Karen Wierzba - soprano

Meet Karen Wierzba, a Canadian soprano living near Paris, France.

Karen Wierzba is a diverse musician receiving international acclaim for her remarkable vocal skills and her unfailing musicality. She has an agile, free voice and sings with enormous expression. She has performed around the globe in leading roles such as Vintage Alice by David del Tredici (Orchestre de Bretagne, Kimii Sinfonietta, Finland) and Stilla in Le Chateau des Carpathes by Philippe Hersant (Opera de Quimper and Salle Pleyel, Paris).

She recorded the lead role of Iris in Guru by Laurent Petitgirard on Naxos label and the role of La Vierge in Jeanne au Bucher by Honneger with Helmut Rilling and the Staatsorchestre Stuttgart. Her voice was featured in the film “Nee en 68” with Laetita Casta, nominated for several cinematic awards. Karen can also be heard in the film “Fievre” by Luc Besson.

Karen is a voice technician, accompanist and conductor and has given masterclasses in ten different countries. In 2012, Karen was awarded the Famous Cino de Duca award for France’s Best Young Artist from the Academy des Beaux Arts. She is currently singing in the Choeur de Radio France.

PANDEMIC STORIES: Karen Wierzba – Audio Documentary Composition

(find out more about Music for Self-Isolation – Pandemic Stories)

Karen’s Original Performances & Video Interview

(from Music for Self-Isolation – Performances)

Karen Wierzba singing Music for Self-Isolation – Voice 4 by Frank Horvat
Karen and her daughter Lise singing Music for Self-Isolation – Voice 5 by Frank Horvat
Composer Frank Horvat interviews Karen Wierzba

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