Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Monique Simon (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: France

The French mezzo-soprano, Monique Simon, studied singing in Paris. In 1994 she became the “Juventus prize” of the Europa-Rates und des Instituts C.-N. Ledoux.

Monique Simon made her debut in 1996 as a 3rd Lady (Die Zauberflöte) at the Opéra Lyon. As coloratura mezzo-soprano her preference are George Frideric Handel, Mozart and Rossini, in addition to an extensive repertoire of other composers. Since 1998 she is ensemble member of the Deutschen Oper am Rhein, where she could have been heard as Maddalena (Rigoletto), Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel), Wellgunde (Rheingold), Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro) as well as in Die Zauberflöte, Tiefland and The Gondoliers.

Source: Deutsche Oper am Rhein Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2006)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2006)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)

Alto

Aria from BWV 244

Links to other Sites

Deutsche Oper am Rhein: Monique Simon [German]

 

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | Copyright | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links



 

Back to the Top


Last update: ýJune 29, 2011 ý07:54:27