Elsa Dreisig soprano
Orchestre national Montpellier Occitanie
Michael Schønwandt direction
A staggering rise to fame for this young soprano who turns everything she touches to gold. Elsa Dreisig is a name to remember.
R. Strauss Mondscheinmusik
Massenet «Il est doux, il est bon » Salomé aria (Hérodiade)
R. Strauss Danse des sept voiles (Salomé)
R. Strauss Final Scene, Salomé (French version)
Berlioz Le Carnaval romain, overture
Rossini «Una voce poco fa » (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Mozart «Porgi amor » (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Berlioz Roméo et Juliette, La Reine Mab
Gounod Roméo et Juliette, poison aria (unpublished version)
She has been immersed in the world of opera since infancy (her mother and father are singers) and has a temperament and turn of phrase which can captivate or disconcert. But this young Franco-Danish soprano is highly talented and has a wealth of prizes and awards to her credit. She studied with a company in Germany (one of the best training grounds in Europe) and was first seen in France in a production of Les Parapluies de Cherbourg at the Théâtre du Châtelet then as Micaela in the production of Carmen in Aix directed by the unconventional Tcherniakov. Massenet, Bizet and Gounod feature among her favourite composers. She has recently recorded this repertoire with the Orchestre Montpellier-Occitanie and it seemed an obvious choice to dip into it for her first major Parisian recital.
Production Les Grandes Voix