Seraina Perrenoud

Seraina Perrenoud

Soprano

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2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroBarbarina
2017Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem)Soprano
2016Massenet: ManonPoussette
2016Gesseney-Rappo: Carlotta ou la VaticaneMarinella
2015Offenbach: La belle HélèneParthénis
2014Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesThe Fire
2014Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesThe Princess
2014Haydn: Mass No. 10 Hob. XXII/9, C major (Mass in Time of War)Soprano
2013Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Soprano
2013Buxtehude: Jesu meine Freude, meines Herzens Weide, BuxWV 60Soprano
2013Mozart: Der SchauspieldirektorMadame Herz
2013Pergolesi: Stabat MaterSoprano
2013Haydn: Mass No. 12, Hob. XXII/12, B-flat major (Theresienmesse)Soprano
2013Vivaldi: Gloria, RV 589, D majorSoprano
2012Charpentier M.A.: Te Deum, H. 146Soprano 1
2011Handel: Esther, HWV 50bEsther

Bio


The Swiss soprano studied at the „Zürcher Hochschule der Künste“ (Zurich University of the Arts) under Prof. Lina Maria Åkerlund and graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in arts and in 2011 with a master’s degree in „Vocal Music Pedagogy“. She continued her studies at the „Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne“ (Lausanne University of the Arts) under Jeannette Fischer and graduated in 2014 with a master’s degree in „Music Interpretation“. To this day Seraina Perrenoud attends masterclasses from renowned teachers like Heidi Brunner, Meinard Kraak, Mariette Nollen, Roger Vignoles, John Fiore and Adina Nitescu.
Seraina Perrenoud is an awardee of the Friedl Wald Stiftung. In March 2012 she was awarded the „prix spécial jeune espoir“ (best young singer award) at the Concours International de chant des Châteaux en Médoc in Bordeaux (France). In June 2014 she was a finalist at the first national opera competition by the Oper Schloss Hallwyl.
Seraina Perrenoud is a well sought after interpret of Lied and Oratorio. She not only sings well known works like Bach’s „St. John Passion“ or Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s „Lobgesang“ but also rediscoveries like „St. Mark Passion“ by C.P.E. Bach or „Jan Huss“ by Carl Loewe. In the summer of 2013 Seraina Perrenoud gave her opera debut at the Geneva opera studio. She played the role of Frau Herz in Mozart’s „Schaulspieldirektor“. After that she had the pleasure of working with Benjamin Levy and sang the role of „ le feu“ in „L’enfant et les sortilèges“ by Ravel. In fall 2015 she gave her debut at the Geneva opera house where she played the role of „Parthénis“ in „La belle Hélène“ by Offenbach. In January 2016 she sang the role of „Marinella“ in the world premiere of „Carlotta ou la Vaticane“ by Dominique Gesseney-Rappo at the Fribourg opera house. In 2016 and 2017 she could once again be seen at the Geneva Opera house. She played the role of „Poussette“ in „Manon“ by Massenet and the role of „Barbarina“ in Mozart’s „Le nozze di Figaro“. Further more she gave her debut in the role of „Ljusja“ in Shostakovitsch’s „Moskau, Tscheriomuschky“ with the Opéra Lousie company in Fribourg. In 2018 she will have the pleasure to sing this role again at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet in Paris and at the Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne. www.seraina-perrenoud.ch


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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Barbarina 1 week Grand Theatre de Geneve 2017
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem) Soprano 1 week 2017
Massenet: Manon Poussette 1 week Grand Theatre de Geneve 2016
Gesseney-Rappo: Carlotta ou la Vaticane Marinella 1 week Opera de Fribourg 2016
Offenbach: La belle Hélène Parthénis 1 week Grand Theatre de Geneve 2015

Awards

Prix jeune Espoire
2018
Stipendium Friedl Wald Stiftung
2018