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Biographies & programs



Mereike Zorko



Mariia Boichenko



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Franz Schubert

Sonett D 629 (Petrarca)  - 1R

Im Frühling D 882 (Ernst Schulze)

Goacchino Rossini

Péchés de vieillesse

Arietta all´antica „Mi langeró tacendo“ (Metastasio)  - 1R

Robert Schumann

Myrthen, Op.25

26. Zum Schluss" aus "Myrthen" Op.25 (Rückert) 

Hugo Wolf


3. Verschwiegene Liebe

Anna Teichmüller

Erdenkindleins Wiegenlied Op.7 Nr.1 (C.Hauptmann) 

Im Dämmer der Nacht, Op.8 Nr.2 (C.Hauptmann)  

Mathilde Kralik von Meyerswalden

Jugend Lieder

1. Morgengesang (Shakespeare)   - 1R

Henri Duparc


1. L’invitation au voyage (Baudelaire)  - 1R

Ivor Gurney

Five Elisabethan Songs

1. "Orpheus with his Lute" (William Shakespeare)

2. "Tears" (Anonymous)

3. "Under the Greenwood Tree" (William Shakespeare)

4. "Sleep" (John Fletscher)

5. "Spring" (Thomas Nashe)

Ramon Gil González

Zagalejo de Perlas (Lope de Vega)

Eytan Pessen

Five Songs of Jan Kochanowski

4. O Gospodyniej


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Mereike Zorko


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The  young contralto was awarded the Fritz Wunderlich Society's sponsorship  award in 2022 and was invited to the Music Days in Kusel. In the same  year she received a sponsorship award from the Helene Rosenberg  Foundation and was sent to the Bayreuth Festival as a scholarship holder  from the Richard Wagner Association Freiburg.

Her  repertoire includes numerous solo parts, from Bach to Haydn, Mendelssohn  and Rossini to Duruflé. She works closely with the conductors Frank  Markowitsch and Morton Schuldt-Jensen. Her chamber music partners  include the mandolinist Charlotte Kaiser, the cellist Enzo Caterino and  the pianist Robert Neumann.

Mareike Zorko received  her first training in the Hanover girls' choir. She studied singing at  the HfMT Hamburg and with Axel Heil in Hanover, and currently at the HfM  Freiburg with Prof. Mareike Morr.

Mariia Boichenko


Mariia Boichenko was born in Sumy, Ukraine. She received her bachelor's  and master's degrees from the National Tchaikovsky Music Academy of  Ukraine, where she specialized in piano. During her studies she actively  participated in international music festivals and competitions. Since  the winter semester 23/24 she has been studying song design at the  Freiburg University of Music with Professor Matthias Alteheld. Outside  of her studies, Mariia is involved in charity projects, projects that  deal with female composers, new music and the music of her homeland.

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