Maria Fiselier

Guest soloist
Mezzo-soprano Maria Fiselier received her training at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague and attended numerous master classes with John Fisher, Brindley Sherrat, Christa Ludwig and Joyce DiDonato, among others. She won the Young Talent Award at the 2012's-Hertogenbosch International Singing Competition, among other prizes, and was a member of London's National Opera Studio during the 2012/2013 season. Born in the Netherlands, she was engaged for many years at the Komische Oper Berlin, where she most recently appeared on stage as Oreste in Offenbach's "La Belle Hélène," 2nd Lady in Mozart's "The Magic Flute," and Prosperina/Sylvia in Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo." Guest engagements have taken her to the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, the Dutch National Opera, the Miyazaki International Music Festival in Japan and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. Maria Fiselier's roles include Brigitta (Korngold "Die tote Stadt"), Second Maid (R. Strauss "Daphne"), Delia (Rossini "Il viaggio a Reims"), Susie (Bernstein "A quiet place") as well as Suzuki (Puccini "Madama Butterfly") and Serena (Wolf-Ferrari "I gioielli della Madonna"). At the Aldeburgh Festival she appeared on stage as Nancy (Britten "Albert Herring"), Dorabella (Mozart "Così fan tutte") and Mercédès (Bizet "Carmen"). Her concert repertoire includes oratorios such as Duruflé's "Requiem", Vivaldi's "Gloria", Rossini's "Petite messe solennelle", Honegger's "Le Roi David", some works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9". She has worked with conductors such as Kent Nagano, Steuart Bedford, Kenneth Montgomery, James Gaffigan, Franck Ollu, Lothar Koenigs and Stefano Montanari. In addition to her work as a singer, she is also a TV presenter of classical music for the Dutch broadcasting company AVROTROS.
Maria Fiselier will make a guest appearance at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in the 2023/24 season as Diana in Offenbach's "Orpheus in der Unterwelt".