Biography

Biography


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The Romanian tenor Marius Zaharia was born in Timisoara (Temesvar) in Romania, a beautiful city on the Bega River also called „The little Vienna”.  Mr. Zaharia went to college in the same city and received a Bachelor’s degree in music with a major in vocal performance from The West University of Timisoara – School of Music, and a Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Theology.

He has studied with renowned opera singers such as: tenor Corneliu Murgu , soprano Nelly Miricioiu, baritone Carlos Almaguer , soprano Sorina Munteanu,  and with conductors David Crescenzi and Gheorghe Costin.

In 2008 Marius Zaharia was employed at the National Opera House from Timisoara, and since then he has performed with different institutions several important roles such as: Alfredo in La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti, Rodolfo in La Boheme , Luigi in Il Tabarro by G. Puccini or Alfred in Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss.

In 2015  he makes his debut in vocal- symphonic repertoire with Stabat Mater by G. Rossini and Symphony no.1 by A. Scriabin.

To present, Mr. Zaharia has been invited as guest soloist at The Opera Festival "Gut immling" in Bad Endorf – Germany, the Opera Theater "Pasinger Fabrik" in Munich – Germany,  "Virginia Zeani" Opera Festival in Târgu MureČ™, "Lugoj Classic" Festival, at the National Opera House Stara Zagora in Bulgaria, the Concertgebow Brugge in Belgium, the Cluj Napoca National Opera House in Romania, the Romanian Opera Craiova – Romania, and the Philharmonic Orchestras from Timisoara, Arad and Sibiu (Romania) and concert appearances with Munchen Symphonycher (Germany) and Baku State Opera Orchestra (Azerbaijan).

In 2017 was Alfredo in Traviata by G. Verdi in the first edition of Virginia Zeani Festival in Târgu MureČ™.

In july 2015, Marius Zaharia won the 3rd Prize and the Special Prize "Sabin Dragoi" from Sabin Dragoi Vocal Competion.

In 2018, he won the Grand Prix of the International Voice Competion Tiberiu Brediceanu and the Special Prize Traian Grozavescu.

He has also performed a series of artistic tours in Austria, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Switzerland.