MARTINA VEH

Her interest in all aspects of music theatre, dance and performance art has manifested itself in a variety of projects encapsulating many styles of production in which she not only directs, but on occasion writes the texts, choreographs the dance and movement, and designs the lighting.

Various projects have taken her to West-Tibet, China, India, and later to London, New York, Le Mans, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Taschkent (Usbekistan), Edinburgh and Budapest, where she was from 2003 to 2008 Professor in Stage Performance for Singers at the Franz Liszt Music Academy.

 

The director Martina Veh started her musical education from very early on. Among others was her piano teacher Prof. Werner Grewe, student of Artur Schnabel (piano). She studied in early years classical and modern dance as well as composition and conducting.
She graduated from the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding in 1999, where she got classes by Harry Kupfer, Jürgen Flimm, David Pountney, Bruce Myers (Peter Brook) und Roy Foudree (Wooster Group New York), having already previously graduated with an diploma of engineering in Architecture at the Technical University Munich in 1995 with Prof. Friedrich Kurrent from Vienna (Sacred architecture).

 

She won several press awards and her own projects were sponsored by Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung in Cooperation with BR-Klassik, German Fonds of Performing Arts, Cultural Funds of the City of Munich, Casa Mann e.V., Culture Department of the District of Upper Bavaria, Aktion Mensch “Human Campaign”, Statal Department for Work and Economy, Munich City Award for Young Artists/New media within the scope of music (together with composer Alexander Strauch), Bavarian State Bank, Cultural Fond Stadtsparkasse Munich, Culture-award of the City of Wolfratshausen, Onassis Foundation, Ingrid Werndl-Laue Foundation, Christoph und Stephan Kaske Foundation and others. 

 

she worked for Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, Queen Elisabeth Hall London, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the joung Ensemble of Bayerische Staatsoper, Theater Erfurt, Theater Winterthur, Cuvillier Theater München, Mainfrankentheater Würzburg, Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, Landestheater Niederbayern, Masterclass Opera at the Theaterakademie August Everding, Springfestival Budapest, MÜPA Budapest, The Helix Theatre Dublin, Händelfestspiele Halle and Biennale München.

 

works include: Cosi fan tutte (W.A.Mozart 2017), The Raven (T. Hosokawa 2017), Heart Sutra (EA: Chr. Jost 2017), ulisse (C. Monteverdi 2016), UA: GUTENBERG (V.D. Kirchner 2016), Digital Revolution (J.S.Bach/G.Geisse 2016), Poppea (C.Monteverdi 2016), STYX Orfeo's past Now (A. Strauch 2014), L'Olimpiade (Metastasio, E. Pons, G. Geisse 2014), Odyssee-Flying Carpet (S. Altan, A. Elkana, G. Koumendakis 2013), Dido and Aenaeas (Purcell, 2013), President Jekyll (Frido Mann, C. Reiserer 2012), Neda, voice/sound (A. Strauch 2012), You Never Know (E. Bechert 2011), Bernstein Mass (L. Bernstein 2010), Entführung (W.A.Mozart 2010), UT.OP-er (A. Strauch 2009), Don Giovanni (W.A.Mozart 2008), The Turn of The Screw (B.Britten 2007), Asciano in Alba (W.A.Mozart 2006), Giulio Cesare (G.F.Händel 2005), La Traviata (G.Verdi 2005), Madame Butterfly (G.Puccini 2002), Cardillac (P.Hindemit 2001), Natascha Ungeheuer (H.W.Henze 1999), Amadis di Grecia (P.Torri 1998)

 

© foto 1: Joachim Erger, © foto 2: Regine Heiland, © foto 3: Norbert Banik

 

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Martina Veh | Curriculum vitae, short
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Martina Veh | List of works

 

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