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Professional Opera Singer
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Renaissance, Baroque & Classical Music
Maria studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York.
She has featured in films, short films and commercials for cinema and television and as mezzo-soprano in numerous opera productions and concerts.
You can hear Maria singing not only on stage & CD but also in the film music of „Untitled“ a documentary by Michael Glawogger and Monika Willi. The music was composed by Wolfgang Mitterer.
She is currently shooting a musical short film in two parts (film music: Wolfgang Mitterer), located in 1940 and 1740 interpreting the characters of two strong women: Clara in 1940 and the Countess in 1740.
Having lived and studied in New York, Barcelona, Florence and Paris Maria is additionally to her German mother tongue fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish.
„a gifted singer-actress“
‚Kritisches Journal der Alten Musik‘ | F. Szabo about Maria
Every gesture and expression is spot on,
her voice is tremendous, and
the continued suspense of her stage presence
(KRITISCHES JOURNAL DER ALTEN MUSIK)