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Maria Regina Heyne (Soprano)

Born: Aachen, Germany

The German soprano, Maria Regina Heyne, began her singing studies in 1987 with Professor Elisabeth Ksoll at the Musikhochschule Aachen. 1991 she moved to the Musikhochschule Köln, in order to continue her studies with Professor Liselotte Hammes. In 1994 she finished these with the artistic maturity examination. Subsequently, she completed a structure studies course of "new music" with Professor Hanna Liska-Aurbacher at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart. In addition she trained herself further by participating in master-classes with Edith Mathis, Barbara Schlick and Kurt Widmer.

Maria Regina Heyne belonged to the opera ensemble of the Theater Aachen from 1995 to 1996 as soloist, where she sang Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Pamina in Zauberflöte by Mozart, among other things. Since then she works as free-lance, particularly active as Lieder and oratorio singer. Thus she performed, among other things, the soprano parts in the oratorio Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) by J.S. Bach and Carmina Burana by Orff. Her special love applies for the contemporary music, which she performs as a member of "Musikprojekt Aachen".

Tours abroad led Maria Regina Heyne to Belgium, Holland, France and Spain. Her successes were distinguished in 1993 with the Kulturförderpreis (Culture Promotion Prize of the city Aachen; in 1998 she was scholarship holder of the Internationalen Richard Wagner-Verbandes in Bayreuth.

Source: Viola Kramer Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2005)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Harald Nickoll

Soprano

BWV 27, BWV 105

Links to other Sites

Fragmente der Erinnerung: multimediale kammermusik von Viola Kramer [German]

Maria Regina Heyne - sopran (Ensemble Transparent) [German]

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