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Maren Favela

soprano

Maren Favela's roles at Oper Frankfurt to date were Tibrino/Amore in a new production of Cesti's L’Orontea and Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos. This former member of the Opera Studio at Oper Frankfurt recently sang Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte in Limoges. Engagements during the 2015/16 season include her debut at the Opéra Bastille in Paris, as 2nd Naked Lady in Moses und Aron, and Giannetta in the first ever performances in Frankfurt of Fioravanti's Le cantatrici villane. Born in Mexico City and brought up in Germany, Maren Favela studied with Cheryl Studer and then Hedwig Fassbender (HfMDK Frankfurt). Roles in Frankfurt in recent seasons have included Madamigella Dangeville (Adriana Lecouvreur), Barbarina (Die Hochzeit des Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro), Anima Beata / Vita mondana (Das Spiel von Seele und Körper/The Game between Body and Soul), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) and Cephisa (Telemann's Orpheus). Her repertoire also includes the roles of Dafne (Apollo e Dafne, which she sang at the Handel Festival in Karlsruhe), Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Despina (Così fan tutte), the Fox (The Cunning Little Vixen), Zerlina (Don Giovanni, which she has sung at Oviedo Opera, and other places), Young Shepherd / 2nd Noble Page (Tannhäuser at the Mainfranken Theater in Würzburg). She recently enjoyed great success at the »Paris OPERA Competition« at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.