Aylén Bárbara Gerull is an opera singer and dancer. Trained in classical singing, flamenco and oriental dance she likes to realize extravagant projects. As an opera singer she made her debut in 2012 as Hänsel in Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel” and in 2015 she sang Mozart’s Cherubino in “Le Nozze di Figaro” at the Schlosstheater Henfenfeld. In 2016 she performed the role of Palmatica in Carl Millöcker’s operetta “Der Bettelstudent”. At the Eutin Opera Festival in 2016 she performed the role of “Jette” in the operetta “Der Vogelhändler”. The same year she also made her debut with Franz Schubert’s song cycle “Winter journey” at the Rudolf-Steiner-Haus Hamburg which she had performed regularly since then. In 2017 she sang the alto part in Antonyms Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Mozart’s “Spatzenmesse” under the direction of Christian Heitkamp in the church of St. Vitus in Visbek. In the summer she returned to the Eutin Opera Festival and sang the role of “Ida” in the operetta “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss. 2017 she also made her own production of the song cycle “Haugtussa” by Edvard Grieg in Norwegian, in the Rudolf-Steiner-Haus Hamburg.
In addition to the opera, she is also very familiar in the Spanish art song due to her bilingualism. She regularly sings the song cycles “Siete canciones populares españolas”, as well as “Trece canciones antiguas españolas” by Federico García Lorca, with optional piano or guitar accompaniment. She has an extensive repertoire of Argentine tango and performes with her “Tango Duo Lírico” with the Argentinean guitarist Jorge Cidades or in a quartet cast. With her flamenco ensemble “Flamenco Lírico” she performes with an international group of musicians as a singer and dancer.
The mezzo-soprano Ayleén Bárbara Gerull discovered her love for opera in the age of seven in the children’s chorus of the Hamburg State Opera. First she studied flamenco dance and drama, then classical singing in Hamburg and Hanover.
Ayleén Bárbara Gerull has a wide opera repertory including Carmen, as well as roles like Orlowski, Hansel and Cherubino. Beneath that she studied flamenco dance and singing and started the project “Flamenco Lírico“, where traditional Flamenco meets a classical voice.
Besides opera Ayleén Bárbara Gerull keeps herself busy with art song recitals like ” The Winter Journey ” by Franz Schubert, the ” Siete canciones populares españolas ” by Manuel de Falla, “Haugtussa” by Edward Grieg, “Trece canciones populares españolas” by Federico Garcia Lorca. And singing argentine tango. Her concerts have led Ayleén Bárbara Gerull several times to Norway and Spain.