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Short English biography - CV

Annelyn studied classical singing at Royal Conservatory of Gent in Belgium,

there she got her bachelordegree with Zeger Vandersteene and in 2009 her Masterdegree 

with Marcos Pujol and international opera singer Gidon Saks.

She took singing Masterclasses with Gidon Saks 2009-2018, Franco Farina 2013-14, 

Jennifer Hamilton 2011-12, Michael Spyres 2010, Wiebke Göetjes 2009-10, a.o.

Since 2009 she sung in operas, opera recitals and concerts for various organisations.

Highlights in 2023 were Mezzo arias and songs in "Romantique" voor Legato Kortrijk;

Altosolo in Theresienmesse and Salve Regina Haydn with conductor Geert Soenen in Gent; Mezzosolos in Mirror of life Peeters for organassociation Roeselare;

Mara in L'Opera d'Aran Bécaud, Idéa in Le poète et son idéal Miry in 2022 and Suzuki in Madama Butterfly Puccini 2019 and operaconcerts for vzw Lyrica from 2016-2023;

Mezzosolos and ensembles in  opera programs Momenti musicali, Airs, Feu et flammes,

Opera metamorfosen, Regine et rivali a.o. for vzw CoOperArti 2015-2022;  

Mezzo arias and duets with Herman Streulens in 2020 in Gent; 

Altosolo in Requiem Mozart for Musica H 2019; operaconcert Ariade for Machine vzw 2017; 

Josepha in Im Weissen Rössl R. Benatsky (in Dutch) for Kunst Veredelt Roeselare 2016; 

Altosolo in Petite messe solenelle Rossini 2014; 

2te Dame in Die Zauberflöte Mozart Belcanto Academy 2012; 

Dorabella in (Quasi) Cosi fan tutte Mozart for vzw CoOperArti 2012;

Altosolo in Gloria Vivaldi for various organisations 2012; 

Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel Humperdinck for Opera aan de Schie 2011; 

at Conservatory Miles in Turn of the screw Britten 2009  and 2nd Witch in Dido and Aeneas Purcell 2007.

Before singing, Annelyn studied piano at the Lemmensinstituut in Leuven Belgium, 

there she got her Masterdegree for piano and her teachingdegree. 

Annelyn is also active in Part time art education as teacher of classical singing, piano and ensemble at Conservatory Kortrijk and Gullegem.

Past performances

For Legato Kortrijk (2023)

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Mezzo solo. With pianist Ellen Lampo

we performed romantic songs, opera-and operette airs. Séverine Champeau improvised with words.

For Pojedu - Fasinant (2023)

 Alto solo

For international organ association Adriaen Willaert Roeselare (2023)

  Annelyn sung Mezzosolos in Mirror of life Opus 36 Flor Peeters with Eric Hallein at the organ.

For vzw Lyrica Gent (2017-2019, 2022-2023)

- French opera and operette concert. Annelyn performed Arias from Carmen, Mignon Thomas, Belle Hélène Offenbach (also duet), La vie Parisienne (Métella) Offenbach, Le cheval de bronze (Tao Jin) Auber, and duet Mallika-Lakmé With pianist Virgile Van Esscche 2023

- "Opera concert  - Opera d'Aran". Annelyn performed Mara in L'Opera dAran Bécaud, Idéa in Le poète et son idéal Miry and Jeanne in her aria from Bouchard d'Avesnes Miry.  With Pianist Virgile Van Essche 2022

- "International operaconcert" Annelyn sang 2 arias of Musetta from La Bohème Leoncavallo, aria Didon Les Troyens Berlioz, 

Romance Marguerite La damnation de Faust Berlioz and duet Azucena-Manrico Il trovatore Verdi. Pianist Giacomo di Tollo 2019

- "Newyearsconcert - Madama Butterfly" Suzuki in selected scènes from Madama Butterfly, Charlotte in her letteraria from Massenet and Orlovsky in his aria from Die Fledermaus. Conductor Giacomo di Tollo and Brussels symphony orchestra 2019

- "Music for millions" A was Djamileh (Bizet), Grande Duchesse (Offenbach), Marion (Ganne), Jeanne (Miry), Balkis (Gounod), Carmen in arias and Mallika (Delibes), Tigrana (Puccini) in duets. Pianists Philippe Wesemael and Kayoko Ikeda. 2017

- "Newyearsconcert - Rigoletto" Giovanna and Maddalena in selected scènes from "Rigoletto" Verdi, Rose Friquet (Maillart) in her aria Espoir charmant and Nicklausse (Offenbach) in duet. Conductor Karel De Wilde and La chapelle sauvage 2017

With - for vzw CoOperArti (2011-2018, 2021)

- "Momenti Musicali" Opera -poëzie -piano concert. 2022

Annelyn sung arias Donizetti (Leonora di Guzman), Meyerbeer (Fidès), Offenbach (Grande Duchesse), Ponchielli (La cieca), Massenet (Charlotte), Saint-Saëns (Dalila) and duets Offenbach (Nicklausse), Delibes (Mallika). Pianist Ellen Lampo

- "Airs" Opera - organconcert 2021 

A as Marina, Irmentraut, Nancy, La cieca, Fatima, Djamileh, Carmen Organist Nico Ronsse

- "Feu et flammes" Opera- piano recital. 2018 A as Juno, Charlotte, Carmen, Didon, Marguerite, Lola, Orfeo, Carceleras.

Pianist Marie Noëlle Damien

- "Opera Metamorfosen": arias and duets. 2017 

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. 2016 

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. 2015

A as Giovanna Seymour and Elisabetta. Pianist Marieke Arnou

- "Dramatiek & Romantiek" arias and duets from Norma V. Bellini, La Gioconda A. Ponchielli. 2015 A as Laura and Adalgisa.

Pianist P.ieter Tieghem

- "Diva divo mezzosoprani": all mezzo repertoire with 4 mezzis. 2015

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. 2014

A as Jocasta, La cieca, Suzuki, Frau Reich, Elisabetta. Pianist Marieke Arnou

- "Amor" arias and chambermusic around love. 2013

A as Siebel, Leonora, Carmen and Eboli. Pianist Jan Lust

- "CoOperArgandi" famous arias and duets for soprano and mezzo. 2013

Pianist Andrew Wise

- "Quasi Cosi fan tutte" a shortened version of Cosi fan tutte Mozart. 2012

A as Dorabella. Pianist Katrijn Friant, Director Gidon Saks

- "Alla zingarese": an all gypsy program. 2012

A as Carmen and gypsyladies (and played piano) Pianist Els Cooman

- "Dell' Amore" arias, all around love. 2012

A as Dorabella, Carmen, Cherubino (and played piano). Pianist Els Cooman

- "Voorjaarsgloed" arias, duets for soprano and mezzo, ensembles 2012 Pianist Andrew Wise

For OkG 2020

"Prosit" Opera newyearsconcert with Herman Streulens

Annelyn sang arias Leonora di Guzman from La Favorita Donizetti, Jeanne from Bouchard d'Avesnes Miry,

Carmen Bizet, Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein Offenbach and Isoletta in duet from La Straniera Bellini.

For Legato - 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 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 with 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

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 

Choir and orchestra with Conductor Henk Soenen, Director Gino Bruneel

For Gezinsbond Olsene (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

Soprano Lieselot Beeckaert

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 with Chamberorchestra Arc en ciel Conductor T. Deneckere

For Opera aan de Schie NL (2011 - 2013)

- 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)

2nd lady and 3rd boy in "Die Zauberflöte" W.A. Mozart Pianist Floor Lanz

under direction of R. Modesti - Director N. Vogler, Pianist Floor Lanz

For Collegium Cum Splendore BE (2012)

- 2nd soprano and altosolo in "Gloria" Vivaldi

- Concert with arias of Sesto G.F. Haendel

Conductor Liselotte 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)

- Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel E. Humperdinck Pianist G Den Broeder, Director W. Göetjes

- Concerts with arias and scènes of Charlotte, Leonora, Suzuki, Dorabella, 2nd and 3rd lady,...

Pianists G Den Broeder, Ineke Gelijns

With Scoppio di Vesuvio BE (2007 - 2011)

- 2nd witch and 1ste nereid in "Dido and Aeneas" H. Purcell, Conductor Guy Penson, Director Gidon Saks 2007

- Miles in "Turn of the screw" B. Britten Conductor D Janssens, Director G. Saks 2009

- Lola in "Gallantry" D. Moore, Conductor Piet De Block, Director G. Saks 2008

- Die Fledermaus Strauss Ida - showgirl Dirigent Guy Penson, Regie Gidon Saks 2008

- Virtu in "L'incoronazione di Poppea" C. Monteverdi, Director G. Saks and Maja Jantar 2010

- Concerts with arias, duets of Orlovsky, Cherubino, Octavian, songs,...Pianist J M Vermaelen, G Penson, G Pégorim

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