Marie Arnet


Marie Arnet was born in Sweden and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the National Opera Studio.
Marie’s concert repertoire includes Bach’s St John Passion, Mass in B Minor, Mahler’s 2nd and 4th Symphonies, the Brahms and Fauré Requiems, Mozart Requiem for the London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Colin Davis in London and New York, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, the Nelson Mass & The Creation by Haydn and Bruckner’s Te Deum.  She has appeared in Berlioz’s L’enfance du Christ at the Three Choirs Festival, Mozart’s Requiem with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, performances of A Child of Our Time and Stravinsky’s Les Noces with the Orquesta Radio Televisión in Madrid, Handel’s Solomon for the NDR and with Rene Jacobs and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio on a tour with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants and Brahms’ German Requiem at the BBC Proms with James Conlon.

Operatic appearances include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Diane Iphigénie en Aulide, Ilia in Idomeneo (conducted by Sir Simon Rattle), Mélisande Pelléas et Mélisande and Drusilla L’Incoronazione di Poppea at the Glyndebourne Festival,  Sophie Der Rosenkavalier and Giulietta I Capuleti e I Montecchi for Opera North and Susanna  Le Nozze di Figaro for English National Opera. Marie made her European debut singing Eurydice in a new production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at Opéra de Lausanne, where she returned for Salieri’s La Grotta di Trofonio with Christoph Rousset.    Further appearances include Pamina Die Zauberflöte  at the Teatro Real in Madrid, in Nantes and at the Hyogo Arts Centre in Japan,  Mélisande in Palermo and at La Scala,  Ilia Idomeneo for Hamburg State Opera and at the Liceu in Barcelona,  Belinda Dido & Aeneas at La Scala and Xenia Boris Godunov, and Ginevra Ariodante at the Liceu in Barcelona.   More recent engagements include Eurydice Orphée et Eurydice at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, Die Zauberflöte with Los Angeles Opera,  Alceste in Handel’s Admeto with Nicholas McGegan and the Göttingen Festival,  Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro and ‘The Infernal Comedy’ with Martin Haselböck and John Malkovich in Europe and Canada.

The 2010/11 season included Orphée et Eurydice and Despina Cosi fan Tutte in Stockholm and Oslo with the Royal Swedish Opera,  Pamina Die Zauberflöte for Spoleto Festival (USA) and The Infernal Comedy.  This season Marie will sing Donna Clara Der Zwerg for the Liceu in Barcelona, and further performances of The Infernal Comedy.

This biography is valid for use until March 2012.

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