We are delighted to announce the signing of soprano lirico d’agilità Marigona Qerkezi.
Qerkezi’s recent critical and public acclaim came with Leonora Il Trovatore at the Festival Verdi Teatro Regio di Parma, where she was praised for possessing “a dramatic voice, with perfect breath control, expressive phrasing, attentive to every word" – (Music Paper Magazine), “a stunning Leonora” – (Operawire).
In her Swiss debut as Giovanna d’Arco in St. Gallen, Marigona was noted as having an “incredible length of breath and astounding confidence in coloraturas”. – (Il Ponte)
Upcoming engagements include Elvira in Ernani at the Opera Oviedo, Lucrezia Contarini in I Due Foscari in Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Mimi in La Boheme in Caligari, Anna Bolena at the Lithuanian National Opera.
Recent highlights include Elvira in Garattini’s new and televised Ernani in Caligari; Rossini Opera Festival debut and subsequently at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona with the role of Madama Cortese in Il Viaggio a Reims; Mathilde in Guillaume Tell in Brecia, Cremona, Como; Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the New National Theatre in Tokyo.
Her Italian debut came with the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, a role she reprised at the Teatro Petruzzelli Bari and at the Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos.
Marigona has collaborated with directors Arnaud Bernard, Emilio Sagi, Grischa Asagaroff, Mario Martone, Elisabetta Courir, and conductors Jacopo Brusa, Michele Spotti, Modestas Pitrenas, Sebastiano Rolli, among others.
Top international prizes include Leyla Gencer Competition, Magda Olivero, Best under 25 Prize in Portofino, Accademia Teatro alla Scala special prize.
Marigona will be represented by Anna Fauth and Marcin Kopec.