Marc Serra


Marc Serra started playing the piano at five years old and completed the professional-intermediate level in Girona with honours. He studied the bachelor degree at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya) in Barcelona with Maria Jesús Crespo as his piano teacher. During this period, he started working with the Lied professor Francisco Poyato, and finished his bachelor playing at Auditori de Barcelona a Lied concert as a final degree project.

He moved to Basel to study a Master in Performance in piano with the professor Claudio Martinez Mehner at the Hochschule für Musik Basel, where he also took studies in Lied with Anton Kernjak.

He has played as a soloist at l’Auditori de Girona conducted by Lluís Caballeria, he has played at Palau de la Música Catalana being selected for the contest 'el Primer Palau', and in other relevant halls of the country.

He has received awards in several International and national competitions, and has played in festivals like the Festival Lied LIFE Victòria in Barcelona, Festival Nits de Clàssica or Barcelona Obertura.

He collaborated in the recording of the lied CD 'Pau i Victòria' funded by the 'Fundación Victoria de los Ángeles', as he won two times the scholarship offered by the foundation.

He has also received awards from the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Hochschule für Musik Basel and the 'Fundació Güell' from Barcelona.

In the field of the Lied he has worked with Wolfram Rieger, Hartmut Höll, Assumpta Mateu, Malcolm Martineau, Julius Drake among others.

He collaborated as a pianist in the Master in Lied, Spanish song and Catalan song at ESMUC from 2016 to 2019 and has worked as co-repetitor in opera productions with companies like 'Òpera de Sarrià'.

In 2019 he made his debut in the song festival 'La Schubertiada de Vilabertran' with the soprano Irene Mas Salom, and they play at 'Palau de la Música' in October of the same year winning the second prize ex-aequo of the 'Primer Palau' competition.

He also formed a duo with the baritone Ferran Albrich. They have presented at Vilabertran’s Schubertiade in 2021 and offered many recitals in Spain.

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