Since August 2018, Katerina von Bennigsen joined the renowned ensemble of the Semperoper Dresden as a soloist. There she can be seen as Gretel in "Hänsel and Gretel", Susanna in "Le nozze di Figaro", Musetta in "La Bohème", Ännchen in "Der Freischütz", Blonde in "Die Entführung aus dem Serail", Despina in "Cosi fan tutte", Adele in "Die Fledermaus", Amanda in "Le Grand Macabre", Scintilla in "Satyricon", Gretchen in "Der Freischütz" and Wanda in "Die Herzogin von Gerolstein".
On her artistic journey, Katerina has sung with outstanding conductors such as Christian Thielemann, Alan Gilbert, Omer Meir Welber, Stefano Ranzani, Paolo Arrivabeni, Konrad Junghänel, Adam Fischer, John Fiore, Jonathan Darlington, Alexander Soddy, and Petr Popelka.
Her first fixed-term engagement led the young singer to the Staatstheater Cottbus. Since 2016, she has had various guest appearances at prestigious venues, including the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Oper Köln, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Theatro communale di Modena, Bühnen Halle, Theater Magdeburg, Gärtnerplatztheater München, and Theater Kiel, in roles such as Gilda in "Rigoletto", Sophie in "Der Rosenkavalier", Pamina in "Die Zauberflöte,", Zerlina in "Don Giovanni", Adina in "L'elisir d'amore," Marzelline in "Fidelio," Jemmy in "Guillaume Tell", Sophie in "Werther", Fiakermilli in "Arabella", Olympia in "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" and Joanna in "Sweeney Todd."
Raised in Hamburg, Katerina von Bennigsen completed her vocal studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater with Prof. KS Hanna Schwarz, Prof. Carolyn James, and Prof. Burkhard Kehring, specializing in Lied. During her studies, the talented singer made her debut at the Hamburg State Opera as Bubikopf in "Der Kaiser von Atlantis" and participated there in several productions of the opera studio. She refined her skills in masterclasses with renowned artists such as Margreet Honig, Montserrat Caballé, Edda Moser, Helen Donath, and John Norris.