Keine Tabus—Portrait at SWR Kunscht!

MeToo, racism, body-shaming or diversity—topics that are also present at music universities, in opera houses and on concert stages in this country and all over the world, but which are usually not spoken about openly.

The young Stuttgart soprano Andrea Conangla tackles them: professionally and personally, courageously, convincingly and touchingly. Born in Spain, raised in Portugal, the 29-year-old artist has been living in Stuttgart since 2017 and is active with her voice in the field of classical as well as new music - and has also been a lecturer at the State University of Music Trossingen since 2020. Kunscht! Meet the versatile young woman.

newspaper articles

Quando m’en vo / When I go on Jornal Público

“"How are you, girl?", "Smile", "Someone is acknowledging that you are beautiful", "You should be more grateful!" The succession of comments falls on a projected video showing a woman walking down the street. In front of it, Andrea Conangla, a Portuguese opera singer living in Germany, performs Quando m'en vo from the opera La Bohème, while several women share their own experiences of harassment in the dress the artist wears.” ︎ Read more!

Stuttgarter Zeitung—Hautnah dabei, wenn Kunst entsteht

“Many artists take advantage of the freedom this format offers them. The opera singer Andrea Conangla, for example, began the first part with Puccini and ended with John Cage and women's testimonies on the metoo debate. In between, she idiosyncratically explored the Beatles' evergreen "Yesterday" under the title "British Invasion is not over". "That was written by our composition scholar Ui-Kyung Lee," says Milla. "Since 2012 we have had a scholarship for new forms of music, which is explicitly not limited to new music, but includes experimental pop music.” ︎ Read more!

InSzene:Vokal startet in erste Förderrunde

“The new funding programme "InSzene: Vokal" of the Podium Gegenwart in the German Music Council has started: The sopranos Andrea Conangla and Viktoriia Vitrenko as well as the vocal ensembles Neue Kammer and Trio vis-à-vis have convinced the jury and will be included in the two-year funding programme” ︎ Read more!


Jornal Público

(...) masterfully performed by the interpreters, especially by the voices of Camila Mandillo and Andrea Conangla, whose vocal plasticity, associated with a crystalline timbre and extreme care in the delivery of the text, amazed us at several moments, despite a demanding score. ︎ Read more!

Pamina Klassik Maganize

However, the evening opened with two songs written a few years earlier based on texts by Goethe: "Hoffnung" (Hope) and "An den Mond" (To the Moon) describe the opposite poles of day and night, and Andrea Conangla's soft, silvery, slender soprano caught the listener's attention here (...) .

podcasts | interviews

Kunststiftung Podcast

In the third episode of our Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg podcast, Jessica Steinle and Laura Breier interview the singer Andrea Conangla. In addition to an interview, she sings works by Saariaho, Cage, Aperghis, and one of Puccini's arias Quando m'en vo, among others.

BOM DIA no feminimo

Catarina Salgueiro Maia and Marina Pacheco in conversation with Andrea Conangla.

project documentation

“A Laugh to Cry” - Multimedia Opera by Miguel Azguime

Composed by Miguel Azguime, who also performs on stage, and directed by Paula Azguime, this multimedia opera is performed by a young cast of singers and the musicians of the Sond'Ar-te Electric Ensemble conducted by Maestro Pedro Neves. At Teatro Viriato, we watched this NEW OP-ERA project and nobody remained indifferent As part of the 16th International Spring Music Festival, on 20 April, 2023.

"Ich flüchte in Dein Zauberzelt"

Prof. Angelika Luz, dramaturgy and direction
Oliver Röckle, video

Scores from enigmatic signs— Deutsches Literaturarchiv

With eye and ear, hand and foot, and with the full range of their vocal art, Angelika Luz, alumni and students of the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts (Rebekka Bigelmayr, Andrea Conangla, Karera Fujita, Cong Wei and Pascal Zurek) interpreted some of the exhibits of "punktpunktkommastrich. Sign Systems in the Literary Archive and other scores of enigmatic signs.