Musikalische Zauber Strauss and Wagner Concert with Pianist Ann Beckman
Zunfthaus zur Waag, Zürich, 16.00
Grand Figura of the Opera Seria Concert, Institut Stimmkunst,
Atelier für Kunst und Philosphie, Zürich, 19.30
Stabat Mater, Pergolesi
Missa Sancti Nicolai, Haydn
Romerswil Kirche, 10.00
Concert with Institut Stimmkunst and Pianists Thomas Barthel and Nadanai Laohakunakorn
Reformierte Kirche Oberengstringen, Zürich, 19.30
Lunchtime Concert Lon ag Longhaire, A Blackbird Singing
with Pianist Annalisa Monticelli
Riverstown Hall, Maynooth, 13.00
The young, Irish Soprano Louise Martyn is based in Zürich and is frequently seen on international stages performing Opera, Oratorio, Concerts and Recitals.
In 2019 Louise performed the roles of Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterlfy, Theater Orchestra Biel Solothurn), Cathleen (Riders to the Sea, Swiss Opera Studio) and selections of Young Lady (Lady Sarashina, Bern University of the Arts). She has studied with Dramatic Soprano Vera Wenkert at Institut Stimmkunst in Zürich since 2015.
Roles performed during studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) and Birmingham Conservatoire include Dido,(Dido and Aeneas), Erisbe, (l'Ormindo), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) and First Alms Sister (Suor Angelica) . Roles performed in staged scenes in 2018 and 2019 include: La Contessa,(Le nozze di Figaro, Swiss Opera Studio), Rûsalka (Rûsalka, Swiss Opera Studio) and Ursula, (Mathis der Maler, Swiss Opera Studio) and Marietta (Die Tode Stadt), Institut Stimmkunst.
In December 2018, Louise released a CD Recording in commemoration of Irish Poet Francis Ledwidge, titled Lon ag longhaire A blackbird singing. The recording features the music of Michael Head and Ivor Gurney, among others.
In 2019, she made her Theatre Orchestra Biel Solothurn (TOBS) debut in Madama Butterfly. At home in Ireland, she was the Gervase Elwes Cup Winner and the Percy Whitehead Cup Winner of the 2015 ESB Feis Ceoil. At the RIAM that same year, she won the prize for English Song in the Irene Sandford Competition and the Gaiety Bursary.