From Early to Contemporary Music: With her broad repertory, Margriet Buchberger has made the stages and concert venues of Europe her home. The soprano is a regular guest at Associazione Mozart Italia and the Mozartwochen hosted by Mozarteum University Salzburg. She sings at international festivals like Schubertiade in Dänemark/Roskilde, Mittelrhein Musikfestival in Germany and the Stagione Sinfonica Concertistica at the Arena di Verona.

 

She has performed in Turku and Helsinki with the ensemble “Musicians of the King‘s Road”.  Moreover, she presented a solo-recital at Liszt-Festival Schloß Schillingsfürst, accompanied by the renowned pianist Leslie J. Howard, and sung a concert with works by Mozart at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.  Margriet cooperated with Italian conductor and pianist Leone Magiera for solo recitals at the “Teatro La Fenice“ in  Venice.

 

In 2019/2020, she will perform in a series of concerts with Ensemble La Cetra under the direction of Andrea Marcon, which will take her to festivals and venues like the Mozartwoche Salzburg and Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

 

Margriet has long been involved with the women of baroque and especially with the works of G.F. Handel: Among others, she performed the part of Anastasio in “Giustino” at the Stadttheater Schaffhausen, at the Theater Gütersloh and at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden. She has sung Cleopatra in „Marc‘ Antonio e Cleopatra“ by J.A. Hasse at the Ekhof Theater Gotha as well as Orfeo in „Parnasso in festa“ (HWV 73) at the Schlosstheater Fulda und at the Händel-Festspiele Halle.

 

After studying singing with Martin Hummel in Würzburg, she continued her training at the Verdi Conservatory in Milano with Prof. M. Hayward. After receiving her degree in vocal performance from the University of Music Würzburg, she subsequently studied repertory with  Cheryl Studer, Krisztina Laki, and Edita Gruberova.

 

Margriet Buchberger received the Cubec scholarship for young singers, a foundation by  Mirella Freni. She has won the “Bruno Frey Price” for young musicians by the Landesakademie Baden-Württemberg and a scholarship by the International Association of Wagner Societies.