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Belgian Mezzo-soprano Linsey Coppens was a member of the Operastudio at Staatsoper Stuttgart 2020/2023. In season 2022/2023, her roles included Cherubino LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Rosina IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Siegrune DIE WALKÜRE and Wellgunde GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG.
Other recent engagements include Zweite Dame DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Linetta in Prokofjew’s DIE LIEBE ZU DREI ORANGEN and Ozias in a staged version of JUDITHA TRIUMPHANS. Her debut at Nationaltheater Mannheim as Siegrune DIE WALKÜRE and the Ruhrtriennale festival as Violet/ Mary in Olga Neuwirth’s BÄHLAMMS FEST.
In season 2023/2024 she will make her debut at Stadttheater Klagenfurt as Wellgunde GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG.
Ms. Coppens will return to Staatsoper Stuttgart to make her debut as Hänsel HÄNSEL UND GRETEL.
2023/2024 concertengagements include Messiah at Stadtkirche Nürtingen, Hohe Messe in 's-Hertogenbosch “Stichting Bachcantate op Zaterdag” and her first Mattheus Passion with “Stichting Heusden Klassiek”.
Throughout the season, she will perform 3 different recital programs in countries such as Belgium, Germany and Hungary.
A selection of the works performed on the concertstage are Bach Magnificat and Weihnachtsoratorium, Requiem Duruflé,
Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle Rossini.
Ms. Coppens won numerous prizes at prestigious international singing competitions. These awards include, for example, the House of Music Hungary prize at the “5. Éva Marton International Singing Competition” and the Van Riemsdijk Prize for best performance of the compulsory piece at the 55th Opera | Oratorio edition of the "International Singing Competition" in 's-Hertogenbosch. Recently, she reached the semi finals of the 2023 "Queen Elizabeth Singing Competition", 2021 edition of “Operalia” and the “11th International Stanislaw Moniuszko Vocal competition”.
In October 2023, Ms. Coppens will compete in the finals of the "Voix Nouvelles" competition at Opéra Comique in Paris.
Ms. Coppens is a graduate of the Dutch National Opera Academy in Amsterdam. She received her Bachelor degree at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and her Master’s degree at the Frost school of music (University of Miami).