Marie-Claude Chappuis

Marie-Claude Chappuis

Mezzo-Soprano

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2017Purcell: The Fairy QueenSecond Fairy
2017Monteverdi: AriannaArianna
2017Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceOrfeo
2016Mozart: La Finta GiardinieraCavalier Ramiro
2016Purcell: Dido and AeneasDido
2016Purcell: The Fairy QueenMystery
2016Purcell: The Fairy QueenJuno
2016Purcell: The Fairy QueenChinese Woman
2014Mozart: La Finta GiardinieraCavalier Ramiro
2014Strauss J.: Die FledermausPrince Orlofsky
2013Chabrier: L'ÉtoileLazuli
2013Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDorabella
2012Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosDryade
2012Cavalli: La CalistoDiana
2011Mozart: La Finta GiardinieraCavalier Ramiro
2009Mozart: IdomeneoIdamante
2009Chabrier: L'ÉtoileLazuli
2006Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoSesto
2005Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla
2004Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoSesto
2003Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2002Massenet: WertherCharlotte

Bio

Grammy nominated, Mezzo-Soprano, Marie-Claude Chappuis is well known for the beauty of her voice and dramatic interpretations. Next to the great ambitus of her voice, she also has excellent coloraturas, which allow her to sing repertoires from Monteverdi, Rossini, Mozart, Bellini, to Ravel, Poulenc and Ligeti. She is one of the most sought after mezzo-soprano in the baroque music world and also amazes audiences with her interpretations of Carmen, Charlotte (Massenet), Sesto (Mozart) and Marguerite (Berlioz). Chappuis is frequently performing at the Salzburg Festival and stages such as Theater an der Wien, Berliner Staatsoper and Zurich Opernhaus. She has participated in more than a dozen recordings and DVDs, most recently Clemenza di Tito and Finta Giardiniera with René Jacobs, St Matthew Passion with Riccardo Chailly, Idomeneo with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Il Matrimonio inaspettato with Riccardo Muti.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Purcell: The Fairy Queen Second Fairy Theater An Der Wien 2017
Monteverdi: Arianna Arianna 2017
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Orfeo Murten Classics 2017
Mozart: La Finta Giardiniera Cavalier Ramiro Immediately Opéra de Rennes 2016
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Dido 1 week 2016

Awards

Grammy nomination
2016
Prix du midem
2016