Marie Seidler

Marie Seidler


Marie Seidler © Melina Rupp
Foto © Melina Rupp

Marie Seidler graduated from the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main with Prof Hedwig Fassbender and previously completed her studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London with honours.

The mezzo-soprano is a prizewinner of the international competition for the art of song at the Hugo Wolf Academy in Stuttgart and winner of the Trude Eipperle Rieger Prize.

Various opera engagements have taken Marie Seidler to the Mainz State Theatre, the Innsbruck Early Music Festival, the Göttingen Handel Festival and the Frankfurt Opera, among others. In 2021, she made her debut with Mozart’s Sesto in “La Clemenza di Tito” under the direction of Daniele Squeo and the role of Arsamene in Handel’s “Serse”. Most recently, she sang Margaretha in R. Schumann’s Genoveva at the Tonhalle Düsseldorf and as part of the Dresden Music Festival. In 2023/24, she will make her debut in the role of Charlotte in J. Massenet’s “Werther” in Aarhus and at Det Kongelige Teater in Copenhagen and can be heard as Dryad at Teatro La Fenice in Venice.

She has sung lieder and concertos with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra at the Laeiszhalle (Beethoven’s “Egmont“), in the alto role of “Elijah” in Moscow under the direction of Maxim Emelyanychev, in J.S. Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” in Lausanne under the direction of Aapo Häkkinen and in Hamburg’s Michel. She has performed recitals with pianists Wolfram Rieger, Marcelo Amaral and Daniel Heide at the Schubertiades in Hohenems and Vilabertran, at the Schubert Week in Berlin’s Boulezsaal, in Barcelona, London and at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. In September 2023, she performed as a soloist in Mahler’s 8th Symphony under the direction of Neeme Järvi. She also made her debut as alto soloist in Verdi’s Requiem alongside Camilla Nylund in 2023.

In 2021 she released her debut CD “Tief von fern” together with pianist Götz Payer and in January 2022 a recording of Schönberg’s “Das Buch der hängenden Gärten” together with Toni Ming Geiger.

Marie sings on 24 August 2024