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"Brings  real passion and emotional power to her singing."

Lawrence Budmen 

@ South Florida

 Classical Review

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Belgian Mezzo-soprano Linsey Coppens is a member of the Operastudio at Staatsoper Stuttgart 2020/2023. In 2022/2023 she will debut the role of Cherubino „Le nozze di Figaro“ and Wellgunde in Wagner’s „Götterdämmerung“. She will also revisit Rosina in „Il Barbiere di Siviglia“ and Siegrune in „Die Walküre“.

In 2021/2022 she performed the roles of Rosina in „Il Barbiere di Siviglia“, Siegrune in „Die Walküre“, Zweite Dame in „Die Zauberflöte“, Linetta in Prokofjew’s „Die Liebe zu drei Orangen“ and Ozias in a staged version of „Juditha Triumphans“. Next to a full season at Staatsoper Stuttgart, Ms. Coppens also sang at Nationaltheater Mannheim (Siegrune in „Die Walküre“) and the Ruhrtriennale festival (Violet/ Mary in Olga Neuwirth’s „Bählamms Fest“) 

 

On the concertstage Ms. Coppens performed Bach's „Magnificat“ and „Weinachtsoratorium“, Duruflé's „Requiem“, Rossini’s „Stabat Mater“, „Credo, Gloria and Magnificat“ by Vivaldi and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy‘s „Lauda Sion and Magnificat“.

In September 2022, Ms. Coppens won the Special Prize ‘House of Music Hungary’ at the 5th Éva Marton international singing competition. Earlier this year, she won the ‘Van Riemsdijk Prize’ for best performance of the compulsory work at the 55th Opera | Oratorio edition of the „International Vocal Competition“ in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. She was also a semi finalist at the 2021 edition of „Operalia“ and the 11th International Stanislaw Moniuszko Vocal competition.

Ms. Coppens received her Bachelor degree at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and her Master’s degree at the Frost school of music (University of Miami). In 2020 she graduated from the Dutch National Opera Academy in Amsterdam.

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