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Charlotte Müller Perrier (Soprano)

Born: Switzerland

The Swiss soprano, Charlotte Müller Perrier, obtained her virtuoso singing diploma from the Conservatoire de Lausanne with congratulations of the jury in 2001, and then studied with Jean -Pierre Blivet in France. She perfected her singing with Giovanna Canetti and Umberto Finazzi in Milan and Bergamo; then in Switzerland with R. Bersier and A. Di Giantomasso. She was recipient of the award Colette Mosetti and finalist in several prestigious international competitions in opera and sacred music. She was a finalist at the competion Voix Nouvelles 2002 in Paris, the Concorso Internazionale Riviera Adriatica, Premio Beniamino Gigli in Porto Recanati in February 2004 and the Concorso Lirico Internazionale Riccardo Zandonai in Riva del Garda in May 2004. She was particularly good during the auditions of the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale of Spoleto in March 2004 and was selected for the Gala Concert Voci Nuove at Teatro Rosetum in Milan.

Before her opera debut, Charlotte Müller Perrier devoted herself to an intense concert activity which led her to the large concert halls and festivals in Europe. In the oratorio repertoire, she sang Mozart's Requiem, the Bach Passions and Oratorios, Fauré's Requiem, Francis Poulenc's Stabat Mater, various Masses of Haydn, Monteverdi's works under the direction of Michel Corboz Switzerland, in Japan, at Folles Journées de Nantes, at the Opéra-Théâtre d’Avignon, at the Rheingauer Festival in Germany, as well as in many tours with musicians from the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon.

With Jonathan Darlington and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Charlotte Müller Perrier sang Les Nuits d’Eté by Berlioz. In 2002, she toured the USA and Colombia under the baton of Hervé Niquet with a programme of French early music entitled “La France vue par les Italiens” (France for the Italians). At the Théâtre Municipal de Lausanne, she performed Don Ramiro in La Finta Giardiniera, Contessa Ceprano in Verdi's Rigoletto directed by Corrado Rovaris, and Brautjungfer in Weber's Der Freischütz with Jonathan Darlington. At the Grand Théâtre de Genève, she sang the role of Belinda in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell with Hervé Niquet in 2001. Her recent Violetta in Traviata by Verdi with the Opéra du Rhône got a great popular success.

With her favorite repertoire, composers such as J.S. Bach, Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn, Francis Poulenc, Rossini have taken her to Japan, the USA and South America. Charlotte Müller Perrier had the chance to work with conductors such Hervé Niquet, Reinhard Goebel, Corrado Rovaris, Lorenzo Turchi-Floris, Jonathan Brett Harrison, Michel Corboz and Johnathan Darlington and appeared with such ensembles and orchestras as the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, Sinfonia Varsovia and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. She was also invited to work with Maurice Béjart in his show La voix humaine et la danse.

Several of her concerts have been broadcast live or delayed by Arte TV and Mezzo, and she appeared telecasts on the Vatican Channel TELEPACE during the gala concert of the final of the International Competition of Sacred Music in Rome. On CD recordings, she can be heard in Charles Gounod's Requiem under the baton of Michel Corboz (Mirare) and Ad Vesperas Beatae Mariae Virginis by Claudio Monteverdi with Laurent Gendre (Cascavelle)


Source: OSMB Website (2004) & OPF Productions Website (2011), English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2013)
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Aryeh Oron (November 2013)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Michel Corboz

Soprano

BWV 232 [5th, Video]

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OSMB: Charlotte Müller Perrier, Soprano [French]

Charlotte Muller Perrier, Soprano (OPF Productions) [French]

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