The Austrian mezzo-soprano Hermine Haselböck studied at the universities of music in Vienna and Detmold. International recital and concert performances have led her to New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Konzerthaus and Musikverein, the Salzburg Mozarteum, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Dresden Frauenkirche, Munich’s Philharmonie am Gasteig Munich and Teatro San Carlo.
Her operatic roles have included Ramiro (La Finta Giardiniera at New National Theatre, Tokyo), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel at Volksoper Vienna), Dorabella (Così fan tutte at Concertgebouw Amsterdam), Dame (The Magic Flute at Theater an der Wien and Grand Theatre de la Ville Luxemburg), Magd (Elektra in Festival Baden-Baden), Mutter (Hänsel und Gretel at Oper Graz), Fricka (Das Rheingold and Die Walküre at Tirol Festival Erl) and Flosshilde (Das Rheingold in Rome). Other roles include Mercedes (Carmen), Odetta (Adelia), Ernesto (Il Mondo della Luna), Magdalene (Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Brangäne (Tristan und Isolde) and Azucena (Il trovatore).
Apart from numerous radio recordings her discography includes CDs with songs by Zemlinsky, Schreker and Mahler (Bridge Records), Donizetti Adelia (Sony BMG), Beethoven Missa Solemnis and Symphony no. 9 (Col Legno), Mahler Song of the Earth (CAvi-Music), Schubert’s Mass in A flat major (ORF) and Strauss Elektra on DVD (Unitel). For her Solo CDs she received the Pasticcio Prize of Austrian Classic Radio Ö1 and the International Alexander Zemlinsky Prize.
Haselböck is Guest Professor for Voice at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.