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Jeanne Roth (Contralto, Mezzo-soprano)

Born: Bern, Switzrland

The Swiss contralto/mezzo-soprano, Jeanne Roth, comes from a musical family in Bern. After graduating, she studied at the Konservatorium Wiesbaden, later at the Salzburg Mozarteum. She became a member of the Hofheimer Ensemble and the Salzburger Kammeroper, developed her style of interpretation in various master-classes and developed her musical personality through diverse activities in concert and opera.

A success on the opera stage was her interpretation of Cherubino in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. Jeanne Roth was with her sophistication a perfect cast. Herdramatic skills were demonstrated allowed her extending to new parts of the alto and mezzo-soprano range- recently Carmen, An impressive proof is he performance in the presence of the composer in Sutermeister;s Schwarzer Spinne as Christine.

Jeanne Roth has participated in various festivals as a soloist (Yehudi Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, Richard Richard Strauss-Tage in Garmisch Patenkirchen, Hermann Prey Festival in Bad Urach).

Jeanne Roth participated in the Lieder Competition of Jeunesses Musicales de Suisse emerged as winner and devoted herself intensively to Lieder singing as well as the oratorio. Radio recordings in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Austria as weell as CD recordings documents her artistry.


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Source: Jeanne Roth Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (July 2016)
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Aryeh Oron (July 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

[Martina Bovet, Soprano]

Tenor

Selections (1998): BWV 12/7, BWV 15/6, BWV 71/5, BWV 77/5, BWV 130/6, BWV 137/5, BWV 248/9

Links to other Sites

Jeanne Roth (Official Website) [German]

Jeanne Roth (HEM - HES-SO Genève) [German]

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