Biography English

Alina Behning was born in Hamburg / Germany and gained her first musical experiences as a member of the Children`s Choir of the Hamburg State Opera. She holds a Bachelor degree from HfMT Hamburg and a Master's degree of Opera from hmt Rostock, where she had studied with Fionnuala Mc Carthy.


Solo engagements have taken her to the Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin, Volkstheater Rostock, Opera Stabile / Staatsoper Hamburg, Laeiszhalle Hamburg and Teatro Savoia Campobasso.


As a soloist she performed with orchestras like Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin, Philamonic Chamberorchestra Wernigerode, Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic, Hamburger Camerata or Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock. Besides she took part in concerts in festivals like Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Alpenklassik and BACHFEST Rostock.


Currently she is working as a freelance artist in the fields of concert and opera. Since 2014 she performed in many concerts of sacred music, especially with the music of J. S: Bach. Alina has gained opera experience as Goffredo in Rinaldo at the Hmt Rostock, as well as Bradamante in Alcina at the Opera stabile / Staatsoper Hamburg and in various productions of the HfMT Hamburg under the stage direction of Florian M. Leibrecht with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra.

In 2020 she performed the 3. Lady in a production of "Die kleine Zauberflöte" at Kammeroper / Alletheater Hamburg and made her debut as Maddalena in Verdis Rigoletto at Teatro Savoia Campobasso in 2021. In Summer 2022 she returns to Italy to perform Lucia in Cavalleria rusticana at the festival Opera al Larghetto.


Future engagements includes a Parsifal production in Switzerland under the stage direction of Jasmin Solfaghari  and a guest contract at Theater Hof.


Alina Behning received scholarships from Franz and Christel Kuhlmann Stiftung, Live Music Now Hamburg e.V. and Opera Life and was a finalist in the International Maritim Competition 2019.


Masterclasses and private studies with KS Brigitte Fassbaender, Siegfried Jerusalem, Jasmin Solfaghari, Roberto Servile, Bernarda Fink, Doreen Defeis and James Hooper, among others, gave her important impulses.