German Mezzo-soprano Marie Henriette Reinhold was born in Leipzig. She completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Musicology, and in 2011 began her vocal studies with Professor Elvira Dreßen at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy” Leipzig, which she passed with distinction in 2020.
Marie Henriette Reinhold is in great demand as a soloist across Germany and abroad. She has appeared as a soloist eg. with the Gaechinger Cantorey, the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, the Collegium Vocale Gent, the Münchener Bachchor, the Concerto Köln, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Staatskapelle Halle, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Kölner Kammerorchester, the Windsbacher Knabenchor, the baroque orchestra “La Scintilla”, the Zürcher Sing-Akademie, and the Kammerchor Stuttgart.
She has sung under the baton of many renowned conductors, such as Hans-Christoph Rademann, Thomaskantor Andreas Reize, Kreuzkantor Martin Lehmann, Christoph Gedschold, Dima Slobodeniouk, Florian Helgath, Frieder Bernius, Philipp Herreweghe, Semyon Bychkov, Herbert Blomstedt, Paavo Järvi, Christian Thielemann et.al.
Fülle bis in die fast sopranhafte Höhe und umarmende Wärme stehen Marie Henriette Reinhold gleichermaßen zu Gebote.
The summer of 2019 marks her debut at the Bayreuth Festival as one of Klingsors Zaubermädchen in Wagners Parsifal. Since then she is a regular guest there singing Grimgerde in Walküre as well. Under the baton of Pablo Heras Casado she will sing one of Klingsors Zaubermädchen and The Voice from Above in the new production of Wagners Parsifal 2023.
Masterclasses with Jonathan Alder, Alexander Schmalcz, Götz Payer, Thilo Dahlmann and Peter Schreier provided valuable insights into lied interpretation. She was Junior Prize Winner of the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin 2012, a Prize Winner of the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in 2014, and was awarded a Richard Wagner scholarship in 2017.
Marie Henriette Reinhold has many CD recordings to her name on a variety of labels, including Max Reger’s Choral Cantatas and his Requiem (Op.144b), Haydn’s Stabat Mater with the Kammerchor Stuttgart under Frieder Bernius, Friedrich Schneider’s oratorio Das Weltgericht, a world premiere recording of Gustav Schreck’s oratorio Christus, der Auferstandene, a live recording of J.S. Bach’s St John Passion in the St. Thomas Church Leipzig, under the direction of Peter Schreier, and most recently, Bach's St Matthew Passion and Magnificat under the baton of Hans-Christoph Rademann.