Marjana Lipovšek' (mezzo-soprano) is an opera and concert singer. The daughter of composer Marijan Lipovšek, she was born on December 3, 1946. in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She retired in 2017 and now she rests in her family house in Ljubljana.
She has sung in the film soundtracks of Jakob the Liar and The Grey Zone. Notable stage appearances include Die Frau ohne Schatten, Die Walküre and Tristan und Isolde. She has sung with many orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Dresden Staatskapelle, London Philharmonic, London Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and Vienna Philharmonic and companies such as the Bavarian State Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Metropolitan Opera in New York and Vienna State Opera. She has worked with Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Bychkov, Myung-Whun Chung, Colin Davis, Christoph von Dohnányi, Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Kent Nagano, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Wolfgang Sawallisch.
- "Marjana Lipovsek (Contralto) - Short Biography". Bach Cantatas Website. 2004. Retrieved September 5, 2018.
- Classics Today review of Lipovšek in Hansel und Gretel, accessed 21 January 2010
- Classics Today review of Lipovšek in Das Lied von der Erde, accessed 21 January 2010
- Classics Today review of Lipovšek in A Midsummer Night's Dream, accessed 21 January 2010
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