Margarita Castaneda

Margarita Castañeda

Margarita Castañeda is a Colombian soprano who recently performed the role of Euridice (in Gluck´s Orfeo ed Euridice in concert) with the Nederlandse Reisopera. She has also sung Papagena (The Magic Flute) in Vienna, Zerlina (Don Giovanni - Conductor: Bruno Weil) in Weikersheim - Germany and Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) in Vienna. Margarita's past engagements include La Musica and Euridice in Orfeo (Monteverdi) at Teatro Colon in Bogotá and Tischgesellschaft in Jedermann at the Salzburg Festspiele.

Margarita has also sung in numerous galaconcerts and recitals throughout Austria, Brasil, Sweden, Norway, Colombia, Turkey, The Netherlands and Germany.

In 2014 she finished her vocal studies with distinction from the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, where she studied Voice under Prof. Claudia Visca. Margarita was the recipient of many Scholarships such as the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Scholarship in Teatro Colon de Bogota and the scholarship from The Mazda Fundation for Arts and Science. She was invited to participate in the International Winter Festival of Music in Campos de Jordao in Brasil.

Daan Boertien (piano guidance)

Daan Boertien began his study at the age of 10 at the Young Musicians Academy with Jelena Bazova. He finished his study at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. In 2010, he won the Prinses Christinaconcours and in 2011 he won a Honorary Award for Outstanding Musicianship. Boertien works as a soloist with serveral orchestras and has played in big concert halls like Concertgebouw Amsterdam. He works in Europe and Canada and he has done a lot of music festivals in Holland and abroad. Daan also had the possibility to follow masterclasses from Leslie Howard, Enrico Pace, Roger Vignoles , Julius Drake and Igor Roma.



Songs in spanish of different kinds of love that a woman can feel during her entire life, mixed with poems of different poets

Dangerous and not corresponded love
El paño moruno - Manuel de Falla
Seguidilla murciana - Manuel de Falla
Asturiana - Manuel de Falla
Canción - Manuel de Falla
Polo - Manuel de Falla

Love from a distance
Jota - Manuel de Falla
La rosa y el sauce - Guastavino

Pure love
Del cabello más sutil - Obradors
No lloréis ojuélos - Enrique Granados
Besame mucho - Consuelo Velasquez

Mother love (Lullaby)
Nana - Manuel de Falla
Canción de cuna para dormir a un niño - Montsalvatge
Cancioncilla - Jaime León

Homeland love
Cuba dentro de un piano - Montsalvatge