A versatile and compelling stage performer, Charlotte Hellekant’s repertoire ranges from the baroque to contemporary classics. Recent performances include her role debut as Clairon (Capriccio) at La Monnaie, Lili Boulanger’s Faust et Hélène cantata with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.
CCharlotte Hellekant mezzosoprano born 1962
Charlotte Hellekant: Judith (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle) at Bergen International Festival, Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with the Orchestre National de France. Also Berio Folk Songs with Los Angeles Philharmonic and Norrköping Symphony Orchestra in performances conducted by Martin Fröst.
Charlotte Hellekant’s vocal expressiveness and strong stage presence are just two of the qualities which have helped her build a career. Which is equally successful on both the opera stage, and concert platform and in repertoire ranging from the baroque to contemporary classics.
Performances in the current season include Mahler’s Symphony No.8 with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui, the Japanese premiere of Sasha Waltz & Guests staging of Matsukaze at New National Theatre, Tokyo and a new work by Stefano Gervasoni with Münchener Kammerorchester.
America and Europe
She has appeared on stage on both sides of the Atlantic, notably at The Metropolitan Opera, Opéra national de Paris and Glyndebourne Festival. Recent lyric roles include Charlotte (Werther) with Deutsche Oper Berlin and Carmenwith Royal Swedish Opera. Outstanding Handel interpretations include Ino (Semele) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Cornelia (Giulio Cesare) under Marc Minkowski for Opernhaus Zürich.
She has sung the roles of Judith in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle in concert at the Bergen Festival under Edward Gardner, Marguérite (La damnation de Faust) at the Salzburger Festspiele. Last season she performed in Sasha Waltz & Guests’ new staging of L’Orfeo under the baton of Pablo Heras-Casado.
Metropolitan Opera 1996 –
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/7/1996
Debuts: Charlotte Hellekant, Dean Elzinga, LeRoi Freeman, Lucinda Childs
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/15/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/23/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 03/30/1996
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Metropolitan Opera House; 04/3/1996
Debut: John Osborn
Concert engagements in the current season include a solo recital at the Macau Festival. Mahler Symphony No.2 with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui. Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España under Xian Zhang.
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