Mariella Baier

Mariella Baier

Spinto Soprano

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«You mustn't hide your voice from the world»
m.Goldbach (2016)
m.baier (2016)
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflyCio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
2016Wagner: Die WalküreSieglinde
2015Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2015Puccini: Suor AngelicaSuor Angelica
2015Wagner: Die WalküreSieglinde
2015Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2009Weber: Der FreischützAgathe


German-born young dramatic soprano Mariella Baier discovered her passion for singing while studying music education at university. She subsequently was accepted at the Royal Conservatory Brussels, where she studied in the studio of Lena Lootens as well as with Margarida Codina Natividade. After receiving her masters degree, she took part in several master classes and studied under Grace Bumbry, both privately and through her Vocal and Opera Academy.Since 2012 she has been refining her craft under the tutelage of tenor David Lee Brewer in Berlin, and coaches Inge Spinette (La Monnaie, Brussels), Peter Tomek (La Monnaie, Brussels / Komische Oper Berlin), Markus Syperek and Suwon Kim (both in Berlin), Carrie-Ann Matheson (The Metropolitan Opera, NYC / Zurich Opera), Jonathan Kelly (The Metropolitan Opera, NYC), Gregory Buchalter (The Metropolitan Opera NYC) and Mitchell Cirker (NYC).As a participant in the International Lied Master Classes of Udo Reinemann (2010-2012), she had the opportunity to work with world-renowned singers and pianists, including Peter Schreier, Maciej Pikulski, Mitsuko Shirai, Hartmut Höll, Konrad Richter, Christiane Stotijn, Maria Bayo and Helmut Deutsch.In addition to opera projects in Germany, Belgium, Holland and Italy, Mariella Baier has performed as part of the Young Artists Festival of Bayreuth and the Summer Academy of the Mozarteum Salzburg. Ms. Baier took part in the InCanto Summer Studio at Theatre Lüneburg, where she performed scenes from Le Nozze di Figaro (Contessa) and Der Rosenkavalier (Marschallin).In March 2015 she made her debut at Lincoln Center NYC in the role of Sieglinde with NYC Lyric Opera. Another debut followed in June 2015: Mariella Baier sang the role of Micaela at the Festival de Santa Florentina, Spain, with the Catalonian Chamber Orchestra (Conductor: Diego Martin Etxebarría; director: Susana Gomez) and as Suor Angelica at the Narnia Festival in Italy (conductor: Timothy Leon; director: Fabrizio Pompei).Mariella Baier returned to NYC in January 2016 to stay there for three months in order to work with her coaches at The Metropolitan Opera NYC (Jonathan Kelly, Gregory Buchalter) and also to sing the role of Sieglinde with the Opera Company of Brooklyn.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly) International Festival Of The Aegean 2017
Wagner: Die Walküre Sieglinde 1 week Opera Company of Brooklyn 2016
Bizet: Carmen Micaëla 1 week Festival de Santa Florentina 2015
Puccini: Suor Angelica Suor Angelica 1 week Narni Festival 2015
Wagner: Die Walküre Sieglinde 1 week New York Lyric Opera 2015