The press hailed the debut of belgian soprano Martine Reyners at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Liege in 2014 in the colossal role of Maria Stuarda (Donizetti); “her vocal intensity is stunning, her dramatic presence arresting and moving”, "which left the audience speechless after the event”.
Her powerful voice and dramatic color lent themselves perfectly to the roles she has played in in recent years all over Europe: Senta (Der Fliegende Holländer/ Wagner), Tosca(Tosca/ Puccini), Leonore (Fidelio/ Beethoven), Manon Lescaut (Manon Lescaut/ Puccini ), Aida (Aida/ Verdi), Abigail (Nabucco/ Verdi), Emilia (Emilia di Liverpool/ Donizetti), Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail/ Mozart), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus/ Strauss), and Hanna Glawari (The Merry Widow/ Léhar), Mimi (La bohème / Puccini), Micaëla (Carmen / Bizet), Susanna (The Secret of Susanna / Wolf-Ferrari) and Countess (Wiener Blut / Strauss).
She has performed at the opera in Bremen, Liège, Flemish Opera, Gdansk, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, Filharmonie Kiev, Opera Hildesheim, Wolfsburg, Wilhelmshaven, Alden Biesen (Zomeropera festival), Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, Forest National Brussels, Royal Palace of Brussels, Flagey, deSingel, and the Festival ‘Les Inattendues’ of Tournai, but also during the World Expo in Shanghai and the Moon Festival in Yangzhou.
She sang the soprano solo in the ALWebber Requiem, Verdi's Requiem, Carmina Burana (Orff), 'Exsultate, Jubilate' (WA Mozart), the Ninth Symphony & Mass in C major (Beethoven), Gloria & Magnificat (Vivaldi), Requiem (Brahms), De Schipbreuk (Wagenaer), A child of our time (Tippett), La petite messe solenelle (Rossini), Katharina Cavalieri in the play 'Amadeus', Franz Liszt recitals, concerts Proms ', recitals with string quartet, many Viennese concerts and recitals with harp.
Martine Reyners studied at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven and at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent, where she earned a master's degree in opera and vocal training. In addition to her career as a professional soprano, she runs a successful singing and coaching practice in Hoeilaart. Based on approaching the voice in a holistic manner, Martine has achieved breakthrough results with her clients using music, singing as a path to deepening awareness. She is giving private coachings, private workshops, and she is often invited as an inspirational speaker during events & incentives.
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