Martha Bowen Eason

Martha Bowen Eason

Coloratura Soprano
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2018Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaBerta
2018Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaBerta
2017Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosZerbinetta
2016Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailBlondchen
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaRosina
2015Massenet: WertherSophie


Coloratura Soprano Martha B. Eason made her professional debut with Opera North in the role of Blondchen in Die Entführung aus dem Serail where she returned earlier this year to perform the role of Marie in La Fille du Regiment. Martha's role credits include Atalanta in Xerxes, Sophie in Werther, Mm. Selberklang in The Impresario, Serpina in Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona, Vespetta in Telemann's Pimpinone, Kitty in Menotti's The Last Savage, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos. 

Off of the opera stage, Martha has had the pleasure to perform on a recital at the Kennedy Centers Millennium. Martha has been engaged as the soprano soloist for the Johannes Passion, Schubert's Mass in G Major, Mozart Mass in C Minor, Mozart's Exultate Jubilate, Mahler's 4th Symphony, Jan Dismas Zelenka's Miserere in C Minor, Honniger's Le Roi David, and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem.

Martha B. Eason is a past semi-finalist for Mid-west region of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a semi-finalist for the James Collier BRAVA! Opera competition, a semi-finalist for the Washington International Prize in Voice, and a two-time competition winner for the National Society of Arts and Letters. Martha is the recipient of the Georgina Joshi International Fellowship and now resides in Berlin, Germany.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Berta 24 hours 2018
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Berta Komische Oper 2018
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Zerbinetta 1 week 2017
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail Blondchen 24 hours Opernhaus Halle und Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Halle 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rosina 1 week 2016