Hélène Walter

soprano

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Biography

Hélène Walter obtained her Master's degree with honours in 2013 at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne. She had the privilege to work with great teachers such as David Jones, Heidi Brunner and Raul Gimenez. Laureate of two international singing competitions (Clermont-Ferrand 2015 and Mâcon 2014). Hélène Walter has sung on the stage of prestigious theatres such as the Lausanne Opera House or the Paris Champs-Elysées theatre and collaborated with conductors such as Michel Corboz, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Jean-Yves Ossonce, Corrado Rovaris, Ton Koopman and Raphaël Pichon. Her opera roles include Mélisande in Pelléas et Mélisande from Debussy (2014/Paris), the title role Antigone in Antigone recrucifiée from Alexandros Markéas (wold premiere 2011/Opéra de Massy), Cecilia Hampton in La Belle de Cadix from Lopez (2016/Opéra de Lausanne), Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro from Mozart (2015-2016/La Co[opéra]tive) ; 2010/Théâtre des Champs- Elysées), a Model in Phi-Phi from Christiné (2014/Opéra de Lausanne), the Marchande and Agathe in Les Mousquetaires au couvent from Varney (2013/ Opéra de Lausanne), Isabelle in L’Aiglon from Honegger and Ibert (2013/Opéra de Lausanne), Pauline in La Vie Parisienne d’Offenbach (2011-2012/Genève), Belinda in Dido&AEneas from Purcell (2010/Lausanne).

Hélène Walter also performs as a soloist in the sacred and concert repertoire, among others Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer from Chausson, Shéhérazade from Ravel, Sieben frühe Lieder from Berg and Bach’s two Passions, Jesu meine Freude and Magnificat. She has explored a wide variety of repertoires and performs baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary music with great ensembles such as the Orchestre d’Auvergne, Les Musicins du Louvre, Pygmalion and Gli Angeli. She works as well regularly with the Lemanic modern ensemble and sings Pierre Boulez, Michael Jarell, Oscar Bianchi and Xavier Dayer music, among others at the Royaumont’s Abbey.