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Marie Spaemann

Marie Spaemann mit Violoncello blickt gerade in die Kamera
© Andrej Grilc

Marie Spaemann

Unconventionally and without regard for boundaries, Marie Spaemann oscillates between classical music, soul and jazz, moving from Gaspar Cassadó's Prélude to Hebrew folk song, from Arabic love poetry to her own songs.

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About the artist

Marie Spaemann lachend, Blick nach oben mit auf den Kopf gestelltem Cello

fascination and curiosity

Musical journey

The musical journey of cellist and singer-songwriter Marie Spaemann is shaped by an active and varied concert schedule as well as a fascination and curiosity for the diversity of the creative process and contemplative approaches to music making.

As a cellist Marie Spaemann won the international Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach (A). A few years later she toured Germany and Austria as solo opening act and singer with the electro-swing pioneer [dunkelbunt].

On Tour

As a classical solo cellist Marie Spaemann has played with a variety of orchestras (North German Philharmonic Orchestra, the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, the Croatian Chamber Orchestra a.o.). Within different formations she is regularly performing at a wide range of international festivals and venues such as Alpen Arte (which she also curated in 2019) and the Tiroler Festspiele Erl in Austria, the Podium- and Fusion-Festival in Germany, Puplinge Classique in France, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival in Croatia, the South Korean festival Classic Garden and the Konzerthaus International in New York City.

Between 2018 and 2021 Marie regularly toured through Europe as a soloist within the production The World of Hans Zimmer.

Solo & Duo

Over the last few years Marie has been performing with both her solo and duo formation (Christian Bakanic, accordion) amongst other venues at the Amsterdam Cello Biennale, the Jazzfestival Saalfelden, the Düsseldorf Festival, as well as the Konzerthaus, Musikverein and the Porgy and Bess in her hometown Vienna.

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