Since 2010, the german-norwegian mezzo-soprano Lena Haselmann has appeared regularly at the Festival for contemporary music Infection! at the Staatsoper Berlin, singing in John Cages Songbooks, Lucia Ronchettis Lezioni di tenebra, Salvatore Sciarrinos Macbeth, Stephan Olivers Mario und der Zauberer, as well as in Ligetis Aventures-Sur scène- Nouvelles Aventures. Born in Heidelberg, Ms. Haselmann studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim and at the Musikhochschule Nürnberg-Augsburg. In addition to her studies, she has participated in numerous masterclasses, such as at the Bachakademie Stuttgart where she debuted with the 2nd Symphony of Gustav Mahler under Helmut Rilling. At the Theater Heidelberg, she sang in Gespenstersonate by Aribert Reimann, in Massenet’s Manon and Puccini’s Tosca. In 2012, she debuted with the title role in the world premiere of Die Nacht from Markus Karch. With the Junge Staatsoper Berlin, she sang the mother in the staged recital Mir träumte! and the sister Neidtrude in Aschenputtel by Ermanno Wolf Ferrari.