“MARIA WEISS SOARS WITH HEART-WRENCHING AND DREAMILY BEAUTIFUL VOCALS”
Maria Weiss, mezzo-soprano
Praised in the critics for her punchy and marvelous mezzo-soprano
Maria Weiss has established herself as an outstanding singer for early music.
Especially dedicated to baroque operas
she has contributed to the rediscovery of much neglected music.
singer specialized in early music and actress for films
i.a. Machaut, Schütz, Pergolesi, Dowland, Isaac, Durante, Monteverdi, Bach, Caldara, Carissimi, Scarlatti
Baroque & Classical Operas
i.a. Purcell, Monteverdi, Händel, Vivaldi, Gasparini, Durón, Gluck, Mozart
i.a. Mozart Camargo Guarneri, Nicolas Maw, Wolfgang, Rihm, Wolfgang Mitterer
World First Performances & Recordings
i.a. Caldara, Durón, Gasparini, Händel
The gifted singer-actress Maria Weiss was excellent as the power-hungry Gismonda; her performance increased in intensity over the course of the evening and her deeply moving claim seared itself unforgettably into the hearts of the audience.Kritisches Journal für Alte MusikFranz Szabo
mezzo-soprano Maria Weiss scintillates in her fare-well aria with sewing machine exact coloraturas and great stage presencePlattinger ZeitungDeutschland
Maria Weiss as the lovelorn Jupiter soars with heart-wrenching and dreamily beautiful vocals.Die PresseWalter Weidringer
Maria Weiss impresses again with a boastful, masculine air, a vocal and dramatic work of art in herself.Kritisches Journal für Alte MusikFranz Szabo
Every gesture and expression is spot on, her voice is tremendous, and the continued suspense of her stage presence is breathtaking.
Delightful vocals: Maria Weiss as Jupiter leads the way with a punchy mezzosopranoOÖ Nachrichten
the Austrian Maria Weiss as Jupiter, a marvelous mezzosoprano with organ-like depthsDas Volksblatt
the noble mezzo-soprano Maria WeissDie Presse
Then the moment arrives for the acting talents (...), but especially for the sensual qualities in voice and acting of Maria Weiss (Gismonda).Wiener Zeitung
.. nestle together in a Tango step, an erotic tension sizzles that can only be topped by the acting performance and voice of Maria Weiss as the sensual Gismonda.Kleine Zeitung
Maria Weiss leads the way with a