Aedea is an Art-Song-Duo founded by soprano Maria del Mar Humanes and pianist Maxim Shamo. The name of the Duo goes back to the name of the original (Boeotian) muse of voice and song – Ἀοιδή.
Existing since 2015, the duo successfully participates in concert series and festivals in Spain, Germany and Italy. Their first season as duo 2015/2016 brought the Duo Aedea to the stages of i.a. Palazzo Barolo / Turin, Wiener Saal of Mozarteum / Salzburg, Festival Port de Sitges and Music in the Castles of Catalunya/ Spain. In the comming season the duo will be comming back to Salzburg as well as performing in Essen and Düsseldorf, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Barcelona or Porto among others.
This young formation is since 2016 following the guidance of Prof. Helmut Deutsch and also has joined the masterclasses by Irwin Gage, Jeff Cohen and Burkhard Kehring. In season 2016/2017 Duo Aedea have been invited to be part of the URIM Artist Program on the Art of Lieder in Brussels, under artistic leadership of mezzosoprano Christianne Stotijn.
Duo Aedea places a great value on the thematic design of its concert programs, and their repertoire encloses German Lieder, Melodie Française and Spanish and Scandinavian Art Song.
CURRENT CONCERT PROGRAMS
La vita è bella (2016)
Music among wars (2016)
Women Portraits (2017)
Un paseo por los jardines de España (2017)
Briefe der Romantik (2018)
Polar Poesie (2018)