In 2017, Belgian soprano Anne-Sophie Sevens made her professional operatic debut in TOBS (Theatre Orchestra Biel Solothurn) as Sopranistin in «Masterclass» of Terrence McNally, singing the aria of Lady Macbeth «Nel dì della vittoria». In 2015-2017 she was a member of the Swiss Opera Studio Biel in which she participated, among others, in «Idomeneo» interpreting the role of Elettra and in «The old maid and the thief» the role of Laetitia with the Orchestra Biel Solothurn. Furthermore she interpreted opera scenes with the role of Micaela, Marie in «Die verkaufte Braut», Agathe, Contessa and Desdemona. In Opernwerkstatt she sang the role of Gerhilde in 2016 and the role of Gerhilde in 2017, as well as Marie in «Wozzeck» and Santuzza in concerts in Sigriswil, Bern, Basel and Zürich.
Anne-Sophie performs regularly as a Recitalist. She performed in Belgium twice at the Festival de Minimes in Brussels where she interpreted Alma Mahler’s «Fünf Lieder» and Gustav Mahler’s «Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen». She participated in concerts organized by Euterpe, Davidsfonds and Rotary. She sang at the Inauguration of the auditorium Joseph Jongen, at the Festival Courants d’Air she presented Richard Wagner’s «Wesendonck-Lieder» and at Festival Musiq’3 (Flagey, Brussels) Ernest Chausson’s «Chanson perpétuelle».
Anne-Sophie is a recipient of several scholarships: in 2019 the Richard Wagner Cercle in Vienna invited her to join the Festpiele in Bayreuth, in 2016 and 2018 by Opernwerkstatt (Switzerland), in 2016 by Nei Stëmme (Luxembourg) donated by Focunda and in 2015 she received the Special Heritage Award from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. In 2017 she was Prize-winner in the Bellincanto Competition in Bellinzona (Switzerland) and in the Ljuba Welitsch Singing Competition in Vienna. She participated in the 2017 Elizabeth Connell Competition in Covent Garden and in 2018 at the Belvedere Competition in Jurmala. She was invited in 2018 as a jury member of the Ljuba Welitsch Singing Competition.
Anne-Sophie studied in different countries and obtained several degrees. After obtaining a diploma in engineering-architecture in 2009, she entered the LUCA School of Arts in Leuven where she studied with Dina Grossberger. For her Master she went to the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, studied with Christine Solhosse and Marianne Pousseur and finished her Master-degree with distinction in 2015. Today she is studying with David Miller, with whom she will perform Richard Wagner’s «Wesendonck-Lieder» in February 2019 in Brussels. Beside her Belgian musical education she took regular lessons and participated in several master-classes in Germany, Switzerland and Italy notably with Edda Moser, Vesselina Kasarova, Nadine Secunde and Gerd Uecker. At the Swiss Opera Studio Biel she studied with Mathias Behrends, Franco Trinca and Barbara Locher.
Anne-Sophie speaks German, English, Italian, French and Dutch fluently and is currently represented by Diakov Opera Management in Berlin.
You can download her CV here.