* born in France.
In 2018, Solen Mainguené performed her first Mimi in Puccini’s La bohème,Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Jewgeni Onegin and Rosalinde in Strauß’ Die Fledermaus. In 2016, the soprano has sung her first Contessa in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Grete in Zemlinsky’s Der Traumgörge, followed by her debuts as Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata, Antonia in Offenbach’s Les contesd’Hoffmann and Nedda in Leoncavalli’s I pagliacci in 2017. In 2020, she will make her French debut, sing Nedda in Leoncavalli’s I pagliacci.
At the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music 2014, Solen Mainguené appeared as Silandra in Cesti’s L’Orontea. She performed Musetta in Puccini’s La bohème and Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen at Hamburg State Opera, where she also covered Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust. In 2015, she made her acclaimed debut as Catherine in Herrmann’s Wuthering Heights at Staatstheater Braunschweig. She was a guest at Hannover State Opera, Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, at Oper Leipzig, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Stadttheater Aachen. During the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons, she is a member of Theater Freiburg.
In 2014, the soprano sang the solo in Beethoven’s Symphony N° 9 at Die Glocke Bremen, Laeiszhalle Hamburg and NDR Sendesaal Hanover as well as with Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla. In 2015, she made her debut at Munich’s Herkulessaal singing Dvořák’s Stabat Mater.
Solen Mainguené performed with conductors including Christian Arming, Enrico Delamboye, Alfred Eschwé, Laurence Forster, Pedro Halffter, Axel Kober, Alessandro de Marchi, Ivan Repušić, Alexander Soddy, Stefan Soltesz, Eugen Tzigane, Alexander Vedernikov as well as Simone Young.
Herrmann: Wuthering Heights
Catherine Earnshaw: Solen Mainguené
Heathcliff: Orhan Yildiz