* born in France.
In 2020, Solen Mainguené will make her French debut, singing Nedda in Leoncavalli’s I pagliacci. At Theater Freiburg she will sing her first Governess in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw as well as Tatjana in Tchaikovsky’s Jewgeni Onegin during the 2019/2020 season. In January 2020, the soprano will return to Staatsoper Hamburg, singing Musetta in Puccini’s La bohème. Since 2016, she performed her first Nedda in Leoncavalli’s I pagliacci, Antonia in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann, Mimi in Puccini’s La bohème, Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata and Grete in Zemlinsky’s Der Traumgörge.
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.
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