The soprano Barbara Marie-Louise Pavelka, who is both immensely versatile in terms of singing and acting, provides information about themes and projects that move her as a performing artist and singer through her podcast "A Lyrical Singers Life".
To this end, she is currently setting up her own opera ensemble with colleagues in Austria.
Currently she is performing "Bastienne" in "Bastien and Bastienne", "La Chanson d'Ève" by Fauré and "Leonore" in Beethoven's "Fidelio" in a little adaptation.
The first production of the opera ensemble was the first oratorio of Mozart's "The Duty of the First Commandment", with which she graduated in Cultural Management in May 2018.
In 2019 - 2020 she was also a member of the ensemble of the "Romantic Theater" in Lower Austria, where she performed operettas.
In July 2018 she was instrumental in organizing the 1st Vienna Art Ball in collaboration with Forbes China, New Comos and Operettenfestspiele Mörbisch, together with Stella Chang and Sonja Soukop.
In 2017, Barbara's first Christmas CD was released, in which she compiled works by A. Adam, Bach, M. Reger and many others under the name "Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris".
Barbara completed her studies at the Vienna Conservatory with Gabriele Rösel in 2017, further impulses in her vocal training she received from KS Olivera Miljakovic, Susan Rigvava-Dumas, Martin Vacha solo singing but also from Eva-Maria Valenta and Chris Kisielewski with whom she studied jazz singing.
Prior to her vocal training, Barbara studied with Valentin Platareanu at the Charlottenburg Drama School until 2007, learning tap, ballet, tango Argentino, flamenco, courtly dances as well as belly dance.
She was an ensemble member of the Hamm Opera Academy in 2017. And worked on "Hansel and Gretel" (Humperdink) both as the first cast of the Witch as the Mother and as the understudy of Gretel. In the already past production of the operetta "Zehn Mädchen und kein Mann" (Franz von Suppé) she sang the role of Josi. She also sang in the concert "Ave Maria" as part of the Opera Academy Hamm.
She has performed in a number of concerts in Austria and Germany, including Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater", Schumann's "Frauenliebe und Leben", Strauss' "Letzte Blätter", as well as theme evenings for "Clair de Lune" and "Nachtigall" with literature from Baroque to Alban Berg. She has also performed in theater productions in Berlin, gives readings and speaks for the radio. She also likes to organize house concerts at her home in Vienna.
In 2008 she made her debut at the Grein Summer Games, where she performed Miss Denis and the Messenger in "Victoria" (Sommerset Morghan). Already at the age of 13 she moved to the stage of the Stadttheater Wiener Neustadt where she impersonated Angelique in "Der eingebildete Kranke" (Moliere), Lizzie in "Die ehrbare Dirne" (Sartre) and the Landlady in "Das Wirtshaus im Spessart" (Hauff).
(Status: October 2021)
Youtube Channel: A Lyrical Singers Life - Barbara Marie-Louise Pavelka