Marta Świderska, Mezzo Soprano

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Staatsoper Hamburg
November 11 and 16, 2018
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
September 29 (premiere)
October 3 and 28, 2018
November 4, 2018

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Polish mezzo soprano Marta Świderska has been a member of the International Opera Studio at the Staatsoper Hamburg from 2015 to 2017 and is now is a soloist in the ensemble of this important German opera house, where her repertoire includes roles like Tisbe in La Cenerentola, Mercedes in Carmen, Zaida in Il Turco in Italia, Marthe in Faust and Brigitta in Die tote Stadt.

Despite her career being only at the beginning, she has already been invited to sing at the Komische Oper Berlin, the Oper Leipzig and the Baltic Opera Gdańsk, where she has performed Olga in Eugene Onegin. She will open her season 2018/19 singing her first Erda in the premiere of Siegfried at the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. Later on, this season she will sing Baba the Turk in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at the Philharmonie im Gasteig and on tour in several prestigious concert halls throughout Europe with the Ensemble Equilibrium.  All performances will be conducted by Barbara Hannigan.

Marta Świderska started playing the violin at a very young age. After graduating from school, she enrolled at the University of Technology in Katowice where in 2016 she obtained her PhD (doctor) degree in Material Science Engineering. Simultaneously she began studying voice at the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice. After finishing her bachelor studies, she went on to make her master in music at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt/Main.

Marta Świderska won the first prize in the Summer Academy Voice Competition in Sopot, second prize in the Jan Kiepura Competition, second prize in the Giulio–Perotti Voice Competition and at the National Voice Competition in Mława, Poland. She took part in masterclasses with Renate Behle, Bo Skovhus, Sergei Leiferkus, Helmut Deutsch, Thomas Quasthoff and Brigitte Fassbaender.

 

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Audio

Saint–Saëns / Samson et Dalila – Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix

Wagner / Das Rheingold – Erda

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Repertoire

Alban Berg
Lulu – Theatergarderobiere / Ein Gymnasiast
Staatsoper Hamburg
Hector Berlioz
Les Troyens – Hecube
Staatsoper Hamburg
Georges Bizet
Carmen – Mercedes
Staatsoper Hamburg
Gaetano Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor – Alisa
Staatsoper Hamburg, Oper Leipzig
Charles Gounod
Faust – Marthe
Staatsoper Hamburg
Engelbert Humperdinck
Hänsel und Gretel – Sandmännchen
Staatsoper Hamburg
Leoš Janáček
Příhody lišky bystroušky (Das schlaue Füchslein) – Lapák, the dog / Woodpecker
Staatsoper Hamburg
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Die tote Stadt – Brigitta
Staatsoper Hamburg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Die Zauberflöte – 3. Dame
Staatsoper Hamburg, Komische Oper Berlin
Giacomo Puccini
La fanciulla del West - Wowkle
Staatsoper Hamburg
Manon Lescaut – Un musico
Staatsoper Hamburg
Tosca – Un pastore
Staatsoper Hamburg
Gioacchino Rossini
La Cenerentola – Tisbe
Staatsoper Hamburg
Il Turco in Italia – Zaida
Staatsoper Hamburg
Peter Ruzicka
Benjamin – Dora K.
Staatsoper Hamburg
Richard Strauss
Salome – Page
Staatsoper Hamburg
Die Frau ohne Schatten – Stimme von oben
Staatsoper Hamburg
Igor Stravinsky
The Rake’s Progress – Baba the Turk (from May 2019, semi-staged)
Philharmonie am Gasteig München, Philharmonie de Paris, Concertgebouw
Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Kulturpalast Dresden, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin – Filippyevna
Staatsoper Hamburg
Eugene Onegin – Olga
Baltic Opera Gdańsk
Giuseppe Verdi
Luisa Miller – Laura
Staatsoper Hamburg
La Traviata – Annina
Staatsoper Hamburg
Richard Wagner
Das Rheingold – Erda
(studied, not performed on stage yet)
Siegfried – Erda
Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
Die Walküre – Schwertleite
Staatsoper Hamburg