Annelyn Gevaert

Mezzosoprano

Music is life, life is music!

English biography


Annelyn most loves to perform opera and also likes operette!

Sometimes she is asked for religious solos.


On 17th of  november 2019 she's perform in een international operaconcert in de Minard Schouwburt in Gent. Annelyn will sing 2 arias of Musetta from La Bohème Leoncavallo, aria Didon from Les Troyens Berlioz, Romance Marguerite from La damnation de Faust Berlioz and duet Azucena and Manrico from Il trovatore Verdi. 

On 19th of  january 2020 she 'll sing aria Leonora di Guzman from La Favorita Donizetti, Jeanne from Bouchard d'Avesnes Miry, Carmen from Carmen Bizet, Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein from Offenbach, and  Isoletta in a duet from La Straniera Bellini. All with H. Streulens.

Op 22 nd of march 2020 she'll be mezzo solo in a Passion concert olv Antoon De Spiegeleer in Ingelmunster.


Past Performances

For vzw Lyrica Gent BE: (2017-2019)
- "Newyearsconcert" Giovanna and Maddalena in selected scènes from "Rigoletto", Rose Friquet in her aria "espoir charmant" and Nicklausse in Belle nuit de Offenbach. 

Conductor Karel De Wilde and La chapelle sauvage
- "Music for millions" in december Annelyn was Djamileh, Grande Duchesse, Marion (Ganne), Jeanne (Miry), Balkis (Gounod), Carmen in arias and Mallika, Tigrana in duets. 

Pianists Philippe Wesemael and Kayoko Ikeda.

- "Newyearsconcert" Suzuki in selected scènes from Madama Butterfly and Charlotte in her letteraria from Massenet and Orlovsky in his aria from Die Fledermaus.

Conductor Giacomo di Tollo and Brussels symphony orchestra


For Conservatory Kortrijk (2019)

- Matinee teachersconcert Annelyn was Charlotte in her letterscène from Werther Massenet and Carceleras in her aria from Las hijas del Zebedeo Chapi Pianist Marie Noëlle Damien

- Teachersconcert on Sinksen A as Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein in her aria Ah que j'aime les militaires from Offenbach 

Pianist Marie Noëlle Damien 


For city of Harelbeke (2019)

Mezzo solo in Requiem Mozart

with choirs Amuse Gueules, Ars vocalis and orchestra Ars instrumentalis Conductor David Anne


For Sursum Corda and Heilige familie (2019)

Mezzo solo in "From passion to hope" religious concerts

A sung solos from Mozart, Kverno, Mendelssohn, Rutter

Choirs and orchestra under Conductor Antoon De Spiegeleer


For Markant Zwevegem (2018)

Mezzo solo in a jubileum mass with solo and choir for 65th anniversary of Markant Zwevegem 

Conductor Sieglinde Carlier


With-for vzw CoOperArti BE (2011 - 2018) 

(which Annelyn created in 2010)

- "Feu et flammes": Opera- piano recital. Annelyn as Juno, Charlotte, Carmen, Didon, Marguerite, Lola, Orfeo, Carceleras. Pianist Marie Noëlle Damien
- "Opera Metamorfosen": arias and duets. A as Balkis, Carmen, Charlotte, Nancy, Berta, Siebel in arias and Nancy, Giulio, Mallika and Hänsel in duets. Pianist Pieter Tieghem

- "Beaux airs": French and Italian arias and duets. A as Carmen, Isabella, Charlotte, Siebel, Cherubino in arias and Nicklausse, Adalgisa, Bianca (Mercadante) in duets. Pianist Els Cooman

- "Regine e rivali": Tudor history: arias and duets from Anna Bolena and Maria Stuarda G. Donizetti. A as Giovanna Seymour and Elisabetta. Pianist Marieke Arnou

- "Dramatiek & Romantiek" arias and duets from Norma V. Bellini, La Gioconda A. Ponchielli. A as Laura and Adalgisa. Pianist Pieter Tieghem

- "Diva divo mezzosoprani": all mezzo repertoire with 4 mezzis. A as Nicklausse, Sara R. Devereux, Charlotte, Sesto G. F. Haendel, Béatrice. Pianists Sylvie Decraemer and Pieter Tieghem

- "Voce di donne" arias and ensembles with 3 singers theme women. A as Jocasta, La cieca, Suzuki, Frau Reich, Elisabetta. Pianist Marieke Arnou

- "Amor": arias and chambermusic around love. A as Siebel, Leonora, Carmen and Eboli. Pianist Jan Lust

- "CoOperArgandi" famous arias and duets for soprano and mezzo. Pianist Andrew Wise

- "Quasi Cosi fan tutte" a shortened version of Cosi fan tutte. A as Dorabella. Pianist Katrijn Friant, director Gidon Saks

- "Alla zingarese": an all gypsy program. A as Carmen and gypsyladies (and played piano) Pianist Els Cooman

- "Gloed" arias and ensembles Pianist Andrew Wise

- "Dell' Amore" arias, all around love. A as Dorabella, Carmen, Cherubino (and played piano). Pianist Els Cooman

More info on www.vzwcooperarti.org


For Machine vzw Eeklo BE (2017)

"Ariade": Romantic opera arias. A as Carmen, Charlotte, Leonora, Siebel, Nicklausse, Isabella, Nancy, La cieca, Eboli. Pianist Aymeric Catalano


For Kunst Veredelt Roeselare: (2016)
Josepha in "Im weissen Rössl" R. Benatzky Dutch version Conductor Henk Soenen, director Gino Bruneel


For Olsene Gezinsbond (2016)

Christmassongs and arias with piano, also brassband and choir Conductor and pianist Joop Verzele


For concertorganisation (2014)

"Petite messe solennelle" Rossini altosolo Conductor F. Hameleers


With Incanto NL (2013)

under direction of J.Pas - J. Lucassen
"Concert" with arias from Annio, Charlotte, Giovanna Seymour Pianist Floor Lanz


For Klassiek op het plein BE (2013)
"Concert" with arias from Balkis, Laura (and played quatre-mains) Pianist Ilse De Backer


For Azymuth (2013)

"Die Geburt Christi" H. Von Herzogenberg altosolo Conductor T. Deneckere


For Opera aan de Schie NL  (2011 - 2013)

under direction of H. Ritman: 
- Hänsel in "Hänsel und Gretel" E. Humperdinck. Pianist Gilbert Den Broeder, director Wiebke Göetjes
- 3 Festivals of "Opera aan de Schie"  arias and ensembles A as Romeo, Eboli, Dorabella, 2nd lady, Carmen, Charlotte,...

Pianists Ynke Van Der Wagt, Ineke Gelijns ao.


With International Belcanto Academy NL - GE  (2012)

under direction of R. Modesti - N. Vogler 
2nd lady and 3rd boy in "Die Zauberflöte" W.A. Mozart Pianist Floor Lanz


For Collegium Cum Splendore BE  (2012)

under direction of L. Sels 
- 2nd soprano and altosolo in "Gloria" Vivaldi 

- "Concert" with arias of Sesto G.F. Haendel Conductor L. Sels


For concertorganisation (2012)

2nd soprano and altosolo "Gloria" Vivaldi Conductor A. De Spiegeleer


For musicschool Harelbeke (2012)

2nd soprano and altosolo "Gloria" Vivaldi Conductor E. De Snijder


For concertorganisation (2011)

"Happy gospels" Gospelsolos, with 4 choirs Conductor A. De Spiegeleer and others


With Hojotoho Singingstudio NL - GE  (2009 - 2011)

under direction of W. Goëtjes 
- Hänsel in "Hänsel und Gretel" E. Humperdinck Pianist Gilbert Den Broeder, director W. Göetjes
- "Concerts" with arias and scènes of Charlotte, Leonora, Suzuki, Dorabella, 2nd and 3rd lady,...Pianists Gilbert Den Broeder, Ineke Gelijns ao


With Scoppio di Vesuvio BE  (2007 - 2011)   

under direction of Gidon Saks 
- 2nd witch and 1ste nereid in "Dido and Aeneas" H. Purcell, Conductor Guy Penson, director G. Saks

- Miles in "Turn of the screw" B. Britten Conductor Daan Janssens, director G. Saks

- Lola in "Gallantry" D. Moore, Conductor Piet De Block, director G. Saks
- Virtu in "L'incoronazione di Poppea" C. Monteverdi, Director G. Saks and Maja Jantar
- "Concerts" with arias, duets of Orlovsky, Cherubino, Octavian, songs,...Pianist Jeanne Marie Vermaelen, Guy Penson, Gétacine Pégorim


Also a lot of masses on invitations here and there.


Annelyn went to Royal Conservatory of Gent in Belgium to study singing and got her bachelordegree with Zeger Vandersteene and in 2009 her Masterdegree with Marcos Pujol and international bas-baritone Gidon Saks. 

During time in Conservatory Annelyn  had chambermusic with Mireille Capelle  and worked on opera scènes with Ronny Lauwers.

For her final project "Gallantry" she got great honours.

She took singing Masterclasses in Belgium and abroad with Gidon Saks (who was very influential to her from conservatory on, and still is her mentor), Franco Farina, Michael Spyres, Wiebke Göetjes, Jennifer Hamilton, Yva Barthélémy, Sara Mingardo, Zeger Vandersteene, Raymond Modesti.


Annelyn was allways interested in languages and has very good knowledge of Dutch, French, English, good for German and Italian and basic for for Spanish and Russian.


Before her singing she studied piano at the Lemmensinstituut in Leuven Belgium, there she got her Masterdegree for piano and her teachingdegree. 


Besides performing Annelyn teaches in parttime artschools: singing, piano and ensemble in Conservatory Kortrijk and Gullegem and singing in musicschool Harelbeke.


You can also visit me on www.operamusica.com on my personal profile Annelyn Gevaert mezzo