Marie  Karall

Marie Karall

Mezzo-Soprano

Carmen title-role at the Hong-Kong Opera 2018
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«Marie Karall stands out owing to her vocal quality, beautiful, dark & powerful voice»
Concertonet .com, par Sébastien Foucart, novembre 2014 (Lille Opera) (2017)
«Confirmation for singers revealed around 2008: Marie Karall, the mezzo who received a standing ovation after her rendition of the Azucena aria from the Trovatore , Verdi»
(Chorégies d'orange) Marie-Christine Harant, l'Art-vues, in June 2016 (2017)
«Beautiful discovery, the splendid mezzo Marie Karall in Fenena. Endowed with an immediately moving and attractive voice tone, with a very subtle phrasing art, marvelously used in the cavatina of act IV, she deserves leadership roles today»
Jacques bonnaure, la lettre du musicien, june 2016 (2017)
2014Verdi: Luisa MillerFederica, Duchess of Ostheim
2013Verdi: NabuccoFenena
2013Verdi: Il TrovatoreAzucena
2012Delibes: LakméMallika
2000Verdi: Luisa MillerFederica, Duchess of Ostheim

Bio


Contact: agence@backstage-opera.eu

                     marie.karall@yahoo.fr 

"the mezzo-soprano Marie Karall is distinguishable for the dark color of her highly dramatic voice tone and her strong emotional involvement" Jonathan Parisi


Education : Strasbourg Conservatoire de Musique, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Rome Opera studio (Santa Cecilia). Member of the Opera compagny ''l'envol'' at the Lausanne Opera in Swizzerland in 2012 and 2013. Degree in literature and law.

Competitions : First prize Azuriales Competition Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (2006), winner of the 20th International Competition of Clermont-Ferrand from Teresa Berganza (2007), first prize 15th Competition of Picardie (2008), she won the audition des Directeurs d'Opéra, international competition organized by the Centre Français de Promotion Lyrique in Paris at l'atelier lyrique from the Paris National Opera (2010), First prize prix lyrique Œuvres des Saint-Anges, prize given by the Director of the Rennes Opera and artistic Director from the Liège Opera (2011), award winner at the NYIOP, New York International Opera Auditions, Anvers/Belgium (2014), finalist/winner at the ZAV-Künstlervermittlung in Munich/Germany (2016).

Repertoire : Carmen/Carmen, Charlotte/Werther, Dalila/Samson et Dalila, Orfeo/Orfeo ed Euridice, Preziosilla/la Forza, Eboli/Don Carlos, Paulina/Queen of Spades, Principessa di Bouillon/Adriana Lecouvreur, Belle Hélène, Neris/Medea, Maddalena/Rigoletto...

Stage : Chorégies d'Orange, Bordeaux National Opera, Montpellier National Opera (Mallika/Lakmé), Reims Opera, Lausanne Opera (Luisa Miller/Federica, L'Opinion Publique/Orphée aux Enfers), Tours Opera, Avenches Opera festival Swizerland (Fenena/Nabucco),Toulon Opera, Lille Opera (Zefka/the diary of one who disappeared, Janacek), Aspendos festival Turkey (Azucena/il trovatore excerpts), Capitole de Toulouse, SWR Stuttgart (mother/chinese cup/dragonfly/The bewitched child), Avignon Opera, Saint-Etienne Opera (Fenena/Nabucco), Tenerife Opera (Principessa di Bouillon aria)... Lyon Opera (Jeanne au bûcher) Dec 2016, January and February 2017, Rouen Opera (Tistou les pouces verts) February and March 2017, Mezzo-soprano for the Verdi Gala at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées June 30th and July the 1st 2017 (Eboli, Azucena)

Concert : Messe du couronnement, Mozart with Ensemble Matheus/Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Messe en Ut, Beethoven (Bruxelles/Belgium, Paris/France), duet with José Cura (Verdi Gala/Aspendos Ancient Theater), Musiques en fêtes Live TV broadcast from les Chorégies d'Orange (Azucena aria)...

Discography : L'Enfant et les sortilèges, Ravel, SWR, Germany, December 2015

Upcoming events : Carmen title-role, Latvian National Opera Riga, March 2018. 

                                           Carmen title-role, debuts in Asia at the Hong Kong Opera, May 2018

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Carmen Immediately Latvijas Nacionala Opera (latvian National Opera) 2018
Bizet: Carmen Carmen Immediately Opera Hong Kong 2018
Verdi: Luisa Miller Federica, Duchess of Ostheim Lausanne Opera 2014
Verdi: Nabucco Fenena Festival d'Opéra Avenches 2013
Verdi: Il Trovatore Azucena Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival 2013