Marry Mills (USA)
Masterclasses and Voice
Internationally acclaimed soprano Mary Mills sings on all major stages in Europe and the US. Her repertoire ranges from Monteverdi via Mozart and Verdi, Puccini, Strauss and Wagner to Janacek and contemporary works. She is equally at home in the Italian, French, German and Slavic repertoire as in the operas of her American homeland and regularly interprets new and unknown works from both the early 20th century and contemporary operas.
Mary Mills made her debut at the Houston Grand Opera, sang more than eighteen productions at the San Francisco Opera and was acclaimed at the Metropolitan Opera New York as Zdenka, Micaela and Mimì. In Paris, she won great acclaim in a number of French roles such as Manon, Micaela and Marguerite at both the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier. Mary Mills has also successfully added more dramatic roles to her repertoire, such as Elsa in Wagner's Lohengrin and the title role in Janacek's Katya Kabanova. She was acclaimed by critics and audiences for her interpretation oft he title role in Walter Braunfels' scenes from the life of St. Joan, in its first staged production at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Mary Mills regularly works with such distinguished conductors as Yves Abel, Antonio Allemandi, Marco Armiliato, Gary Bertini, James Conlon, John Demain, Sian Edwards, Mark Elder, Christoph Eschenbach, John Fiore, Ivan Fisher, Neemi Järvi, Armin Jordan, Jiri Kout , Emmanuel Krivine, Jacques Lacombe, Fabio Luisi, Marc Minkowski, Kirill Petrenko, Carlo Rizzi, Julius Rudel, Donald Runnicles and Ulf Schirmer.