Gerhild Romberger was born in the Emsland. After studying music for schools at the Academy of Music in Detmold, she studied with Mitsuko Shirai and Hartmut Höll.
As a passionate concert-singer her extremely extensive repertoire encompasses all the major contralto and mezzo-soprano parts in the oratorio and concert repertoire from the Baroque to the Classical and Romantic periods to the 20th century music.
Significant steps in Gerhild Romberger’s career in recent years were concerts with Manfred Honeck, the Berlin Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Herbert Blomstedt and the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester under Riccardo Chailly. Furthermore, she performed with the Vienna and Bamberg Symphony Orchestras under Daniel Harding or at La Scala under Franz Welser-Möst.
Highlights of the current season include Mahler’s Lied von der Erde in Monte Carlo as well as Mahler’s 2nd Symphony with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with the Berlin Philharmonic in Berlin and under the baton of Kent Nagano at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie. In Hamburg, she can also be heard in Ligeti’s Requiem and in Florence with Dvorak’ s Stabat Mater alongside Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.