Catherine Bourgeois

Catherine Bourgeois

Mezzo-Soprano

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2016Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2015Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena
2003Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino

Bio

After a Master in Archaeology at the ULB University of Brussels, Catherine Bourgeois decided to devote himself to opera singing and joined the Royal Conservatory of Music of Mons in Belgium. In this place she won first prize as a singer with some precious advices of&nbspThierry Migliorini tenor , soprano Evelyne Bohen and Guy Van Waas conductor. Coming out of the Conservatory , she is immediately requested and gives several operatic recitals including the inauguration of the Auditorium Van de Winkel in Antwerpen (Belgium), and was invited to sing the Stabat Mater by Antonin Dvoràk touring England conducted by Eric Baltuch . She was able to work with conductors such as Jerome Pillement, Jan Heiting, Carlos Orellana-Gomez, Stefano Giaroli. Catherine Bourgeois is also winner of the International Léopold Bellan Competitionin Paris. She works in preparing of the roles entrusted under the direction of renowned personalities such as the soprano Sylvia Kevorkian, the mezzosoprano Magali Damonte, the harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, the singer coach Robert Gonella from Toulouse Capitole Theatre and Sir Willard White. She sings the roles of Carmen, Taven in Mireille by Gounod, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Prince Orlovsky in Die Fledermaus, Public Opinion in Orphée aux enfers by Offenbach ... she sang the role of Azucena with the choir Parma opera directed by S. Giaroli in the Salon de Provence festival...She also sang on stage or in recitals, roles such as Suzuki, Charlotte in Werther, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Fenena in Nabucco or Favorita by Donizetti. She gives many oratorios such as Stabat Mater Rossini, the Gloria in C Major by Vivaldi, Mozart's Requiem and Verdi's Requiem, the Nine Circles Topology by Rey Eisen at the festival La Roque d'Anthéron.   In 2016 and 2017, she shall sing the roles of Carmen and Azucena in France and Italy.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Carmen 24 hours Ad alta Voce 2016
Verdi: Rigoletto Maddalena 1 week Uapal 2015
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino No Idée Fixe 2003