Carole Wilson’s recent engagements include: Mrs Lovett Sweeney Todd for Opera Royal de la Monnaie; her debut at the Festspiele Baden Baden as Annina Der Rosenkavalier with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle; a return to Opéra de Monte Carlo as Aksinya Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and her first Herodias Salome for the Wiener Staatsoper. In future seasons, Carole will make her debut at Opéra National de Lorraine, and will return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; English National Opera; Opera Royal de La Monnaie; Opéra de Monte Carlo and Opéra National de Paris.
Carole performed as a Mezzo Soprano soloist at the Wiener Staatsoper (2014-2016), making her debut as Mary Der fliegende Hollander conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Among her other roles were: Gertrude Roméo et Juliette, Annina Der Rosenkavalier, Adelaïde Arabella, Berta Il barbiere di Siviglia and Herodias Salomé.
Carole made her debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 2001, and has returned many times, notably as Aksinya in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk – a role which marked Carole’s debuts at La Scala, Milan; Teatro Real, Madrid; Dutch National Opera and Opéra National de Paris.
Carole appears regularly at Opera Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels where her recent engagements included Jezibaba Rusalka, Gertrude Romeo et Juliette, Stařenka Buryjovka Jenufa and Annina La Traviata. Other recent engagements include appearances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Theater an der Wien; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Dutch National Opera; English National Opera and Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf.
On the operatic and concert stages Carole has appeared under the baton of the worlds leading conductors, including: Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Antonio Pappano, Sir Andrew Davis, Nikolas Harnancourt, Bernard Haitink, Semyon Bychkov, Kirill Petrenko, Adam Fischer and the late Sir Charles Mackerras.
On the concert platform, Carole has appeared with many of the world’s finest orchestras: the Berlin Philharmonic; Vienna Philharmonic; London Symphony; Rotterdam Philharmonic; Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
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