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Born in Baden Baden, Jutta Maria Böhnert studied singing with Professor Sylvia Geszty at the Stuttgart Music School.
Her first opera engagement was at the the National Opera Nüremberg. During this period, she has been invited to Berlin's Deutsche Oper, the Opera House in Hannover, the Munich State Theater am Gärtnerplatz and the Staastoper Berlin.
Her career continues as a member of the soloist ensemble of the Kassel State Theater.
She performed in various concerts and opera productions in Europe, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and more widely in Australia, China and Japan.
Her repertoire includes the roles of Fiordilidgi, Cosi fan tutte, Micaela, Carmen, Blanche, Dialogues des Carmélites.
The magazine Opernwelt nominated her "Young Artist" for the role of Verdi's Gilda, staged by Vera Nemirova.
Her interpretation of Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, is one of her great successes at the Cologne Opera alongside Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, further performed also at the State Opera in Wiesbaden and at the Stuttgart Opera under the direction of Manfred Honeck on a staging by Stefan Herheim.
With her warm timbre she interprets with great acclaim the lyrical roles of Händel and Mozart, roles such as Fiordilidgi and Konstanze at the Castle Theater of Potsdam and at the Cologne Opera House under the direction of Konrad Junghänel. Under his conduction, she also shines in the female lead role of Händel's Teseo at the Stuttgart Opera House and in Poro at the Händelfestspiele Göttingen and Xerxes at the Komische Oper Berlin.
At the Händelfestspiele Halle she sang the role of Ginevra in Ariodante under the direction of Frederico Maria Sardelli.
In Dresden she interprets the main female role in Teofane by Antonio Lotti conducted by Helmut Branny.
At the Lucerne Opera House in Switzerland she sang with great success under the guidance of the British conductor Howard Arman the title role of Alcina , as well as the role of Belinda in Dido and Aeneas. With the same collaboration, she performed at the Händelfestspiele Halle the soprano part in The Feast of Alexander by Händel.
She frequently performs a serie of concerts with Baroque repertoire together with the Windsbacher Knabenchor, the Kreuzchor of Dresden and the Thomanerchor of Leipzig, works of Bach-Weihnachtsoratorium, Matthäus- Johannes- Passion, recorded by Sony and Rondeau.
With Peter Kopp and his Vocal Consort Dresden, she sang works of Friedrich Naumann and the role of Nitocris in Händel's Belshazzar at the Frauenkirche in Dresden.
In the Great Konzerthaus in Berlin she performed Anna in the opera Dido, Queen of Karthago with the Elbipolis Orchestra, conducted by Florian Heyerlick.
Under the direction of Lothar Zagrosek she sang the Amore part in Paride ed Elena (Gluck) in Berlin and Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice at the Cologne Opera House conducted by Konrad Junghänel.
Jutta Maria Böhnert performed several Mozart roles, such as Susanna, Pamina, as well as the Contessa di Almaviva from Le Nozze di Figaro at the Castle Theater in Potsdam in the highly acclaimed staging of Andreas Dresen and at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, furthermore at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, St. Petersburg Philharmonie (direction Vassily Sinaisky) and finally at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf directed by Axel Kober.
She sang with great success the part of Michaëla in Bizet's Carmen at the Cologne Opera House and at the Lucerne Theater in Switzerland.
Under the guidance of Sir Neville Marriner, she performed the Messe in C of Mozart at the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf.
During her engagement at the Lucerner Theater Jutta Maria Böhnert sang the roles of Anna Glawari in Franz Lehar's Merry Widow, Mimi in Puccini’s La Bohème , Beatrice in Beatrice et Benedict of Berlioz and the title role of Bellini’s Norma.
In addition, she collaborates with conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Christian Thielemann, Lothar Zagrosek, Daniele Gatti, Philippe Jordan, Adam Fischer, Vassily Sinaisky, Axel Kober, Claude Schnitzler, Michael Helmrath, Laurence Equilbey, Helmuth Rilling, Sebastien Rouland, John Axelrod, Jonathan Nott, Markus Stenz, Howard Arman, Konrad Junghänel, Markus Poschner, Jos van Immerseel, Laurence Equilbey and Sir Neville Marriner.
From 2004 to 2012, she performed at the Bayreuth Festival the role of a Blumenmädchen as well as the Knappe in Parsifal. During a tour with the Cologne Opera to Shanghai, she sang the Waldvogel in Siegfried and Woglinde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold and the Götterdämmerung. She also performed Gutrune with the Bamberg Philharmonic under the direction of Jonathan Nott.
Next to the opera, Jutta Maria Böhnert dedicates herself to Lied recitals. She performs in particular the repertoire of Schubert, Schumann, Berg, and the Mélodies of the french composers such as Bizet, Fauré, Chausson and Débussy and gives recitals at the Brandenburg Summer Festival, in the Castle Theater in Potsdam, in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, as part of the Festival Music without Limits, at the Wigmore Hall in London and in the Netherlands.
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