Latvian Soprano Marina Rebeka began her musical studies in Latvia and continued these in Italy, where she graduated from the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia in Rome in 2007. During her studies, she also attended the International Summer Academy in Salzburg and Rossini Academy in Pesaro.
In 2009, under the baton of Riccardo Muti, Rebeka had her international breakthrough at the Salzburger Festspiele. Since then she has been a regular guest at the world’s most prestigious concert halls and opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall (New York), Teatro alla Scala (Milan), Royal Opera House Covent Garden (London), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich), Wiener Staatsoper and Opernhaus Zürich. Her repertoire ranges from Baroque (Handel), Belcanto (Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti) and Verdi (La traviata; Simon Boccanegra; Il trovatore), to Tchaikovsky (Eugene Onegin) and Stravinsky (The Rake’s Progress). Roles on her repertoire include Norma (Staatsoper Hamburg and Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse), Amelia in Simon Boccanegra (Salzburger Festspiele and Wiener Staatsoper), Tatiana in Eugene Onegin and Leonora in Il trovatore (Wiener Staatsoper) and Thais (Salzburger Festspiele and Opera de Montecarlo).
She collaborated with several orchestras such as the Wiener Philharmoniker at the Mozartwochen in Salzburg and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with which she recorded Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle.
Marina Rebeka has also given various recitals and recorded multiple albums under the labels Prima Classic, Warner and BR.
In December 2016 she was granted the Order of the Three Stars, the highest award of the Republic of Latvia, for her cultural Achievements.
With Dutch National Opera, Marina Rebeka previously sang the role of Mathilde in Guillaume Tell (2012-2013).