The Berlin soprano Cornelia Marschall studied classical singing in Leipzig and Berlin from 1995-2002.

During her studies she sang at the opera houses in Halle and Magdeburg and with the Halle Philharmonic Orchestra under Heribert Beissel.
Her teachers in master classes included Professor Julia Varady, Barbara Schlick, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Norman Shetler, Wolfram Rieger and Professor Peter Tschaplik.

Guest contracts have taken her to the Komische Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Berlin and Konzerthaus Berlin, among others.

From 2006 to 2019 she was a member of the ensemble at the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, where she sang lyric soprano roles such as Pamina, Gretel, Marzelline, Governess (Britten’s Turn of the Screw) Oscar (Maskenball), Musetta (Boheme), Adina (Liebestrank), Micaela (Bizet’s Carmen) and the title role of Lady Hamilton.

In summer 2012 she sang at the Classic Open Air at Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt.

Since 2014 Cornelia Marschall has sung at the Himmelpfert Classical Days, where she also acts as artistic advisor for the organiser.

In June 2019, she successfully debuted as a soloist in Carmina Burana by Carl Orff.

Since the 2019/2020 season, Cornelia Marschall has been working freelance and continues to be associated with the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau as a guest (dates), among other things.

The complete opera, operetta and concert repertoire can be found here.

In addition to her work as a singer, Cornelia Marschall offers vocal coaching for theatre and musicals as well as private lessons. More details can be found under vocal coaching.


The Dessau production of Hansel & Gretel (directed by Johannes Felsenstein), in which Cornelia Marschall sings the female title character, is available on DVD (published by Arthaus Musik).

In 2019, the rarely performed opera “A Santa Lucia” by composer Pierantonio Tasca (1858-1934) was released on sound recording for the first time. Cornelia Marschall can be heard here as Concettina.