Sabina Willeit was born in Bolzano (Italy) from a
At the State Conservatory of Music in Bolzano she studied Singing
and graduated summa cum laude. Later on she studied at the
"Accademia Rossiniana" in Pesaro and improved with M° Beniamino
As Marguerite|Faust she made her opera début at Teatro Lirico di
Cagliari in 1999. This was followed by guest performances at Teatro
Sistina in Rome and at the 'Festspiele' of Bad Kissingen and
Ludwigsburg. She sang Flora|La Traviata at Maggio Musicale in
Florence under Z.Metha, Doraballa|Così fan tutte directed by Claudio
Desderi and Second Norn|Götterdämmerung at 'Erler Festspiele'.
In the year 2001 Willeit was winner of the important competition "As.li.co"
in Milan. After this she performed Sesto|La Clemenza di Tito and
Idamante|Idomeneo, both directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi, at the
theatres of Cremona, Brescia, Pavia, Como, Pisa and Ravenna, and
performances also inFrance in Vichy and Massy (Paris).
Further invitations to these theatres followed as Nicklausse|Les
Contes d'Hoffmann, and Romeo|I Capuleti e i Montecchi directed by
Cristina Mazzavillani Muti.
Sabina Willeit performed Tisbe|La Cenerentola at Teatro Comunale di
Bologna, Second Dame|Die Zauberflöte in Lecce, Tebaldo|Don Carlo at
Rome Opera under M° Nello Santi, Rosina|Il Barbiere di Siviglia and
Cenerentola in Udine, Amor|L'Incoronazione di Poppea at
Mozart-Festival La Coruna under Alberto Zedda, Zulma|L'Italiana in
Algeri at the Festival of Aix-en-Provence and Leonarda|L'Ajo
nell'imbarazzo (Donizetti) at Wexford Festival 2006 under Michele
In 2007 Willeit made her début under M° Arthur Fagen as
Komponist|Ariadne auf Naxos in Bolzano and Lucca. Back to Bologna
she performed Colombina|Arlecchino (Busoni) and Female
Voice|Pulcinella (Stravinsky) produced also in DVD. These
productions directed by Lucio Dalla were as well performed at
Wexford Festival 2007. Later on Willeit sang Serpilla|Il Giocatore
(Cherubini) at Opéra Royal de Wallonie Liège.
Besides Sabina Willeit shoes high activity in the field of concerts.
Amongst others she sang important parts under M°Gustav Kuhn, Günter
Neuhold, Corrado Rovaris, Riccardo Frizza, Ralf Weikert: Mahler's
Das Lied von der Erde, Mozart's Requiem, DeFalla's El amor brujo,
Rossini's Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solemnelle, Berlioz's Les
Nuits d'Eté, Beethoven's 9th Simphony, etc.
In the year 2008 Willeit performed Zulma at the Theatre of Luxemburg
together with the Festival of Aix-en-Provence and sang various
concerts of Rossini-Stabat Mater under Alberto Zedda.
Since September 2008 Sabina Willeit has been member of the Ensemble
of Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. There she made her debut as
Fricka|Das Rheingold; further roles were Eboli|Don Carlo, also along
with Ramon Vargas, Fricka|Die Walküre, Cherubino|Le Nozze di Figaro,
Komponist|Ariadne auf Naxos, Judith|Herzog Blaubarts Burg, and
Eglantine|Euryanthe. In 2010 she sang, amongst others, Romeo|I
Capuleti e i Montecchi in Liège with Patrizia Ciofi and
Dalila|Samson et Dalila together with José Cura, who performed and
directed at the same time. In 2011 she sang Fricka|Rheingold and
Walküre and Waltraute and Zweite Norn|Götterdämmerung in one week at
Easter, as well as Laura|La Gioconda together with Violeta Urmana.
In September 2011 she sang Dalila at Beseto Opera in Seoul (South
Korea) and debuted Ernestina|L'equivoco stravagante by Rossini in
Basel-Rhien, performing the same role at Opéra Royal de Wallonie
Liège (02/2012) and in Skt. Moritz (06/2012).
In July 2012 she debuted as Azucena|Il Trovatore in Udine and
Future plans include the role of Hänsel in Humperdinck's Hänsel und
Gretel in Teatro Comunale of Bolzano (January 2013).