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Marie Elise Weigel

BIOGRAPHY

Born in France, Marie Elise Weigel grew up within a family of professional musicians. She studied piano first before taking an interest in lyric art at the age of 15.

After advanced studies of Philosophy, she fully dedicated herself to lyrical art, trained by Isabelle Vernet in the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Marseille classes.
 
In 2018, she receives her Prize in Lyric Arts and in Chamber Music, soon followed by her Diploma of Musical Studies with distinction in 2019, and an Improvement program Diploma (Performance Diploma) in 2022 - obtained with unanimous honors and jury congratulations.

She studied organ along with her Lyric Arts studies.

Since 2013, she takes part in concerts performed as part of the Sacred Music Festivals of Marseille and performed on several occasions in concerts at the foyer of the Marseille Opera House, in addition to multiple emblematic locations of the city :

Bagatelle Music Festival, Palais Carli Musical nights, Palais Longchamp, Saint Nicholas Fort, Borely park…

She took part in the international competition Triomphe de l’Art in Brussels,

as well as the Enescu competition in Paris in 2019.

Marie Elise Weigel made her first steps on stage when hired by the Marseille Opera as part of the Marseille operettas.

She regularly performs in recitals with organ with

André Rossi, David Cassan and Emmanuel Friot,

interpreting a wide repertoire ranging from the Baroque one (Bach’s cantatas and Graupner, Vivaldi, Händel) to 20th century composers (Vierne, Litaize)

in addition to Chausson, Elgar and Franck,

on the occasion of the

Organ and Sacred Music Avignon Festival, La Ciotat Festival, l’Orgue Vivant Festival

In 2018, she performed at La Ciotat Festival with Jean-Emmanuel Jacquet,

singing Bach’s Magnificat and the BWV 4. Christ lag in Todesbanden Cantata.

She also performed on several occasion at the Salle Cortot in Paris, as well as the Magne Musical Atrium as part of a concert dedicated to George Gershwin melodies.

With the pianist Bertrand Massei, she gave in October 2022 

a recital fully dedicated to Poulenc melodies.

Marie Elise Weigel also addresses the contemporary repertoire with composers such as Enesco, Aperghis, Aboulker, Finzi, Escaich

She is currently working on several recitals dedicated to lieder and French melody.

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