Hallak Soumaya

Hallak Soumaya

Dramatic/Heroic Soprano

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«Soprano with a powerful and luminous voice..»
Abdel rahman El Bacha (2016)
2016Zemlinsky: Eine Florentinische TragödieBianca
2015Wagner: TannhäuserElisabeth

Bio


Soumaya Hallak (Swiss and Belgian), soprano completed her studies in Venice (Bachelor of musicology), at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth with José Van Dam (Diplom with big distinction) and in the opera studio of the Royal Theater of Copenhagen with Susanna Eken.She won the «kulturprozent» of Migros who allowed her to study with some fantastic singers and teachers such as Francoise Pollet, Hélène Lucas, Tom Krause, Felicity Palmer and Sandra Porter with whom she is still perfectioning.Her repertoire is the one of the «Junglische DramatischeSopran» She is preparing role such as Elisabeth (Tannhäuser), Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigénie en Tauride) or Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito).She is very keen into the french Romantic repertoire in Opera.She formed a duo with the cellist Suzanne Vermeyen (Duo Vo’cello). They have a repertoire based mostly original compositions for voice and cello an!arrangements of big opera arias done by the great Pianist Abdel Rahman el Bacha who is a friend of the duo.She sang with conductors such as Paul Goodwin (Nella in Gianni Schicchi), Walter Weller (Alice Ford inFalstaff),Christopher Warren Green!(opera gala), Leo Hussein (lady Billows in Albert Herring, Guy van Waas (Haydn amore), David Miller (Dorothée in Cendrillon) and Vladimir Jurowski. I In Copenhagen at the opera studio she sang roles like the Witch in Hansel un und Gretel, Miss Jessel in Turn of the screw or Marschallin in the Rosenkavalier.She sang in theater such as la Monnaie, ZKO in Zürich, Vlaamse opera, the Royal Opera in Copenhagen or Grand Théatre de Luxembourg. She is performing in recitals with the pianist and conductor David Levi.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Zemlinsky: Eine Florentinische Tragödie Bianca 1 week Snières-sur-oise, Abbaye De Royaumont (Francia) 2016
Wagner: Tannhäuser Elisabeth Snières-sur-oise, Abbaye De Royaumont (Francia) 2015