The swiss-french Soprano Julie Martin du Theil was born in Geneva. In Martin du Theil's exciting season of 2015-2016 with Theater Magdeburg, she will be heard as Oscar in Un ballo in maschera; Gabrielle in La Vie parisienne; Anna Reich in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor and she will revisit the roles of the Baroness Freimann in Der Wildschu%u0308tz; Valencienne in Die lustige Witwe; Gretel in Ha%u0308nsel und Gretel and Frau%u0308lein Bu%u0308rstner and Leni in the opera The Trial by Philip Glass. This upcoming spring, Martin du Theil will also be premiering the title role of Hagar in Sidney Corbett's new opera, Die Andere.
In her previous seasons at Theater Magdeburg, the young Soprano debuted as : Olympia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann; Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Blondchen in Die Entfu%u0308hrung aus dem Serail; Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro; Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier; Gretel in Ha%u0308nsel und Gretel; the Baroness Freimann in Der Wildschu%u0308tz; Valencienne in Die lustige Witwe; Sophie in Werther; Pamina in Die Zauberflo%u0308te; Despina in Cosi fan tutte; Adele in Die Fledermaus; Laura in Der Bettelstudent; Frasquita in Carmen; Annchen in Der Freischu%u0308tz; Zerlina in Don Giovanni; Clorinda in La Cenerentola; Flora in The Turn of the Screw; Bemira in Telemann's Miriways, and was also heard as Maria in West Side Story.
In april 2015 she sang the roles of Frau%u0308lein Bu%u0308rstner and Leni in the german premiere of Philip Glass' The Trial at Theater Magdeburg, a co-production with the Music Theater Wales and the Royal Opera House Coven Garden in London.
In her 2010-2011 season, Julie Martin du Theil enjoyed many projects, such as starring as Emilienne, the main role of the film Noces, a production of the french filmmaker, Phillipe Be%u0301ziat, inspired by Stravinsky's The Wedding. Also during that season, Martin du Theil sang the part of Papagena in Die Zauberflo%u0308te under the direction of Theodor Guschlbauer and later under the direction of Didier Putos she sang La Princesse and La Chauve-Souris in L'Enfant et les sortile%u0300ges at l'Ope%u0301ra de Lausanne.
In earlier seasons, Julie Martin du Theil made her debut on the stage with the roles of Elena in Nino Rota's Il Capello di paglia di Firenze in Geneva; Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro in Moutier and in Neucha%u0302tel; Johanna in Alain Perroux's French production of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd at the Geneva Ope%u0301ra de Poche. In concert in Lausanne, Switzerland, she sang the title role in La Suzanna by Stradella and in Arthur Honegger's Le Roi David. Later that season she toured Switzerland with Bach's Weihnachtsoratorium
Julie Martin du Theil has been awarded various grants and prizes, and in 2009, she received the prestigious cultural scholarship of the Leenaards Foundation.
Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Julie Martin du Theil started her studies in Switzerland with Brigitte Balleys at the Lausanne Music Conservatory where she obtained a diploma as a voice teacher and a concert diploma with an honorary mention by the jury. She continued her studies with Edith Wiens at the Hochschule fu%u0308r Musik and Theater in Munich, where she obtained the diploma as a soloist in June 2010. During her studies, Julie Martin du Theil had the opportunity of taking part in Masterclasses with many renowned singers, such as: Eric Tappy, Teresa Berganza, Christian Gerhaher, Jocelyne Dienst and Jose%u0301 Van Dam.