Aurora Marthens, soprano

Biography

Aurora Marthens is the latest in a distinguished line of Finnish sopranos to gain prominence on the international opera stage. In September 2022 she joined the soloist’s ensemble of the prestigious Vienna State Opera where in she will sing, among other roles, Fifth Maid in Elektra, Pamina and First Lady in The Magic Flute for kids and Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos. Prior to this she was a member of the Opera House’s studio where she debuted roles like Berta from the Barber of Seville in a new production 2021, Gerhilde in Die Walküre and Anna in Nabucco.

Her other operatic roles include Violetta (La Traviata), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), the title role in G. Donizetti’s opera buffa Rita, Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) conducted by Kirill Petrenko at the Berlin Philharmonie in February 2020.

Marthens has studied classical singing with Riikka Hakola, Elisabeth Werres, KS Linda Watson and participated in master classes with artists and coaches. Among them Konrad Jarnot, Kamal Khan, Karita Mattila.

She is a prize-winner at the Helsinki Lied Competition in 2015 (1st place), the Savonlinna Opera Festival’s Timo Mustakallio Singing Competition in 2017 (1st place) and she has been a semi-finalist in the Glyndebourne Opera Cup 2018 and a finalist in the Salice d’Oro competition in 2022.

She signed to Nordic Artists Management in 2022.

Calendar
Wiener Staatsoper
Repertoire
Operatic repertoire

Georges Bizet

CARMEN/ Micaëla

Giuseppe Verdi

LA TRAVIATA/Violetta
NABUCCO/Anna

Engelbert Humperdinck

HANSEL UND GRETEL/ Dew Fairy/ Sandman

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL/Konstanze
DON GIOVANNI/Donna Anna
DON GIOVANNI/Zerlina
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO/Susanna
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE/1. Dame
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE/Pamina

Gioacchino Rossini

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA/Bertha

Richard Strauss

DER ROSENKAVALIER/Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin

Richard Wagner

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG/3.Norne
PARSIFAL/Blumenmädchen
DIE WALKÜRE/Gerhilde

Gaetano Donizetti

RITA/ Rita
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