Soprano.Born in Querétaro, Mexico, she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and later also a Bachelor’s degree in Music, as an Opera singer specialist in Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. Martha Juliana improved her singing skills having studied in the Santa Cecilia’s International Academy, in Rome, Italy under the direction of the soprano Renata Scotto. Collaterally she also studied with tenor Sergio Di Bari. She also was selected by the Verdi Opera Studio to perform the Opera “Il Trovatore”, at the Teatro Regio di Parma in Italy, under the conduction of Bruno Cagli. Later, she received the “Nicolai Ghiaurov” foundation scholarship to become member of the Centro Universale del Bel Canto in Modena, Italy under the direction of Italian soprano Mirella Freni.
She had been granted first places in important international contests of opera singing such as “Vincenzo Bellini”, “Sanremo Lirica Classica”, “Città di Roma”, “Premio Selezione Giovanni Professionisti della Mùsica”, “Nicolai Ghiaurov”, among others. She had recently received the “Beato Angélico Award 2006 for women”. Due to her voice qualities, the Italian critics have qualified hers as a beautiful and outstanding voice of “soprano lirico spinto”.
The Italian press has also commented: “Martha Juliana, the Mexican soprano has in her repertoire Operas that require great professional maturity, being able to manage the extraordinaire energy variations the act needs to express, going from the delicate whisper to a great vocal expression…”(Il Giornale della Musica). Within her Opera repertoire there are pieces from G. Bizet, Umberto Giordano, R. Leoncavallo, W. A. Mozart, G. Paisiello, Giacomo Puccini, Francesco Cilea, Alfredo Catalani, Giuseppe Verdi. She has also performed a large number of oratory songs by composers like: W. A. Mozart, F. Schubert, C. Gounod, G. F. Haendel, A. Vivaldi, J. S. Bach, C. Franck, L. Van Beethoven. Nevertheless, in her presentations she has always given importance to Mexican music songs written by: María Grever, Agustín Lara, Macedonio Alcalá, Angel J. Garrido, Belisario de Jesús García, Alberto Alvarado, Arturo Tolentino, Juventino Rosas, Manuel M. Ponce. She was vital in the creation of the Bel Canto Group at the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro acting as its coordinator until 1999, and then she went to Italy. In May 2000 she was nominated as “The Voice of the Mexican Jubilee”, singing in Nazareth, Jerusalem and Bethlehem (Israel) and also in Rome with an audience of fifty thousand people in San Peter’s square, with the presence of the Pope John Paul II. She was granted (in a concert) the distinguished student medal by the Mirella Freni’s Universal Center of the Bel Canto. In International women’s day, she received the “Beato Angelico Award 2006 for women” in Rome, Italy during a ceremony presided by Officers of the Italian Government, Ambassadors of different Countries and Italian Feminine Leaders.
The Soprano sang at the Opening Concert of the beautiful "Metropolitan Theater" in the city of Querétaro. Within the framework of the Canonization of Pope John Paul II in the Vatican, the soprano presented in concert her album entitled “Entre sus Manos” accompanied by the Carabinieris Symphony Orchestra of Rome, Italy. He has produced and recorded 12 solo albums (8 with Orchestra, 3 with Mariachi and 1 with electronic music).
The soprano Martha Juliana Ayech is Founding Partner, Director and Exclusive Artist of the company “MJA Music Production”. His schedule of upcoming presentations includes the countries of the United States, Italy, Mexico.