During the 2020/2021 season, Katharina Müllner will conduct Benatzky’s Meine Schwester und ich at Volksoper Wien and the premiere of Nashke’s Der Satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar. Besides, she will be on the podium for concerts with Brucknerorchester Linz, Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie in Chemnitz and Sinfonieorchester Aachen.
Katharina Müllner conducted Millöcker’s Gasparone at TAG Theater Wien in 2016 and a concert at the Glass Hall of Vienna’s Musikvereins, whilst still a student. She finished her studies conducting the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra in a concert of works by Beethoven and Johann Strauß at Vienna’s Radiokulturhaus. At Schlossfestspiele Langenlois, Austria, she was on the podium for a number of performances of Lehár’s The Merry Widow in 2017.
From 2017 until the summer of 2020, Katharina Müllner was a member of Landestheater Linz. Here, she made her debut conducting Strauß‘ A Night in Venice. Since, the Viennese was on the podium for performances of Zeller’s The Bird Seller as well as for family and school concerts with Bruckner Orchester Linz. During the 2019/2020 season, she conducted Millöcker’s The Beggar Student and new productions of Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto as well as Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
In 2019, Katharina Müllner made her debuts at Theater Aachen with Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette and at Theater Chemnitz with performances of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
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Three questions to Katharina Müllner:
A composer: Benjamin Britten, whose works should figure more prominently in the repertoire!
What was your calling to become a conductor? Vocation always sounds a bit grandiose, but I still believe that my job is ultimately a vocation. In the beginning I never really planned to become a conductor. In view of the great conductors I had seen so often in concerts and operas, that seemed completely absurd and presumptuous to me. Rather, the way there was clear in retrospect, but I was only aware of the goal later.
To be a conductor – in three words: joy, responsibility, letting go.