“As she stepped on stage, Xenia Ganz filled the whole space with her presence and made it hers. From the very first notes, her warm and rich voice enchanted the audience and it is with ease and serenity that she could reveal all the facets of her voice throughout the evening.
Whether portraying a passionate Nelly (Adelson e Salvini from Bellini), a fiery Carmen (Carmen from Bizet) or the gentleman Smeton (Anna Bolena from Donizetti), Xenia Ganz reveals a stunning vocal ability and a sophisticated dramatic interpretation.” (Expressions Magazine N 90 - summer 2015)
“Accompanied with the magnificent voice of the mezzo-soprano Xenia Ganz the « Orchestre d'Harmonie d'Electricité de Strasbourg » paid tribute to great opera composers for its annual concert of solidarity.” (DNA - 03.05.2015)
“Xenia Ganz achieved the most complete performance with her beautiful smooth-flowing mezzo and a good portion of acting talent. She was appreciated in her interpretation of the 3rd lady, in the role of the charming Angelina, as the seductive Dalila as well as Diana and Hänsel.” (www.mittelloge.de - traduction).
It is with Dorabella’s role in Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” that Xenia Ganz will open her season 2015/2016 at the “Hauptstadtoper” in Berlin.
In June 2016 she will sing the mezzo part in "La Vita di Maria" from Nino Rota with the « Orchestre d'Harmonie d'Electricité de Strasbourg » in the Strasburg Cathedral.
In Mai 2015 she gave her debut in Austria in the festival “Schloss Weinzierl” with a recital of French and Russian songs and is reinvited in 2016 for a Spanish recital with guitar.
In April 2015 Xenia Ganz performed a solo opera gala concert with the “Orchestre d’Harmonie de l’Electricité de Strasbourg” conducted by Marc Schaefer in the “Palais de la Musique et des Congrès de Strasbourg”.
In March 2015, she toured though Germany as second lady in Mozart’s “Magic Flute” with the Festspieloper Prag and sang in halls like Munich’s “Philharmonie im Gasteig”.
In June 2015, she sang the kitchenboy in “Rusalka" (Dvořak) in the Choriner Musiksommer at Kloster Chorin.
In 2012, she performed the role from "Lescaut" in “Manon” from Massenet in Hamburg’s Opernloft and was part of the Ensemble from Opernfactory, where she sang in the seasons 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 in two opera galas ("Mystic Oper" and "Opera d'amour") arias from “Carmen”, “Cenerentola”, “Samson and Dalila”, “Le Nozze di Figaro”, “Hänsel und Gretel” and “the Magic Flute”.
Born into a family of Russian-Uruguayan musicians, Xenia Ganz started playing the piano at 5 and later entered Strasburg’s conservatory of music where she studied with Françoise Claustre and also played in a trio with her brothers.
After completing her studies at Dijon Business School, she moved to Berlin in 2007 to study under Norma Sharp, professor at the Hans Eisler conservatory. She took part in several masterclasses with Norma and Thimothy Sharp, Peter Maus, Vincent Aguettant, Markus Brück and Thomas Michael Allen. She also works with Gundula Hintz in Berlin.