The Canadian-Polish mezzo-soprano Marta Herman was engaged at the Opera Studio in Frankfurt after her vocal studies in Canada. From 2016-2021 she was a permanent ensemble member at the Staatstheater Kassel. There she performed as Suzuki ('Madama Butterfly'), Bradamante ('Alcina'), Hansel ('Hansel and Gretel'), Brigitta ('The Dead City'), Cherubino ('Le nozze di Figaro'), Emone ('Antigona'), Tierra ('Los Elementos') as well as alto solo ('B.A.C.H'). For her acclaimed debut as Suzuki in 2019, she was awarded the Young Talent Award of the Fördergesellschaft Staatstheater Kassel. Other guest engagements in recent seasons include Grimgerde ('Die Walküre') at Oper Leipzig and in the new 'Ring' cycle at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, Bradamante ('Alcina') at Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, 3rd Lady ('Zauberflöte') at Staatstheater Braunschweig, 3. Waldelfe ('Rusalka'), 2nd Dame ('Zauberflöte'), several roles in Martinů's ('Julietta') at Oper Frankfurt, Lisetta ('Il mondo della luna') at Landestheater Salzburg and La Marchande ('Les mamelles de Tiresias') at Dutch National Opera. In addition to opera, she is particularly dedicated to the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. She has performed with the ExVoCo Ensemble in Stuttgart, the tonArt Festival Esslingen, the International Music Institute Darmstadt, and in Canada at the Toronto Luminato Festival, The Music Gallery Toronto, and Tapestry New Opera, including repertoire by many Canadian composers. In the 2022/23 season she is engaged again in Kassel as Polina ('Pique Dame'), Erste Norn ('Götterdämmerung'), Flosshilde ('Das Rheingold') and Grimgerde ('Die Walküre'), among others. At the Theater Basel she can be seen in the 'Ring des Nibelungen' as Erste Norn.