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María Díaz Coca, soprano
Jaesun Hong, piano
Constantin Zimmermann, countertenor
Mar Compte, piano
Final concert of the Academy with professors Juliane Banse and Wolfram Rieger
icon day bThursday 25 August, 18:00 h
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María Díaz Coca, soprano & Jaesun Hong, piano
Lieder by Schubert, Rihm & Bernstein
Constantin Zimmermann, countertenor & Mar Compte, piano
Lieder by Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Wolf & Schubert
María Díaz Coca
María Díaz Coca

Born in Seville (Spain) started her musical studies aged seven. She began her vocal studies at the Haute École de Musique de Genève; she currently studies at the Zurich University of the Arts towards a Specialised Music Performance masters. She covers a wide range of repertoire, having a special predilection for modern and contemporary repertoire such as Lachenmann, Berio, Aperghis and Ligeti among others. María has also received competition awards such as the audience prize at the Elvirissima Junge Stimmen Wettbewerb 2018 (Lucerne). María is currently a freelance member of the Zurich Opera House Choir. She also performs as a soloist in both international and national settings; exciting recent performances include a world premiere from Wolfgang Mitterer at the Salzburg Pocket Opera Festival and her debut as Monica in Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium.

Constantin Zimmermann
Constantin Zimmermann

Swiss countertenor born in 1999, he began performing in front of large audiences when he was only a boy soprano. Among others, he played the role of L’Amore (Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria) at the Zürich Opera House in 2014; that year he recorded the CD “Geistliche Lieder und Arien” by J.S.Bach with Ton Koopman. He studied singing at the Zurich University of the Arts. In 2020, he was awarded the first prize at the 49th Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in Berlin, and he has held a scholarship of the Basel foundation Friedl Wald since 2021. He studies under Prof. Juliane Banse as part of his Master’s degree in singing at the Mozarteum University Salzburg, where he has already appeared in two opera productions as L’Opinion publique (Orphée aux enfers) and Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea). He will embody a main role in Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen at the Staatstheater Augsburg in 2023.

Jaesun Hong
Jaesun Hong

Jaesun Hong was born in South Korea and has been learning the piano since she was six years old. She is currently studying Specialised Master Music Performance at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste with focus on Kammermusik - Liedgestaltung with Professor Christoph Berner. In the winter semester of 2022 she will start studying accompaniment at the Hochschule für Musik Köln. She has been working as a vocal and violin accompanist since her graduation, and in May 2021 she made her debut as a young duo at 'Liedrezital Zürich'. In 2015, she performed the opera The Telephone by Gian Carlo Menotti, which further developed her interest for opera accompaniment; she participated in the operas The Medium, also by Menotti (2020), Die Zauberflöte (2021) and last spring, La voix humaine by Francis Poulenc, the new opera Chronos by Matthias Müller and Zweimal Alexander and Messertränen by Bohuslav Martinů.

Mar Compte
Mar Compte

Nascuda a Catalunya, Mar Compte comença els estudis musicals al Conservatori de Vic. La seva formació continua a l’ESMUC amb el pianista Jean-François Dichamp, membres del Quartet Casals i Kennedy Moretti. De la mà de Francisco Poyato descobreix el món del lied i més endavant cursa el Màster en Lied Victoria de los Ángeles. Ha rebut classes de pianistes com Eldar Nebolsin, David Kuyken, Begoña Uriarte i Alexander Kandelaki, i en l’àmbit del lied, ha participat a masterclasses amb Malcolm Martineau i Simon Lepper. En les tres últimes edicions del Festival Life Victoria Barcelona ha estat seleccionada com a Life New Artist. Actualment, continua la seva especialització en lied amb el pianista Marcelo Amaral a la Hochschule für Musik de Nuremberg on se centra la seva activitat musical.

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