Winner of numerous singing competitions and scolarship holder of the Rotary Club Kiel , Katerina von Bennigsen was, after her studies in Hamburg, a member of the Staatstheater Cottbus from 2014 to 2016. While still studying, the young artist had guest Appearances in several opera productions at the Staatsoper Hamburg and Laeiszhalle.
In the Saison 2016/17 she made her debut at the Staatsoperette Dresden as ADELE in „Die Fledermaus“ and as OTTILIE in „Im weißen Rössl“ and had guest performances as LUISE in the world premiere of Johanna Doderer's opera „Liliom“ at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich.
In the season 2017/18 the young soprano sang JEMMY in „Guillaume Tell“ , FIAKERMILLI in „Arabella“ at the Opera Kiel and CIBOLETTA in „Eine Nacht in Venedig“ at the Magdeburg Theatre. Moreover in that season Katerina made her successful debut as SCINTILLA in Bruno Maderna's opera „Satyricon“ at the Salzburg Easter Festival.
In summer 2018 she portrays LISA in „Gräfin Mariza“ at the Mörbisch Lake Festival.
In the season 2018/19 she returns as JOHANNA in „Sweeny Todd“ to the Opera Kiel. Future engagements are planned at the Semperoper Dresden, Teatro Communale di Modena, Opera Cologne again at the Mörbisch Lake Festival.
Katerina's repertoire includes such roles as ÄNNCHEN, BLONDE, THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, MARZELLINE, SOPHIE, OLYMPIA etc.