Marina Haller
Contralto

Season 18/19 ArtistChorus of the Opera
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Originally from Georgia, Marina Haller studied singing and piano at the National Conservatoire of Tbilissi and began her operatic career in 1993 as a soloist at the Batoumi National Opera in Georgia. Since 2003, she has been pursuing her career in France where she continued her studies at the École Normale de Musique in Paris with Isabelle Garcisanz.
In April 2008, she obtained First Prize and her performance diploma with distinction on a unanimous decision from the jury. She has sung a variety of roles including Cherubino (Marriage of Figaro), the Third Lady (Magic Flute), Amneris (Aida), Emilia (Otello), Santuzza (Cavelleria Rusticana), Fenena (Nabucco) and the title role in Carmen. Her repertoire includes Baroque music, the Mozart and Verdi Requiems, the Pergolesi and Dvorak Stabat Mater as well as Lieder by Schumann, Mahler, and Brahms.
Since 2009, Marina Haller has been a member of the Chorus of the Paris Opera where she has performed the role of the Monitress in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and a solo part in Le Roi Arthus by Chausson. She has given a number of song recitals with works by Schumann, Brahms, Britten and Shostakovich, in a vocal quartet, as part of the Jeudis Musicaux recital series at Opera Bastille.

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