Carmel De jager

Carmel De jager

Mezzo-Soprano

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«"..already a talented mezzo-soprano, singing with a pleasant, warm sound and a firm lower register. It will be very interesting to follow the future career development of this young singer"»
LARRY TURNER, SOUNDS LIKE SYDNEY LOVE AND LAMENTATIONS, MAY 2014 (2017)
2016Tallis: Gaude Gloriosa Mater DeiAlto

Bio




Australian mezzo-soprano Carmel de Jager studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, completing Bachelor and Master degrees. Now based in
London, she performs oratorio, opera, in recital and as a consort singer
throughout Europe.

Most recently, Carmel has performed with Gabrieli Consort at the Festival de la Chaise Dieu, the female chorus for Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans with the Venice Baroque Orchestra directed by Andrea Marcon, Bach's Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn (solos) with the Choir of St James (Sydney), and for numerous film and television recordings with London Voices.

Upcoming engagements include Beethoven's Fidelio with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (chorus), conducted by Vladimir Jurowski at the Royal Festival Halls, Mozart's Requiem in Spain with Gabrieli Consort, St John's Passion (solos) with Dei Gratia Baroque Ensemble, and a
place on the inaugural St Martin's Voices Fellowship Scheme, including a tour to the USA.

Other recent performances include A Bach Portrait, in the Deal Festival, under the direction of John Butt and in association with the Academy of Ancient Music, a masterclass of Schumann's Liederkreis at the Oxford Lieder Festival with Sarah Walker, Confessions, a collaboration between the Portrait Choir and director Andy Staples, Alexander's Feast for the Richmond Choral Society, Messiah with Dei Gratia Baroque Ensemble, Haydn's Nelson Mass and Jenkin's An Armed Man with the West Sussex Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, a recital of lieder at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Bach's Easter Oratorio with the Guildhall Consort under the direction of Eamonn Dougan and Pavlo Beznosiuk.
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Tallis: Gaude Gloriosa Mater Dei Alto Immediately Festival de la Chaise-Dieu (FR) 2016