Marta Paklar

September, 27, 1990, Tallinn

Soprano Marta Paklar is known for her uniquely clear and bright color of voice. She is rapidly acquiring a reputation as both a soloist and ensemble singer, working regularly with a number of ensembles including Nederlandse Bachvereniging, Collegium Vocale Gent and Collegium 1704.

Marta received her bachelor’s degree in Early Music Singing at Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag in the Netherlands, where she studied with historical performance specialists Peter Kooij, Jill Feldman, Pascal Bertin, Robin Blaze, and Michael Chance. Marta is currently continuing her studies with Prof. Angelika Luz at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, Germany.

Solo performances have included Filia’s role in Giacomo Carissimi’s Jephte with Jos van Veldhoven; Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mein Herze schwimmt in Blut (BWV 199) with Jaap ter Linden and Mass in A major BWV 234 and Mass in F major BWV 233 with Toomas Siitan; Antonio Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus with Peter van Heyghen; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Missa Brevis KV 259 with Endrik Üksvärav; Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai with Tõnu Kaljuste and Georg Philipp Telemann’s Deus, judicium tuum with Václav Luks and Johannes-Passion TWV 5:30 with Hans-Christoph Rademann.

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