Maria Valdmaa – soprano
Estonian soprano, began her classical singing studies in Georg Ots’Music School, Tallinn. Pursuing an interest in historical performance and repertoire she continued her studies at the Royal Conservatoire, The Netherlands, where in 2010 she graduated the BA course in Early Music Singing with high marks. She is currently finishing an MA at the same institution, working under the guidance of Lenie van den Heuvel, Barbara Pearson, Jill Feldman, Michael Chance and Peter Kooij.
Maria has participated in master classes by Jill Peldman, David Wilson Johnson, Evelyn Tubb and Jos van Veldhoven, Eric Mentzel. she has a wide and varied repertoire, and specialises in the works of J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart; she has also performed extensively in the field of medieval music. Maria Valdmaa’s professional experience includes solo and choral work with ASKO/Schoenberg Ensemble, Ensemble L’Arpeggiata (Euridice in Peri’s Euridice), Vox Luminis and De Nederlandse Bachvereniging. She also frequently sings with Estonian Philharmonic and Chamber Choir, conducted by Daniel Reuss, Claudio Abbado, Colin Davis, and Louis Langree, and performed with them the role of Jungfrau in Schumann’s Paradies und Peri
In de Geelvinck Salon van zondag 30 september 2012 trad Maria samen met de fortepianiste Urszula Danielewicz met een liedrecital.
In de Geelvinck Salon op zondag 27 april 2014 treedt Maria Veldmaa met begeleiding door Ula Danielewicz op met een programma ‘Sfeerbeelden’.