Mathilde Legrand

Mathilde Legrand

Mezzo-Soprano

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2015Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaLa Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla
2013Vivaldi: MotezumaRamiro
2013Caccini: La liberazione di RuggieroAlcina
2010Messager: FortunioMadelon

Bio


In 2018, Mathilde is awarded an artistic residency at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium, where she recieves a training with masters such as Jose Van Dam and Sophie Koch.

Her projects for 2018 include a staged version of Mozart's Great Mass in C in Paris and Chartres as well as recitals in France, Italy and Belgium. She will be singing in the domaine Forget, Canada, among other singers from the Music Chapel. 

In 2017, she replaced last minute for the show D.I.V.A. in the Théâtre Montparnasse in Paris.



Mathilde studied at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis for a Bachelor in early music and then at the Swiss Opera Studio, in Biel, where she got a Master with honors in 2015. During her studies, she got a scholarship from the Lyra foundation and the "Fonds Marie Louise".

She sang the roles of Ottavia and Amore (L'incoronazione di Poppea, Monteverdi), Adelberto (Ottone, Haendel), Musico (Viva la Mamma, Donizetti), Antonia (The Man of La Mancha, Leigh), Lisetta (La Frascatana, Paisiello) on the different stages of the opera Biel-Solothurn. She as well sang Ramiro (Motezuma, Vivaldi) in the Festival Cordes Sensibles, and Abra (Juditha Triumphans, Vivaldi) with the baroque orchestra La Cetra, conducted by Andrea Marcon.

She is demanded to sing oratorios, new creations, or repertoire pieces like the Vivaldi « Gloria », Mozart « Krönungsmesse » and « Great Mass in C », Haydn « Harmonie Messe » and Pergolesi « Stabat Mater », among others. She has been singing recitals in Switzerland, Albania, France, Italy and Belgium in various repertoires : well known and unknown baroque repertoire, as well as Lieder and songs, the Wesendonck Lieder by R. Wagner and the 7 songs on poems by A. Bloch by D. Chostakovitch for example, but also french melodies (Debussy, Fauré, Roussel, Ravel) and lieder (Brahms, Heuchemer, Schubert, Grieg).
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea La Virtù / Ottavia / Drusilla 1 week TOBS 2015
Vivaldi: Motezuma Ramiro 1 week 2013
Caccini: La liberazione di Ruggiero Alcina 1 week Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden und Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (Semperoper) 2013
Messager: Fortunio Madelon 1 week 2010
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino No