Martina Fender

Martina Fender is currently singing at Theater Regensburg in Germany.

The young Tyrolean was in the summer of 2017 on the world's largest open-air operetta stage, at the Mörbisch Lake Festival, as Postgirl Christl in the Bird Seller. This production is now available as a live cd .

In October 2017, she debuted in the Grand Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall with Yuri Bashmet conducting his chamber orchestra "Moscow Soloists".

Since the season 2015/16 Martina Fender is a soloist member of the ensemble Theater Regensburg. Her roles include Despina Cosi fan tutte, OTTILIE At the White Horse Inn, PAPAGENA The Magic Flute, Nella Gianni Schicchi, FRASQUITA Carmen, CLORINDA La Cenerentola, Ulla The Producers and Oscar Un ballo in maschera. In the season 2017/18 she is there again as Oscar, further as HANNCHEN Vetter aus Dingsda and Zerlina Don Giovanni

Already during her studies, Martina Fender has been a regular between 2012 and 2015 in the Linz State Theatre And debuted 2015 in the Grand Hall of the Brucknerhaus Linz as Mademoiselle Silberklang The Schaupieldirektor. In Linz, the artist also sang in the Great Hall of the new Music Theatre and collaborated with David Pountney and GMD Dennis Russell Davies.

Martina Fender is actively engaged in church music, contemporary music and Lied. She performed as a soloist in Bach's Matthew Passion and Haydn's The Creation . She was on concert tours in Kyoto, Japan, among others.

Martina Fender completed with distingtion in 2015 her master studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna teached by KS Edith Lienbacher. Important for her career had been the song lessons with KS Robert Holl and master classes with Michael Walton, Richard Mayrhofer, Sylvia Geszty and Thomas Hampson. During her bachelor's degree she sang, among others, Gretel Hansel and Gretel at the City Theatre Bad Hall. In university productions she was among others as Lucy Menotti inThe telephone .

In recognition of her outstanding artistic achievements, she was awared by the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with the Appreciation Prize MDW 2015.

Martina Fender is also Prize Winner of numerous contests:

Gradeus AD Parnassum 2009,

International singing competition of the chamber opera Schloss Rheinsberg 2012,

Song Competition of the Petyrek-Lang-Stiftung Wien 2012,

Paula-Salomon-Lindberg-competition Das Lied Berlin 2013,

III. International Schubert-Lied competition Steyr 2014,

21st International Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach/Wörthersee 2014.

Martina Fender is also a fellow of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation live Music now Vienna.