Alexia Macbeth

Alexia Macbeth

Mezzo-Soprano

Lyric Coloratura
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«voix vibrante et sensuelle, très dynamique sur scène : non pas chatte, mais femme féline, elle est délicieuse dans sa petite robe noire, mais c’est son Écureuil très expressif qui brise le cœur.»
Ôlyrix (2018)
2016Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreGiannetta
2016Verdi: Il TrovatoreInes

Bio

Alexia Macbeth is a French-British mezzo-soprano. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2012 and from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2013.



 During her time in England, she worked with companies such as British Youth Opera, Opera Holland Park, Mid-Wales Opera and Opera Erratica. She was selected for various masterclasses, in particular with Sarah Connolly and Graham Johnson.



Back in France, during the 2016-2017 season, she sung the main role in a contemporary opera, Forge!, at the Rheims opera house, Rosina for le bus opera scheme of the Massy opera house and joined the Opera Fuoco young artist program created and directed by David Stern for whom she sung the alto solo in Bach Cantata BWV12 at the Paris Philharmonic.


This season, she made her debut in Germany at the Magdeburg theatre as Gelasius in Richardus Löwenherz for the 2018 Telemann Festival. This April, she sung la bergère, le pâtre, la chatte et l’écureuil in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges for Winterreise Company at the Coupe d’or theatre in Rochefort and worked with Barbara Bonney on Mozart opera ensembles in which she interpreted Dorabella and Cherubino.



Next season, she will be Louise in Die Stumme Serenade by Korngold and will have the opportunity to work with Karine Deshayes in the French baroque repertoire.




Her operatic roles include Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Sesto (Giulio Cesare) Cherubino (Nozze di Figaro), Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte) Gianetta (Elisir d'amore), Smeaton (Anna Bolena), Maman, Libellule and Tasse Chinoise (L'enfant et les Sortilèges).



Her concert engagements include Schummans' Frauenliebe und Leben, Liederkreis op39, Griegs op 48, Debussy's Proses lyriques, Saint Saëns' Mélodies persanes and Dvorak's Gypsy songs op 55.


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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges La Bergère Louis Xv 1 week 2018
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges The Cat 1 week 2018
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges A Shepherd 1 week 2018
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges A Squirrel 1 week 2018
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Giannetta 1 week 2016