Wiltrud Weber

Biography

Willa Weber is an international vocal phenomenon. Her haunting soprano and her capacity to connect with an audience guarantees Willa’s performances are unforgettable, transformational experiences.

Coming from a classical and operatic background Weber was awarded the coveted Karl Erb Stiftung Music Scholarship and has performed with high-profile ensembles including the Berlin Philharmonic and Berlin Symphonic Orchestra. In the midst of her background in classical performance, her muse lured her first to India, and later to New York City, where she delved into the kaleidoscopic presence of various and vast musical and cultural worlds. Her successes within the Classical community and a musical education from around the world led Weber to explore songwriting and composition in NYC. She started a genre-bending journey, mixing Classical with House, Opera with Dance and creating a new space for combining the genre with influences from Jazz, Folk and World Music.

This culminated in the highly regarded Global Acoustic Project, in which she sings in no less than 10 languages and includes an array of cultural influences.


Her five year collaboration with Haitian-born New York City DJ, Producer and multi-instrumentalist Jephté Guillaume resulted in the full length release Blue and Deep, which saw the title track make waves in the International House, Dance and Pop worlds. Weber's career has since expanded to highly acclaimed scores (Rosita la favorite del Tercer Reich, Viking Women), feature film roles (Anna Wunder in Father Rupert Mayer) audiobooks, staged musical readings and performances (Diva in Sommer 14 at the renowned Bertolt Brecht Theater, Berlin). Weber recently finished her Artist in Residency at the 1st International Music and Theatre Days in Kolobrzeg/Poland. She had been featured on the Global Christmas Compilation this Winter and will be part of the Global Chill Compilation this Spring (J2 Music/Water Music Records).



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