Biography

Biographie

Marius is a lyric tenor, trained in the Italian school. He graduated in Singing at the Swiss Society of Musical Pedagogy and received an award from the State Council of Geneva.

Gifted with exceptional timber and musical precision, he is sought after as a soloist in Switzerland and abroad. His vocal and technical skills allow him to approach opera with ease. He also performs sacred repertoire, recital and operetta.

In opera, he performed several concerts in the framework of the cultural seasons of the cities of Yverdon, Chene-Bourg and Saviese (Switzerland). He he sang under the sponsorship of Banque Piguet. He performed the roles of Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’amore), Ernesto (Don Pasquale), Edgardo (Lucia di Lamermoor), Il Duca di Mantova (Rigoletto), Alfredo (Traviata), Macduff (Macbeth), Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly) and Hoffman (les Contes d'Hoffmann).

In operetta, he interpreted Max in Un carnaval à Saviese at the Théâtre Le Baladin in Sion and Noël in Le Testament de la Tante Caroline at the Offenbach Music Festival of Saint-Saphorin (Lavaux, Switzerland) as well as at the cultural seasons of « Salon de Genève ».

His sacred repertoire performances include Johannes Passion, the Magnificat and several cantatas of J.-S. Bach, the Messiah of Handel, Die Schöpfung, the Te Deum of J. Haydn, the Requiem, the Kronugsmesse, the Credomesse of W.A. Mozart, the Requiem of Cimarosa, the Stabat Mater of Boccherini and of C. de Grandval, the Petite Messe Solennelle of Rossini, the Mass in B-Flat and the Mass in E Flat of Schubert, the Christmas Oratorio of Saint-Saëns and the Messa di Gloria of Puccini. His repertoire also includes Die Jahreszeiten of Haydn, the Great Mass in C minor of Mozart, the Stabat Mater of Rossini, the Elias of Mendelssohn and the Requiem of Verdi.

He worked under the direction of several directors, including Anthony di Giantomaso, Daniele Anselmi, Anne Casularo, Olivier Piguet, François Roh, Gabriel Garrido, Philipe Krüttli, Malgorzata Digaud, Didier Godel, Rafael Osorio, Jean François Vaney and Jean-Louis Dos Ghali. He performed an exceptional concert with Ivan Rebroff during his farewell tour.

In Switzerland, he performed at the Victoria Hall in Geneva, in the cathedrals of Geneva and Lausanne and in the abbays of Bonmont and Romainmôtier. In France, he performed at the Esplanade du Lac in Divonne and in Annemasse. In Italy, he performed in the Mantua Cathedral, in the Milan Cathedral and at the Curtatone Shrine. In Brazil, he performed at the Azevedo Theatre, in the São Luís Cathedral and in the Ouro Preto Cathedral.

In collaboration with organist Margarita Lazereva, he regularly gives singing and organ's recitals throughout the Suisse Romande. They notably performed at a concert organized for Mr. Leonard Gianadda to celebrate the same name’s foundation 40th anniversary.

He acquired a solid vocal technique with singing master Marie-José d’Alboni and he is regularly accompanied by the pianist Xavier Dami (Grand Théâtre de Genève). He trains in stagecraft with Professor Georges Miazza.

 

Major Stage Performances

December 2018, Messe de minuit de Charpentier, temple de Coppet

November 2018, Concert for Leonard Gianadda

November 2018, Magnificat de Bach & Messe KV 262 de Mozart, Rolle & Chéserex (Abbaye de Bonmont)

June 2018, L'elisir d'amore, Lucia de Lamermoor & La Travaiata, Morges casino

February 2018, Mass from Schubert & Gloria from Poulenc, Lausanne cathedral

February 2018, Don Carlos extracts from Verdi, Riddes

December 2017, Advent concert, Coppet

December 2017, Recital voice and organ, Nyon

November 2017, Requiem de Mozart in Rolle, Genève & Chéserex (Abbaye de Bonmont)

September 2017, Les perles du classique – Organ and voice recital, Gimel & St-George

February 2016, Cantate 147 de J.S. Bach, Lausanne

December 2015, Advent concert, Coppet

November 2015, Grand Messe by E. Rapaz, Chêne-Bourg (Geneva)

April 2015, Extracts from Messias, Traviata and Rigoletto, Savièze

April 2015, Missa di Gloria di Puccini, Gimel, Rolle and Cossonay

March 2015, Recital, Versoix

December 2014, Recital, Sion, clinique de la Suva

December 2014, Te Deum by J. Haydn and Mass in D major by A. Dvorak, Divonne and Morges

November 2014, Advent concert, Coppet

November 2014, Works by Bach, Mendelssohn and Bruckner, Cossonay and Rolle

September 2014, Opera arias concerts, Yverdon

April 2014, Stabat Mater di L. Boccherini, Curtatone, Mantova, Monzambano

April 2014, Voice and organ recital, Collex-Bossy

January 2014, "Un carnaval a Savièze", Operetta

December 2013, Christmas Concert, Lausanne

December 2013, Masses by J.B. Vanhal, Lausanne

December 2013, Masses by J.B. Vanhal, Coppet

December 2013, Advent concert, Coppet

September 2013, Recital, Courrendlin

July 2013, Recital, Vevey

June 2013, Requiem de Cimarosa, Geneva

May 2013, La Petite Messe Solennelle, Orbe and Aubonne

February 2013, Opera Concert, Chêne-Bourg

December 2012, Christmas Carol, Meyrin

December 2012, Advent Concert, Coppet

November 2012, Cimarosa's Requiem interpretation, Nyon, Onex, Eaux-Vives, Le Boucht, Chêne-Bourg

May 2012, Brazilian Baroque Concert, Lausanne and Cossonay

January 2012, Recital singing, Bern

December 2011, Christmas Carol concerts, Versoix, Genthod, Collex

November 2011, Advent concert, Protestant Church of Coppet

March 2011, Oratorio, Porrentruy

June 2010, C. de Grandval's « Stabat Mater », Victoria Hall, Geneva

May 2012, Opera Concert, sponsored by Piguet Bank, Bonmont Abbey

May 2009, St-John Passion, Laussanne, (with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra)

2007 - 2010, Several Concerts under the direct supervision of Olivier Piguet

September 2007, Performing at the St-Saphorin Offenbach Festival, impersonation of Noel, in A. Roussel's Aunt Carolin's Will, also Geneva, Brassus, Sion (2008 - 2009)  

July 2007, Brazilian tour, with « Chorale de Genève » workshop

April 2007, Outsanding Concert with Ivan Rebroff, Versoix

Concerts in Switzerland and Europe :

2004 - 2007, Miscellaneous Cantates and Magnificates from J.S. Bach, The Mass works from Mozart, Schubert and Haydn, Messiah from Handel, Petite Messe Solennelle and Stabat Mater from Rossini, La création from Haydn, Requiems from Mozart, Faure, Gounod, Via Crucis and Liszt, Christmas Oratorio from C. Saint Saëns

2005, Contemporary Vocal Works from Jacques Henry, Roger Meier, François Cattin, Claude Roussel, under the artistic direction of Mr P. Krüttli (recording of a CD with the collaboration of the Cultural Centre of The Bernese Jura)

June 2004, Geneva State Counci Prize

Marius is a lyric tenor, trained in the Italian school. He graduated in Singing at the Swiss Society of Musical Pedagogy and received an award from the State Council of Geneva.

 

Gifted with exceptional timber and musical precision, he is sought after as a soloist in Switzerland and abroad. His vocal and technical skills allow him to approach opera with ease. He also performs sacred repertoire, recital and operetta.

 

In opera, he performed several concerts in the framework of the cultural seasons of the cities of Yverdon, Chene-Bourg and Saviese (Switzerland). He he sang under the sponsorship of Banque Piguet. He performed the roles of Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni),Nemorino(L’Elisir d’amore),Ernesto(Don Pasquale),Edgardo(Lucia di Lamermoor),Il Duca di Mantova(Rigoletto),Alfredo(Traviata) ,Macduff(Macbeth), Pinkerton(Madame Butterfly).

 

In operetta, he interpreted Max in Un carnaval à Saviese at the Théâtre Le Baladin in Sion and Noël in Le Testament de la Tante Caroline at the Offenbach Music Festival of Saint-Saphorin (Lavaux, Switzerland) as well as at the cultural seasons of « Salon de Genève ».

 

His sacred repertoire performances include Johannes Passion, the Magnificat and several cantatas of J.-S. Bach, the Messiah of Handel, Die Schöpfung, the Te Deum of J. Haydn, the Requiem, the Kronugsmesse, the Credomesse of W.A. Mozart, the Requiem of Cimarosa, the Stabat Mater of Boccherini and of C. de Grandval, the Petite Messe Solennelle of Rossini, the Mass in B-Flat and the Mass in E Flat of Schubert, the Christmas Oratorio of Saint-Saëns and the Messa di Gloria of Puccini. His repertoire also includes Die Jahreszeiten of Haydn, the Great Mass in C minor of Mozart, the Stabat Mater of Rossini, the Elias of Mendelssohn and the Requiem of Verdi.

 

He worked under the direction of several directors, including Anthony di Giantomaso, Daniele Anselmi, Anne Casularo, Olivier Piguet, François Roh, Gabriel Garrido, Philipe Krüttli, Malgorzata Digaud, Didier Godel, Rafael Osorio, Jean François Vaney and Jean-Louis Dos Ghali. He performed an exceptional concert with Ivan Rebroff during his farewell tour.

 

In Switzerland, he performed at the Victoria Hall in Geneva, in the cathedrals of Geneva and Lausanne and in the abbays of Bonmont and Romainmôtier. In France, he performed at the Esplanade du Lac in Divonne and in Annemasse. In Italy, he performed in the Mantua Cathedral, in the Milan Cathedral and at the Curtatone Shrine. In Brazil, he performed at the Azevedo Theatre, in the São Luís Cathedral and in the Ouro Preto Cathedral.

 

He acquired a solid vocal technique with singing master Marie-José d’Alboni and he is regularly accompanied by the pianist Xavier Dami (Grand Théâtre de Genève). He trains in stagecraft with Professor Georges Miazza.

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