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Irina Marinaş travelled around the world for her musical education. Born in Romania, the soprano started her studies in her hometown Râmnicu Vâlcea by taking piano lessons at the age of five. A decade later she started studying classical singing in Montreal, Canada.

 

She is a graduate of the McGill University Schulich School of Music, where she was a pupil of Stefano Algieri. Ms. Marinaş completed her studies in Salzburg, Austria at the Mozarteum University, where she obtained a Master's Degree in the class of Horiana Brãnişteanu and Josef Wallnig. 

 

The soprano's debut was in 2009 at the Operafestival di Roma as Susanna in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, role which she interpreted again in 2011 at the Sommer Oper Bamberg Festival. 

 

From 2012 to 2017, Ms. Marinas was a fest member of the Musiktheater Ensemble in Koblenz, Germany, where she sang title roles such as Anne Trulove (The Rake's Progress), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Marzelline (Fidelio), Stella (A Streetcar Named Desire), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore) and Tatiana (Eugene Onegin).

 

Ms Marinas currently works as a freelancer.