A renowned figure in the world of Baroque music, French soprano Sandrine Piau performs regularly with such celebrated conductors as William Christie, Philippe Herreweghe, Christophe Rousset, Gustav Leonhardt, Ivor Bolton, Ton Koopman, René Jacobs and Marc Minkowski, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Ms Piau embraces both the lyric and Baroque repertoire, and performs roles such as Pamina from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Titania from Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Servilia from Gluck's La Clemenza di Tito ...
Previous engagements have taken her to the Grand Théâtre de Genève to perform the role of Ismène in Mitridate, Re di Ponto , to the Théâtre des Champs Elysées to sing Cleopatra, in Handel's Giulio Cesare, Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito and Aennchen in Weber's Der Freischütz. Other recent opera projects include both Sandrina, La Finta Giardiniera and Melisande at La Monnaie Brussels and Sophie in Massenet's Werther at both the Capitole de Toulouse and the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Ms. Piau appears regularly in concert. In recent years she has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Covent Garden Festival, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Teatro Communale in Florence , the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Teatro Communale di Bologna, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris.
Sandrine Piau takes great pleasure in the art of recital. As a singer of both French and German repertoire, she has performed with many renowned recital accompanists, such as Jos van Immerseel, Susan Manoff, Roger Vignoles, Corine Durous , and regularly gives recitals in Paris, Amsterdam, London and New York.
Ms Piau has an exclusive recording contract with the record company Naïve. Her latest recital recording ‘Après un rêve’ was released in April 2011 to critical acclaim and features an eclectic programme of German Lieder and French Melodies. Her new Album ‘Le Triomphe de L’amour’ is set for worldwide release in 2012.
Last season Sandrine Piau sang her first Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the title role of L’Incoronazione di Poppea in Cologne, the role of Sandrina in a new production of La Finta Giardiniera at La Monnaie in Brussels. She also gave concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, Musikwerien Wien and Salle Pleyel in Paris.
This season’s engagements include Pamina at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, concerts at the Royal Opera Versailles, at the Salzburg Festival, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra recitals across the United States, at the Wigmore Hall, and her debut Japanese Recital tour.