Alexandra Coku

Micaela in Carmen

Biography

Education
B.A. English literature Stanford University; M.M. Voice  Indiana University

Debut
Euridice/Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck; Covent Garden)

Career
Leading roles with the  Bavarian State Opera Munich, Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Frankfurt Opera, Cologne Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Geneva.  Frequent guest of the Concertgebouw, Berliner Konzerthaus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony

Highlights
Pamina/Die Zauberflöte (Vienna, Munich, Frankfurt, New York, Cologne); Fiordiligi/Così fan tutte (Theatre des Champs Elysees,Vienna State Opera), Comtessa/La nozze di Figaro (Semperoper Dresden, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Cologne Opera, Opera Toulouse, Opera Marseille); Electra/Idomeneo (Deutsche Oper Berlin, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Deutsche Oper am Rhein); Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni (Opéra national du Rhin, Opera Zürich); Agrippina/Agrippina (Lisbon, Dijon, Lille), title role in Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas (Cincinnati Opera), Michaela/Carmen (Palau de las Arts, Valencia, Deutsche Oper am Rhein), Marschallin/Rosenkavalier (Bern)

Conductors
Mark Minkowski, Lorin Maazel, Emmanuelle Haim, Jeremie Rhorer, Christopher Hogwood, Rafael Fruehbeck de Burgos, Sylvain Cambreling, John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Hartmut Haenchen, Steven Sloane

Recent and future productions
Agrippina/Agrippina (Opera Dijon, Opera Lille), Elias/Mendelssohn (ORTVE Madrid), Micaela/Carmen (Vlaamse Opera); Haydn/Paukenmesse (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
 
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Last update on 31 May 2012

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