The Hamburg born soprano Aylén Bárbara Gerull started her artistic career very young in the children’s choir of the Hamburg State Opera at the age of ten. Her Opera solo debut was “Hansel” in Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” with 21 years, later she sang “Cherubino” in Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”, “Palmatica” in “Der Bettelstudent and gave several solo concerts in Norway between 2013 and 2015 with a repertoire of Italian opera and German songs. In 2016 she made her debut with the song cycle “Winterreise” at the Rudolf Steiner Haus Hamburg and has performed the cycle several times since then. As an actress, she played the role of “Jette” in the German operetta “Der Vogelhändler” at the Eutin Opera Festival and returned to the Eutin Opera Festival in 2017 to sing the role of “Ida” in “Die Fledermaus”.
In 2017 she made her debut with the song cycle “Haugtussa” by Edvard Grieg under her own direction at the Rudolf Steiner House in Hamburg. In 2018 she played her first solo monologue evening in the piece “Elektras Reflectiones” by Nino Haratikwili. In addition, she published her first book, “The own sound” on singing pedagogy. In addition to her work as a singer, she is a passionate tango dancer and practices oriental dance.
Aylén sings a wide repertoire of opera, sacred music and song cycles in Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, German, French and Catalan. During her career she has sung in Norway, Hungary, Spain and Japan. In addition, she founded several ensembles such as the band Tango Lírico, the Oriental Opera Ensemble, the Traumtänzer Ensemble and the Flamenco Lírico Project. In 2020 she moved to Seville to expand her Spanish repertoire and in 2021 she sang a recital in Seville at the Joaquín Turina concert hall. In Andalusia she was part of numerous concerts with flamenco musicians and recorded her first CD with the Flamenco Lírico Project.
She studied singing with Prof. Román Werlínsky from Lódzs, Prof. Arthur Janzen from the Cologne Conservatory and is currently working with the baritone Manos Kia.
Master classes with Kurt Widmer, Margreet Honig and at the Henfenfeld Opera Academy completed her education.
She learned to dance according to Rachel Brice’s “Datura” method, Argentuine Tango with Alejandro Sanguinetti at the Universo Tango Studio in Hamburg and continues to educate herself regularly. Since 2018 she has been learning flamenco with José Manuel el Oruco in his flamenco school FormArte Flamenco in Seville.
We artists must believe in art because it only lives through us.Aylén Bárbara gerull