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

Lawrence Budmen 

@ South Miami Classical Review

Belgian Mezzo-soprano Linsey Coppens is a member of the Operastudio at Staatsoper Stuttgart in season 2020/2021. She will perform the role of Zweite Dame/ 2. Knabe in Die Zauberflöte by W.A. Mozart and Die Katze, Das Eichhörnchen and Ein Schäfer in a German translation of „L'Enfant et les Sortilèges“ by Maurice Ravel. In 2020/2021, she will also be part of „Grote Zangers“, a foundation supporting young and upcoming singers.


Ms. Coppens won prizes at renowned competitions such as 1st prize at the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions Florida District, Honorable mention at the St-Petersburg Opera Guild Competition and 3rd prize at the Concours des nouveaux talents de l'art lyrique. In spring 2021 she will participate in the final rounds of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition

Her recently performed roles include Jo in Little Women, Enrichetta in I Puritani, Bianca in Giove in Argo and The Grand Dutchess of Monteblanco in the opera A Dinner Engagement. On the concertstage Ms. Coppens performed Bach's Magnificat and Weinachtsoratorium, Duruflé's Requiem, Mahler’s Um Mitternacht, Gloria by Vivaldi, Beethoven's Chorfantasie, Charpentier's Te Deum and Magnificat by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.


In masterclasses and summer courses she worked with Patricia McCaffrey, John Norris, Rachelle Jonck, Helen Donath, Abbie Furmanski, Roberta Alexander, Rosemary Joshua and Kevin Short.


Ms. Coppens received her Bachelor degree in 2016 at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and in 2018 her Master’s degree at the Frost school of music (University of Miami). She recently graduated from the Dutch National Opera Academy in Amsterdam. She finished her last month of studies parallel with being an Associate Artist at the Dutch National Operastudio. 

Foto Matthias Baus
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