Caroline Solage

Caroline Solage

Spinto Soprano

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  CAROLINE SOLAGE                                                 ` SOPRANO   A voice from Lebanon   Caroline performed as early as 5 years old; it is her undying passion for music that has driven her since. As a young girl, she performed the classical and folkloric repertoire of the Arabic and Lebanese music, such as Oum Koulthoum, Feyrouz and others.   A decisive audition with her former professor, Soprano Natijta Manoyan had secured a place in her class. I became a graduate of the Lebanese national higher conservatory and the Antonine University, faculty of music, thus obtaining a Bachelor degree in classical lyrical singing in 2007.   In Paris, I integrated the class of the Soprano Caroline Dumas at the ''école normale de musique de Paris'' and achieved my '' Diplôme Supérieur en Art Lyrique'' in 2010. The following year I achieved one year perfectionism program at conservatoire de Ville d’Avray – class of renowned French Baritone Francis Dudziak.    Perfectionism and role study are provided by Mr. Denis Dubois, coach and assistant conductor at the Paris opera - Bastille.    I hold a master’s degree in research in musicology from the “Université de Vincennes-Saint-Denis, Paris VIII” (2014); on my work on the dramaturgy, stage settings, librettos and aesthetical and musical analyses in the operas of Richard Strauss.    A  former soloist of the ''Atelier Dramatugie lyrique'' in Paris under the guidance of Dr. Carmelo Agnello Opera director,  and Gregory Bonnault - dance. (2011 -2014).  In Summner 2013, I was awarded a scholarship by the Austrian Embassy to take part at the “Altenburger Musikakademie” in the class of conductor and coach Mr. Robert Lehrbaumer. I participated in master classes with world renowned artists: Soprano Grace Bumbry (2015); Soprano Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz (2013-2014);  Baritone Ruggero Raimondi (2012) Soprano Felicitas Fuchs Wittekindt (2015) ; Tenor Marius Vlad (2014); Soprano Mihaella Couteur Mingheras (2010 – 2011 – 2012);  Soprano Anna Maria Panzarella (2015)’  coach  Fabio Centanni from the Saint Cecile academy- Rome (2013) and other professors in Italy, Austria, Germany, Romania, Munich and France, Sydney etc.      Major theaters and festivals   Carnegie hall New-York; Al Ain festivals- Emirates; Roman Theater - Jordan.  Salle Cortot; SallePleyel ; Salle Gaveau, ''Amphithéâtre’’ de l’opéra bastille. Byblos Festivlas,  Baalbeck international festival; Beirut chants festival’ Unesco theater Beyrouth, Nebrodi in Canto festival –Sicily ; Santa Maria Maggiorre and other cathedrals and theaters in Italy, France, Lebanon. I performed under the baton of following conductors: Paolo Olmi, Robert Lehrbaumer, Jean–Yves Ossonce, Harout Fazlian, Walid Gholmieh, Francesco Ciluffo, Zbigeniev Graca, and others.  Operatic roles   Donna Elvira from Mozart’s Don Giovanni. (Emirates) ; Gianetta in Donizetti's l'Elisir d'Amore. (Lebanon) ;Countess and Marcellina from Mozart's Le Noces de Figaro. (Lebanon and Emirates); Santuzza from Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana.  (Italy and Lebanon).    Concert version: Selected scenes from La bohème by Giacomo Puccini- Mimi and from I Paglaicci by Ruggero Leoncavallo – Nedda. (France, Italy and Lebanon)   Current role preparation: Tosca by Giacomo Puccini – Tosca; Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi – Elizabeth de Valois – Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini – Manon; Suor Angelica  by Giacomo Puccini – Suor Angelica         Major sacred music and art songs repertoire   Filip Lisiecki’s «  Oratorio pour notre temps » ; Remy Goussaeu’s «  Les larmes de Pierre », Mozart’s « Vesperae solennes de confessore », Mozart’ coronation mass Verdi’s Requiem ; Vivaldi’s  Gloria ; Pergolesi’s  Stabat Mater ; Rossini’s  Stabet Mater; Beethoven’s Choral fantasy.  My repertoire include as well: French melodies by Debussy, Fauré, Ravel etc. German lieder by R.Strauss,Wagner, Mahler, Schumann etc. Armenian classical music;  in addition to ancient liturgical Maronite and Aramaic hymns.    
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