Patricia Freres - lyrical dramatic soprano

 

languages:

German - French - English - Italian - Luxembourgish

 

  • Luxembourg soprano with an unusually expressive, emotional presence
  • brings natural acting pulse into her vocal art
  • Born in Esch / Alzette in Luxembourg
  • Dance training at the Académie de Danse Germaine Damar
  • Studies at the Conservatory of Luxembourg ;
    • Classical singing , chamber music, vocal , opera school and vocal pedagogy
    • Elocution and drama

Degree:

  • 2000 "Prix des Jeunesses Musicales" Lauréate de la Classe d'Art Lyrique
  • 2001 "Prix Supérieur Art Lyrique" with distinction
  • 2003 "Prix Supérieur Chant" with distinction

Master classes with :

  • Sylvia Geszty ( Luxembourg )
  • Helena Lazarska (international Summer Academy , Salzburg )
  • Prof. Klesie Kelly ( Luxembourg )
  • Prof. Norman Shettler (Lied , Hamburg)
  • Prof. Cheryl Studer (Lichtenberg , Bayreuth )
  • Vocal studies with Professor Ingrid Figur (Berlin)
  • Since 2013 working with the Basso Profundo Daniel Lewis Williams.

 

Since then, Patricia Freres has produced a wide vocal and stylistic range , which extends from the classical and romantic opera about the current experimental music theater to scenic song cycles , such as Robert Schuman " Frauenliebe und -leben " and a production of " Gretchen tragedy " with music by Wolf, Gounod , Schuman and Ritter .

In addition to these theatrical and musical productions Patricia Freres has unfolded a rich concert activity with songs and arias programs in which she regularly convinces audiences and critics with her vocal expressiveness.

 

  • " ...La soprano Patricia Freres a campeé une Manon d'une jeunesse charmante, gracieuse dans ses différents costumes et souvent rayonnante dans ses élans de passion... "

    Luxemburger Wort - März 2015

  • "... Patricia Freres convinced with a versatile, expressive and powerful voice. You could clearly see that she embodied the figures to the core. She is able to convincingly express states of mind with tone and facial expression. ..."

    Nassauische Neue Presse 2014 Read...

  • "... Unusually expressive voice ... tells stories in a unique way ... leaves her audience in a great intensity of love, joy, devotion, hope or despair. "Two women inspire"

  • "... With an incredible amount of feeling..."

    Weilburger Tageblatt 2014