Born in Budapest in 1986, Dorrotya Láng studied at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien (Vienna’s University of Music and the Performing Arts) with Claudia Visca. Her awards and honours include Prize Winner of the 2012 Emmerich Smola Competition, Third Prize at the 2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation Song Competition and Prize Winner at the 2013 Mozart Academie competition in Aix-en-Provence.
Highlights of her 2016/17 season include “Angelina” in Renaud Doucet’s La Cenerentola and “Hermia” in Simon Phillips A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Hamburgische Staatsoper; Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 in the new Elbphilharmonie under Kent Nagano; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in her Tonkünstler debut; a Schubertiade recital debut with Helmut Deutsch; and a further recital with Mr Deutsch at Budapest’s Palace of the Arts.
Previous seasons have seen her perform the following roles at Hamburgische Staatsoper; her debut in the title role in Daphne, Vavara in Janáček’s Káťa Kabanová, Dorabella in Cosí fan tutte, Flora in La Traviata and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro. Ms Láng has also appeared at the RuhrTriennale where she performed the following roles; Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust, Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Flora in La Traviata, Smeraldine in The Love for Three Oranges and Mercédès in Carmen all at the Nationaltheater Mannheim. At Malmö Opera House Ms Lang appeared as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier and at Volksoper Vienna Ms Lang appeared as Nancy in Britten’s Albert Herring; Nanette in Der Wildschutz; and Herodias in Salome.
A frequent performer on the recital and concert stage, Ms Láng has given recitals at the Vienna Konzerthaus with Matthias Lademann; is a regular guest at the Oxford Lieder Festival with Julius Drake; and in 2015, made her Wigmore Hall debut as part of the Rosenblatt Recital series with Helmut Deutsch. Her concert appearances include Schumann’s Requiem für Mignon with Radio-Symphonieorchester Vienna at Musikverein under Corneilius Meister; and Romeo Castellucci’s staged performance of St Matthew’s Passion at Hamburgische Staatsoper conducted by Kent Nagano.