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BIOGRAPHIE

„Above all Maya Boog is again enthralling in her depth of expression, her artistic honesty.“
Süddeutsche Zeitung, Heinz W. Koch

For Maya Boog the seasons 2009- 2015 were characterized by a great diversity of role debuts:
In “La Boheme im Hochhaus“, a live European television production produced by Swiss television and ARTE, she personified Mimi . At the  
Festival de Radio France she sang the title role in Louise Bertins opera
“La Esmeralda“, followed by debuts as Angelica in Vivaldis “Orlando furioso“, Susanna in “Le nozze di Figaro“, with guest appearance in Tokyo and Kyoto, the title role in Cavallis “La Calisto” ,Ginevra in Händel’s  “Ariodante“, the title role in Massenets „Manon“ and Antonia in Offenbachs „Tales of Hoffmann „ at the opera in Basel. At the Schwetzinger Festspiele Maya Boog was Asteria in Glucks “Telemaco“ and the “Merry Widow“ at the Opéra National de Lorraine. Furthermore she was invited to perform two of her signature roles, Gilda in Verdis “Rigoletto“ and Marguerite in Gounods “Faust“ , at the Opéra National de Montpellier, for which she was highly praised by Opera Magazine not only for her acting and singing, but also for her remarkable character portrayal.
In 2014 her highly praised album „Das Marienleben“ was released, a song cicle  by Paul Hindemith.

Her studies in Luzern and Cologne with Klesie Kelly and a subsequent year as a member of the Zürich Opera Studio were followed by an engagement at the theatre in Darmstadt. From 2001 to 2009 Maya Boog was a member of the ensemble of the opera in Basel, where she received recognition as 'audience darling' for her impressive interpretations of the following roles: Ilia, Pamina, Melisande, Violetta, Gilda, Fiordiligi, Donna Anna, Susanna, Mimi, Marguerite, amongst others.

As a guest performer she has been invited by the Staatsoper Prague to sing “La Traviata”, by the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad to sing the Nonne in the world premier of Daniel Schnyder’s “Casanova“, and the title role in Monteverdi’s “L ‘incoronazione di Poppea“ at the Grand Theatre de Genève. Maya Boog made her Viennese debut at the Volksoper as Pamina in Mozart’s “Magic Flute”, later interpreting the same role in the Mozartwoche Salzburg, and she was invited by the Bregenz Festival to sing the title role in Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Golden Cockerel“.

Maya Boog has performed in concerts with the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zürich, Sinfonieorchester Basel, the Orchestre de la Radio France,The Tasmanian symphony Orchestra and with all the German Radio orchestras, as well as in festivals including the Kissinger Sommer, the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, and the Festival Radio France. Through her collaboration with conductors such as Vladimir Fedoseyev , John Nelson, Bertrand de Billy , Marko Letonja, Thomas Hengelbrock, Marc Albrecht, Lawrence Foster, Mario Venzago, Andrea Marcon, Konrad Junghänel, Asher Fisch, Arnold Oestmann, Jean -Christoph Spinosi und Anu Tali she has made a name for herself as an international concert singer.

Much in demand as an interpreter of Lieder, Maya Boog has given recitals in the Zürich Tonhalle, in the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Hessischer Rundfunk, the Stadtcasino in Basel, Südwestfunk Stuttgart, the Beethoven Marathon in Bonn, at the Kissinger Sommer and the Heidelberger
Frühling.
Additionally, as an accomplished church musician, Maya Boog has specialized in historical performance practices. She works regularly with prominent early music ensembles including the Freiburger Barockorchester, la Stagione Frankfurt, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, La Cetra and Ensemble Matheus.
Numerous CDs and live radio recordings document her broad musical spectrum.

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