Upon graduation from „Musisches Gymnasium Salzburg“ 2010, german mezzo-soprano Magdalena Hinz began her vocal studies as a soprano with Elisabeth Schmock in Darmstadt. In 2008 she made her debut singing „Maria“ in the performance „Salzburger Adventsingen im Großen Festspielhaus“. In 2009, 2010 and 2012 she was chosen to perform the part of the “Angel” in the same production. This was followed by Lied recitals, for example at the „Staatstheater Darmstadt“, the performance of the contemporary Lied cycle „El gorrión“ by Daniel Vargas (*1986) in Kranichstein as well as oratorio performances with the orchestra of "Göttinger Barockorcheser" with Mozarts "Exsultate Jubilate" and "Requiem".
She received a guest engagement at the theatre of Osnabrück, where she performed the part of „Quiteria“ in the opera „Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit des Comacho“ by G. Ph. Telemann during the seasons 2015/16 and 2016/17.
Since 2015, she has been studying at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, where she was chosen to perform „Pamina“ in the opera production of Mozart’s „The Magic Flute“. Magdalena is currently studying with Henryk Böhm.
At the festival „Internationales Musikfestival Heidelberger Frühling 2017“ she got a scholarship for its Lied Academy under Thomas Hampson and Graham Johnson. She is also scholarship holder of the „Walter und Charlotte Hamelstiftung“, the „Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Hannover e.V.“, the "Oscar und Vera Ritter-Stiftung” as well as award winner of the "Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg".
Concert engagements have taken the artist to the Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2020 under the direction of Hermann Max, with the "Oratorio de Noël" by Camille Saint-Saëns in the large hall of the Mozarteum Salzburg and as an angel in GF Handel's "Jephtha" to the Chortage Hannover 2018
Magdalena Hinz is a prize winner of the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation 2017 , the Chamber Opera Schloss Rheinsberg 2017 and a scholarship holder of the "Yehudi Menuhin Live-Music-Now Hannover eV", the "Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation Hamburg" and the "Benno Kittl Foundation".
She is currently studying at the University of Music, Theater and Media in Hanover with Henryk Böhm in the master’s course in chamber music/ song interpretation. Master classes with Christine Schäfer and Edith Mathis complemented her education.