Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Marina Rebeka Set To Release Mozart Arias CD On Warner Classics

"Marina Rebeka began her musical studies in Latvia, and in 2007 graduated from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome. She also attended the 'Internationale Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum“ in Salzburg where she studied with Grace Bumbry, and the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro, under the guidance of Alberto Zedda. Since her international debut in 2009 at the Salzburg Festival in Rossini’s Moise et Pharaon, Marina Rebeka has appeared as regular guest of the world’s most prestigious concert stages and opera houses including the New York Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall, Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, Vienna State Opera, Opernhaus Zürich, Teatro alla Scala, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, and the Palau de les Arts in Valencia. Marina Rebeka has sung under the baton of Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Antonio Pappano, Fabio Luisi, Paolo Carignani, Roberto Abbado, Alberto Zedda, Mikhail Jurowski, Stéphane Denève, Yves Abel, Michele Mariotti, Theodor Currentzis, Alessandro De Marchi, Gustav Kuhn, to name a few.....Her first EMI release was issued in April 2013 as the soprano soloist in Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle under the baton of Antonio Pappano with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia." [Source] Watch the EPK for the recording after the jump to hear a particularly well-phrased opening to "Non mi dir" from Don Giovanni, as well as other selections from the new disc.