Sarah Théry

Sarah Théry


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2015Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosDryade
2014Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelHänsel
2013Strauss J.: Die FledermausPrinz Orlowsky
2013Britten: Noye's FluddeFrau Noah


After obtaining a master’s degree in French language and literature in 2008, the young French mezzo-soprano decided to devote herself to song and enrolled in the class of Elvira Dreβen at the University of Music and Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy of Leipzig, where she obtained her master’s degree in 2014. She regularly performs recitals in prestigious venues such as Flagey or Bozar in Brussels, and has been invited to take part in many festivals: the Festival of Aix-en-Provence, the Ysaÿe Festival of Knokke-le-Zoute and the Klasik Keyifler Festival in Turkey. Moreover, she has sung under the baton of Alexandre Bloch with the Brussels Philharmonic, of Ulf Schirmer with the Gewandhausorchester and of Filip Rathé with the Spectra ensemble. She has been acclaimed for the roles of Prince Orlowsky (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss) and of Mrs. Noah (Noye’s Fludde, B. Britten) at the Opera of Thuringia, of the 3rd “Adlige Waise” (Der Rosenkavalier, R. Strauss) at the Leipzig Opera, of Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi, V. Bellini), of Dryad (Ariadne auf Naxos, R. Strauss) in Paris, of Martha and Frau Bergmann (, Benoît Mernier) at the Minhard in Ghent, or of the Third Lady (The Magic Flute, W.A. Mozart). During the 2018-2019 season she will tour with the
baroque ensemble Les Muffatti in a show based on the music of Vivaldi.

Fund of contemporary music she was Frau Bergmann and Martha in Benoit Mernier's Frühlings Erwachen.  She sang in the creation Phone Call to Hades composed by Cathy van Eck at the Festival of Aix-en-Provence, in Belgium and in Luxembourg. In October 2018 she will sing Boulez's Le Marteau sans Maitre with the ensemble Tempus Konnex in Antwerpen.

Constantly seeking to improve herself, she has benefited from the teaching and support of Teresa Berganza, Christa Ludwig, Hedwig Fassbender, Sophie Koch, Jocelyne Dienst, René Massis and Malcolm Walker. As an artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, she has been perfecting her skills there under the direction of José van Dam and Sophie Koch.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos Dryade Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel 2015
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Hänsel HMT Leipzig 2014
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Prinz Orlowsky Landestheater Altenburg und Philharmonische Orchester Altenburg-Gera 2013
Britten: Noye's Fludde Frau Noah Landestheater Altenburg und Philharmonische Orchester Altenburg-Gera 2013