Carmen Romeu

Desdemona in Otello

Biography

Education
Clarinet at the music association ‘La Lírica de Silla’; Valencia Conservatory, where she received the ‘Premio Extraordinario de Final de Grado Medio’ (prize awarded to the most outstanding graduate of the intermediate level); Higher Conservatory Joaquín Rodrigo in Valencia with Ana Luisa Chova & Husan Park

Career
Opera studio Accademia Santa Cecilia de Roma, 2007 – present

Highlights
Tebaldo/Don Carlo (Palau de Les Arts, Valencia); Priestess/Iphigénie en Tauride (Palau de Les Arts); Delia/Il Viaggio a Reims (Rome’s Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro); Nino Rota’s Lo scoiattolo/Lo Scoiattolo in Gamba (Auditorio Roma); Philip Glass’s Le Streghe di Venezia (Auditorio Roma, Ravenna Festival); Manuel García’s Costanza/L’Isola Disabitata (Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao, Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville); Elvira/L’Italiana in Algeri (ABAO); Ainadamar (Granada Festival); El Puñao de Rosas (Teatro de la Zarzuela)

Prizes
First Award & Audience Award at the International Singing Contest “Ottavio Ziino” in Rome, 2010
 
Worked with
Plácido Domingo, Kent Nagano, G. Corsetti, Lorin Maazel

Recent and future productions
Fiordiligi/Cosi fan tutte (Teatro Nacional São Carlos in Lisbon); La Corte del Faraón (Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao); Ainadamar (Philadelphia Opera, Oviedo); La Bohéme (Bilbao); La Traviata (Oviedo); Ciro in babilonia, Tancredi (Rossini Opera Festival); Desdemona/Otello (Rossini) (Vlaamse Opera)

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  • The outsider Otello, a successful army general, gets married in secret to his great love Desdemona. Her father categorically disapproves of their relationship. Rodrigo,...