Viola Geisselbrecht


Date of birth: 14.02.2002

Instrument: voice
Nationality: Austrian
Competition: Österreichische Jugendmusikwettbewerbe prima la musica

2016
Prize: 1st Prize
Contact: through the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Promoted by EMCY: "Music is the supreme revelation!", 2017

Viola Roalie Adele Geisselbrecht was born in 2002 in Wels, Austria. She started to play and sing at a very young age. As her name is Viola, her first step into the world of music was to attend viola lessons but she also learnt to play the piano and the viola da gamba.

After singing in several school musicals, she had the great opportunity to participate in a casting for the children's choir of the Landestheater in Linz and Viola was cast as a little fox and a frog in Janacek´s opera “The Cunning Little Vixen”. As a consequence, her passion for singing and acting started to grow so she took singing lessons with Andrea Wögerer, who remains to be her teacher until today. Apart from singing, Viola also love to act in school plays, play the viola in the orchestra and write stories.

Viola annually takes part in the Austrian competition Österreiche Jugendmusikwettbewerbe prima la musica, where she always got the best results possible in the nationwide selection. She was also allowed to sing at the premiere for the part of Amore in Gluck´s opera “Orfeo ed Euridice” in the Musiktheater in Linz.

You can listen to Viola here

Repertoire

With piano

Anonymous, Have you seen but a white lily grow
T. Arne, When Daisies Pied
J. Brahms, Guten Abend, Gut' Nacht
J. Brahms, Sandmännchen
B. Coulais, Cerf-Volant
F. Geisselbrecht, Der Mond ist ein Vanillekipferl
F. Geisselbrecht, Karotten
B. Howard, Fly me to the moon
S. Levay, Der Prinz ist fort S. Levay, Gold von den Sternen
S. Levay, Irgendwo wird immer getanzt
T. Morley, It was a lover and his less
W. A. Mozart, Als Luise die Briefe ihres untreuen Liebhabers verbrannte
W. A. Mozart, Das Veilchen
W. A. Mozart, Sehnsucht nach dem Frühling
H. Purcell, Echoing air
H. Purcell, Nymphs and Sheperds
F. Schubert, Der Schmetterling
F. Schubert, Die Forelle
F. Schubert, Seligkeit
G. Shearing, Lullaby of birdland
S. Sondheim, I Know Things Now
H. Wolf, Mausfallensprüchlein

Chamber music

F. Geisselbrecht, Der Seufzer
E. Humperdinck, Abendsegen
F. Mendelsson-Bartholdy, Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein
H. Purcell, Sheperd, Sheperd, leave decoying
A. Vivaldi, Laudamus te

With orchestra


C. W. Gluck, Gli sguardi trattieni (Recitative + Aria) from “Orfeo ed Euridice”
E. Humperdinck, Taumännchen
E. Humperdinck, Sandmännchen

If you are interested in working with Viola, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

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