a soloist member and has since sung a wide range of roles including  Adele (Johann Strauß Die Fledermaus), Rosina (Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia), Gretel (Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel), Susanna (Mozart Le nozze di Figaro), Adina (Donizetti L'elisir d'amore), Musetta (Puccini La Bohème), Eliza (Loewe My fair Lady), Oscar (Verdi Un ballo di maschera), Despina (Mozart Così fan tutte), Zerlina (Mozart Don Giovanni), Najade (Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos), Sophie (Massenet Werther), Woglinde und Waldvogel (Wagner Rheingold, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung).

Her debut as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart) she gave at the Landestheater Detmold. Further she has been invited to the opera houses of Berlin (Komische Oper), Basel, Dortmund, Freiburg, Mainz, Koblenz, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Kaiserslautern, Hagen.

Katharina Göres can be heard as Gandarte in Alessandro by Gian Francesco de Majo on a CD released in 2009 by Coviello Classics. With the same label in July 2014 she released her Solo-Debut-CD "Amuse Bouche".

 

Equally in demand as a Lied and oratorio singer, the Soprano has performed multiple times at the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Rosengarten Mannheim, with the Berliner Symphoniker, the Philharmonie Baden-Baden, with the Vocalconsort Berlin and the B'Rock Orchestra, she worked with conductors such as Dan Ettinger, Friedemann Layer, Nicholas Milton, Gary Cooper, Axel Kober and was invited to festivals such as  the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern or the Menuhin-Festival Gstaad.

 

Several of her song recitals on the Musica Reanimata concert series were broadcasted by Deutschlandradio. 

In summer 2012 a concert tour led her to South Korea.

 

In 2009 Katharina Göres was a prizewinner at the International Mirjam Helin Voice Competition in Helsinki. She also received the coveted Arnold-Petersen-Prize 2010 awarded annually to a young artist of exceptional promise.