Elena Mosuc

Elena Mosuc

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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2007Verdi: La TraviataVioletta Valéry
2007Verdi: La TraviataVioletta Valéry

Bio

Elena Mosuc, Soprano Romanian-swiss soprano Elena Mosuc, born in Iasi (Romania), was educated at the "George Enescu" – Conservatory in Iasi and before completing her studies, she won several international competitions (a.o. the international music competition organised by the "ARD" German Television Channel I in Munich). She received many prestigious prizes (a.o. „Siola d’ Oro“, „Premio Zenatello di Verona“); in 2005 the Romanian president bestowed upon her the title “Officer of the Arts”, one of the highest honour which can be awarded to a musician in Romania. In 2009, she made her doctor’s degree in music science with „The Theme of Madness in the Italian opera of the first half of the 19th century“. In Romania she has recently been appointed “Woman of the year 2009”. In 2010, she became honorary citizen of her native city. Since the beginning of her career, Elena Mosuc was connected closely to the Zurich Opera House, and she appeared there in various roles, among others as the Queen of the Night, Konstanze, Donna Anna, Lucia di Lammermoor, Linda di Chamounix, Elvira, Gilda, Violetta, Luisa Miller, Sophie, Zerbinetta, Aminta/Timidia (The silent woman), Musetta, Micaëla, Marguerite, Liù, Medora (Il Corsaro), Nedda, Mrs. Alice Ford, Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta etc. Guest star appearances take her continuously to all the important opera houses and festivals in Europe (a.o. to Barcelona, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona, Brussels, Amsterdam) as well as to the USA (a.o. New-York, Dallas) and Japan and China. She has worked with many of the greatest conductors (a.o. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Fabio Luisi, Lorin Maazel, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Harding) and stage directors (a.o. Franco Zeffirelli, Liliana Cavani, Ruth Berghaus, Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Stefan Herheim, Martin Kusej). Elena Mosuc also continues to give frequent concerts and to appear in opera soirees in her native country. During the last years, Elena Mosuc has established her reputation as one of the world’s most versatile and expressive sopranos. Highlights of recent seasons include her highly acclaimed role debuts as Mimì, Norma and Maria Stuarda in Zurich and at the State Opera Berlin. Thereupon she appeared with sensational success as La Traviata at the Teatro alla Scala, at the Bavarian State Opera, and in the Verona Arena, as Lucia di Lammermoor at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, at the Theatre du Capitole of Toulouse and at the Teatro Regio di Torino, as Gilda at the Teatro Regio di Parma, at the Vienna State Opera, and at the Teatro alla Scala, as Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) in Zurich and at the Salzburg Festival, in all principal female roles in Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the State Opera of Hamburg and in Zurich, and lately as Lucrezia Borgia at the Théâtre Royale de la Monnaie in Brussels. Among her next engagements it must be noticed La Traviata and Lucrezia Borgia in Barcelone, Luisa Miller in Zurich, Don Giovanni in Berlin and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. Her discography includes solo albums Au jardin de mon Coeur, Mozart Portrait, Notre amour and Donizetti Heroines, but also numerous opera productions on DVD (a.o. Rigoletto, Ariadne auf Naxos and The magic Flute). October 2013 (Please, destroy all previously dated material)
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: La Traviata Violetta Valéry Immediately Teatro alla Scala 2007
Verdi: La Traviata Violetta Valéry Immediately Teatro alla Scala 2007