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Marianne Dellacasagrande's Profile
Name Ms Marianne Dellacasagrande
Voice Mezzo-soprano
Country France
Agent 1 B2P Management
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Agent 2 Hayes Walker Management Ltd
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Summary Marianne Dellacasagrande’s operatic career began under the tuition of Robert Dumé in Paris and, in June 2000, she was awarded First Prize of the City of Paris. She then subsequently studied with Professor Boris Bakow at the Salzburg Mozarteum.

During her time in Salzburg, she also studied with Hartmut Höll and Mitsuko Shirai with whom she developed her knowledge of the German Lied and Melody. In July 2002, she was fortunate to be selected to participate in a masterclass directed by the world-renowned baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau in Münich.

From 2003 onwards, she attended the CNIPAL, during which she studied the complete roles of Orpheus, Carmen, Mercedes, and Second Lady.

In 2004, she was asked by Marseille Opera House to perform the role of The Neighbour in Stravinsky’s Mavra, under the direction of Daniel Klajner and for Avignon, Marianne interpreted the Alto Solo in Szimanovsky’s Stabat Mater under the direction of François Bilger and with Avignon’s Regional Orchestra.

Between 2005 and 2007, she performed the role of Soeur Mathilde, Dialogues des Carmelites, in Saint-Etienne, Second Lady, Die Zauberflöte in Toulon, Frau Reich, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, (Nicolai) in Bayreuth and Orlofsky Die Fledermaus in Lyon.

Marianne regularly performs a variety of recitals in France, Germany, Luxembourg and Austria and, in particular, with the pianist Clément Mao-Takacs with whom she has formed a duo focused mostly on French and German melodies. She has also been involved in the performance of French melodies with the Georges Sand Trio at the Compiègne Theatre and at the Maison Châteaubriand.

In 2007, she sang the Brasileiras by Villa-Lobos, with the cellists of the Orchestra of Radio France, The Phil’art’cellistes. She interpreted the role of Rosina, Barber of Seville with the company Figaro Si Figaro La and also sang Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor in Paris.

Earlier this year she performed Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels (BOZAR) for Flemish Radio VRT and also covered the title role in the Opera Padmâvatî (Roussel) at the Theatre du Châtelet, Paris and took part in the Spring Festival of Saint-Cosme where she sang Lieder by Schubert and Brahms, with pianists Marie-Josèphe Jude and Akiko Yamamoto.

Forthcoming engagements include Rosina at the Théâtre d’Herblay under the direction of Jean-Luc Tingaud, and Mercedes, Carmen at the Opera of Gijon, Spain, under the direction of Mariano Rivas.