Biography

Musical curriculum vitae

Tatjana Schneider was born in the Siberian town Omsk in Russia. Due to her German parents interests in music and their extensive record collection her love for classic music awoke in her very young ages. Mostly the opera and the operatic voices found her interests.


At the age of 8 Tatjana Schneider started her music education at the State Music School in Omsk. During the first 8 years she won a lot of state vocal competitions for children.
In 2004 she continued her education of opera singer at the Music Academy “W. J. Schebalin” in Omsk with Natalja Ogneva. She was a prize-winner of several international vocal competitions, e.g. “Sobinow” in Jaroslawl, “Golden Siberian” in Novosibirsk and “Young Voices Siberian” in Omsk.


Tatjana Schneider started her studies of opera singing at the university of the arts “F. Dostojewski” in Omsk with Natalja Ogneva in 2008. Moreover she was a successful participant of the festival “Omsk-Salzburg” in Omsk and of various international competitions, for example “Silver Voice” and “Glinka” in Moscow as well as “Stokolow” in Saint Petersburg.


She is currently studying at the Berlin Music Academy “Hans Eisler” with Anna Samuil (Soloist at the State Opera “Unter den Linden” in Berlin) since 2012. During this time she was finalist and jury prize laureate of the international singing competition “Maria Bieshu” in Moldova (2012), semi-finalist of the international competition “Riccardo Zandonai” in Italy (2013), semi-finalist of the international competition “Voci Verdiane” in Italy (2014), and semi-finalist of the international vocal competition in Germany (2014). In 2014 she took part at the master class in Spanish and Catalan songs with Francisco Poyato as well as at the international master class in singing with Robert Dean Smith. Additionally Tatjana Schneider is a soloist at the Berlin Philharmonic regularly.

Since the beginning of 2016/2017 season she is a member of the Ensemble at the St.Gallen Theater, where she has previously appeared as Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Edelknabe (Lohengrin), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Yum-Yum (Der Mikado oder Die Stadt Titipu), Anna (Nabucco). In the summer 2017 she has presented the role of Princess Anna at the Loreley Opera by Alfredo Catalani in the St.Galler Festspiele.