Laura Meenen

Laura Meenen

Soprano

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Laura Meenen started her 2017/18 season as a second year Soloist of the Academy of young singers of the Mariinsky Theater. Her work includes singing the part of Charmion in Massenet’s CLEOPATRE, the second Lady in Alexander Tchaikovsky’s CHESS KING and Lucilla in Rossini’s LA SCALA DI SETA.
In spring 2018 she will be singing as well the part of Nedda in a new production of Leoncavallo’s I PAGLIACCI in Germany, Landestheater Rostock.
In Summer 2018 she will be singing under Maestro D. Jurowski in Sochi, for the opening of the summer season of Sirius and will be taking part in the International Opernwerkstatt 2018, Festival der jungen Stimmen in Switzerland.

In the season 2016/17, Laura Meenen took part in several new productions of the Mariinsky Theater and the Valery Gergiev Summer Festival of the White Nights.
She earned in Summer 2017 big success singing the part of Contessa Almaviva in Mozart’s LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with the young Wiener Philharmoniker in Vienna (Konzerthaus), Graz (Konzerthaus), Salzburg (Odeion) and Schloss Thalheim (a project of the Angelika Prokopp Sommerakademie der Wiener Philharmoniker).

Laura Meenen did her postgraduate diploma at the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory in 2017 and is now finishing her Master of Opera in Vienna at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien under Niels Muus and KS. Elena Filipova.
During her studies she had the opportunity to sing in the Opera Studio of the Conservatory the parts of Euridice in ORPHEE, Tatyana in EUGEN ONEGIN, Iolanta in IOLANTA, Contessa in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO and Vitellia in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO (Vienna).

She has received special awards from the Competizione dell’Opera 2017 and the Fransisco Viñas competition 2018.
She she is a Prize winner of several international competition such as Rimski-Korsakov Competition 2016, Pavel Lisizian Competition 2016, Art Vocal 2015 and Sviridov Competition 2014.
She was awarded with the Gartow Stiftung grant (Germany) in 2009-2011.


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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci Nedda Volkstheater Rostock Und Norddeutsche Philharmonie 2018

Awards

Spe Prize Fransi Viñ Com
2018
Finalist and spe Prize Competizione dell‘Opera
2018
3rd Prize Rim Compe
2018
2nd Prize Pavel Lisizian Compe
2018
1st Pr Art Vocal Co
2018