Aylin Sezer

Aylin Sezer

Lyric Soprano

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«Soprano Aylin Sezer displayed a glowing timbre as Lucrezia’s confidante Pisana - Jenny Camilleri, OPeratoday»
http://www.operatoday.com/content/2016/09/a_rousing_i_due.php#sthash.pXzxMnWP.dpuf (2016)
«'Promising ensemble member Aylin Sezer made a hot-to-trot Zerlina, singing with earthy allure' David Shengold»
Opera News www.operanews.com, (2016)
«"(...)auf Paminas G-moll-Arie "Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden", die Aylin Sezer bezaubernd schön und mit schwebenden Pianissimi anstimmt."»
Peter Krause, 30.08.2011, Die Welt (2016)
2017Verdi: La TraviataVioletta Valéry
2016Poulenc: Gloriasoprano
2016Verdi: I due FoscariPisana
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniZerlina
2014Strauss R.: ElektraFünfte Magd
2014Mussorgsky: KhovanshchinaEmma
2012Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2011Mozart: Requiemsoprano


The Turkish-Dutch soprano Aylin Sezer was an ensemble soloist of Opera Vlaanderen in the season 2014-2015 and sang the following roles:  Despina, Zerlina, Barbarina, Emma (Khovanshchina, Mussorgsky) and Fünfte Magd (Elektra), where she sang under the baton of Paul McCreesh, Alexander Joel and Dmitri Jurowski and worked with directors as David Alden, David Bösch and Guy Joosten.  Aylin recently sang in numerous Dutch opera companies in roles such as Cleopatra, Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Micaëla, Dido and Pamina with Opera Zuid (2012) and with director Peter Brook (2011) with which she toured through South America and Europe. She also sang Beethoven's Egmont with the Limburgs Symfonie Orkest under Jan Willem de Vriend Aylin Sezer graduated from the Dutch National Opera Academy with distinction in "exceptional artistic quality" and received her master of Opera in June 2010. During her years in the Dutch National Opera Academy she has sung Despina, and Annio, the title roles in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea and Händel's Agrippina, where she had the privilege to work with the countertenor Michael Chance, the conductors  Richard Egarr and Glenn Wilson. Aylin has followed master classes of Dennis O'Neill, Nelly Miricioiu and Roberta Alexander and Claudio Desderi in singing and Vladimir Bouchler in acting and Stanislasvki.    She was a finalist in the VIth edition of the Leyla Gencer Voice Competition.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: La Traviata Violetta Valéry 1 week Opera Spanga 2017
Poulenc: Gloria soprano 1 Day Grote Kerk Breda 2016
Verdi: I due Foscari Pisana 1 Day Concertgebouw Amsterdam 2016
Mozart: Don Giovanni Zerlina 1 week Vlaamse Opera 2015
Strauss R.: Elektra Fünfte Magd 1 Day Vlaamse Opera 2014


finalist Leyla gencer voice competition
Schaunard Award, place de l'opera
Hotiad, Turkish artist of the year