Charlotte de Montcassin- Mezzosopran
Gasthörerin in der Klasse seit WS 2017/18
She spent her childhood in Vietnam where she grew a love for performance inspired by floating theaters and piano bars of Hanoi in the early 90’s.
Back in France she was admitted in the Children Choir of the Opera de Paris and performed in « La Bohème » at Opéra Bastille when she was 10, as well as in « Carmen » in Opéra Garnier. At that time she trained with Nicole Fallien.
She started studying musical, jazz and acting before studying opera voice in 2014 at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris in Marie-Thérèse Keller’s class.
She moved in Bordeaux in 2015 to continue her Opera voice studies at the Conservatoire Jacques-Thibaud where she also studied Electroacoustic composition and was initiated to Choir conducting by Eduardo Lopes. She was naturally lead to the Contemporary repertoire that she discovered with Valérie Philippin and created a version of John Cage’s Aria that involved electroacoustic and vocal performance. She took vocal training lessons with Rose Réglat and Maryse Castets.
Tradition ist Bewahrung des Feuers und nicht Anbetung der Asche. ( Gustav Mahler)