Aurea Marston

Aurea Marston

Lirico Spinto Soprano

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«Mit Aurea Marston als Sopranistin durfte das Publikum einer aussergewöhnlich schönen reinen Stimme zuhören, die gleichzeitig reif und voll war, wie auch Leichtigkeit vermittelte.»
Bezirk Afffoltern (2016)
«A BIG voice and some nimble fingers brought the house down on February 9 in Almuñecar’s Casa de la Cultura when the soprano Aurea Marston was joined on stage by the pianist Cornelia Lenzin.»
euroweeklynews.com (2016)
«die Basler Sopranistin Aurea Marston als schrill und giftig ihr Recht einfordernde Mutter in einer auch schauspielerisch hinreissenden Szene.»
der Landbote (2016)
«El público aplaudió cada una de las actuaciones de Aurea Marston y Cornelia Lenzin, dedicándole una gran ovación final que obligó a las artistas a ofrecer un bis con una canción tradicional de Basilea.»
infocostatropical.com (2016)
2017Strauss R.: Der RosenkavalierLeitmetzerin
2017Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem)Soprano
2017Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2017Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleSoprano
2017Bruckner: Te Deum WAB 45Soprano
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (First Lady)
2015Britten: Peter GrimesEllen Orford
2010Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira

Bio


Engagements at: Theater Basel, Theater Koblenz, Theater Neustrelitz, Rathausoper Konstanz 

Swiss soprano Aurea Marston made her stage debut in 2006 as Sméraldine in Prokofiev`s opera L’amour des trois oranges at the Theater Basel and performed Siebel, Gymnasiast (Lulu) and Thibault (Don Carlos) at the same venue. Further engagements led her to the Theater Koblenz in 2009, where she sang such roles as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Charlotte in Werther, Nicklausse in Les Contes d`Hoffmann, Margret in Wozzeck, Anita, Dulcinée and Armelinde in Massenet operas La Navarraise, Don Quichotte and Cendrillon and Masha in P.Eötvös’ opera Die drei Schwestern. Since then she has made the transition to jugendlich-dramatic soprano and works as a freelance singer.

Aurea Marston made her successful role debut as Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes in Koblenz in 2015 and returned 2016/17 as 1.Dame in Die Zauberflöte as well as Marianne Leitmetzerin in Der Rosenkavalier and Micaëla in Carmen. With the Rathausoper Konstanz she sang the title role in Carl Orff’s Die Kluge and with the Free Opera Company Zürich she portrayed Beaumarchais’ Contessa in the production I due Figaro. In the fall of 2017 she will be making her debut as Leonore in Beethovens Fidelio at Landestheater Neustrelitz.

She has met and worked with great singers, conductors and directors, such as Christa Ludwig, Hartmut Höll, Armin Jordan, Gabriel Feltz, Enrico Delamboye, Kristiina Poska Calixto Bieito, Lutz Rademacher, Facundo Agudin, Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier, Philip Kochheim and Philip Stölzl. Aurea Marston has a scholarship of the Richard Wagner Society.

She has a succesful Liedduo- partnership with pianist Cornelia Lenzin.

 
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Beethoven: Fidelio Leonore Immediately Landestheater Neustrelitz 2018
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier Leitmetzerin 24 hours Theater Koblenz 2017
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem) Soprano Immediately Cantus Basel 2017
Bizet: Carmen Micaëla Immediately Theater Koblenz 2017
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle Soprano Immediately 2017

Awards

Richard wagner scholarship
2017