Mikis Theodorakis about CD Echowand

“Johanna has a way of singing that forces you to listen. You can’t get any closer to me as a musician than her.”
(athener Tagebuch asti-blog 29.07.2015)

Johanna Krumin’s Solo Lied CD has been coproduced with Bayerischer Rundfunk Classic and has won the super sonic award.
For the role of Manon / Massenet she was nominated as the Best Newcomer (critics’ award).
The CD “Finsternis” (cooperation with E Nomine) was awarded a Golden Disc.


During her studies (HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin) she worked as a lecturer for choral conducting and singing and was engaged as a full member of the RIAS chamber choir.

Since completing her studies, she has performed as a soloist with such partners as at the Leipzig Bach Festival, the Ruhrtriennale, the MDR Music Summer, with the Leipzig Chamber Orchestra, the German Chamber Orchestra, the Gewandhaus Octet, the Berlin Konzerthausorchester, the Potsdamer Kammerakademie, the Babelsberg Film Orchestra, the Bratislava Chamber Orchestra, the Mongolian State Opera Ulan Bator, the Hamburg State Opera (cover), European opera houses, at international music festivals, in the form of radio concerts and CD recordings.

With singles/CDs such as „Blaubeermund”, „Prophezeiung” (classic version) and „Finsternis” by E Nomine, she also succeded in pop music.

In addition, there are regular artistic and musical collaborations with partners such as the German Bundestag, the German Foreign Office, the Goethe Institute, the Olympic Stadium Berlin, Phase 7 performing art, in film music programs (Hans Zimmer/Ennio Morricone), as a moderator and as a keynote speaker with the Leadership Orchestra (inhouse training).

Her pedagogical activities have included teaching master classes, like „Le Chant – le Lied“ in Benin/Africa, publishing articles on diction for singers and giving lectures on word-tone relations in singing. Furthermore, she is an associate and keynote speaker for inhouse trainings with the Leadership Orchestra and worked as a member of the jury „Jugend musiziert”.

Since 2018 she has been the artistic director of the KulturSchlagLicht festival together with Dr. Anna Barbara Kastelewicz.