Hélène Walter

soprano

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Biography

Hélène Walter obtained her Master's degree from the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne in 2013. She is prizewinner of the international singing competitions Mirabent I Magrans 2017, Clermont-Ferrand 2015 and Mâcon 2014.

Her opera performances have included Mélisande in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande in Paris, Pauline in Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne in Geneva, the title role of Alexandros Markéas’ Antigone recrucifiée in the world premiere at Opéra de Massy, Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, several roles with Opéra de Lausanne, such as Cecilia Hampton in Lopez’ La Belle de Cadix, a Model in Christiné’s Phi-Phi, Marchande and Agathe in Varney’s Les Mousquetaires au couvent, Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Isabelle in Honegger’s and Ibert’s L’Aiglon. She has worked with conductors Michel Corboz, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Jean-Yves Ossonce, Corrado Rovaris, Ton Koopman and Raphaël Pichon.

Hélène Walter is an active concert singer, with a repertoire consisting of a wide variety of styles including Chausson’s Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer, Ravel’s Shéhérazade, A.Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder, J.S.Bach’s St.John and St.Matthew Passion, Jesu meine Freude and Magnificat, Beethoven’s Egmont, works of contemporary composers such as Pierre Boulez, Michael Jarrell, Oscar Bianchi, Niccolò Castiglioni, Johan Treichel, Alexandros Markéas, Victor A. Coltea and Xavier Dayer. She has performed with renowned ensembles, such as La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy, Orchestre d’Auvergne, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Pygmalion, Thymos Quartet, Gli Angeli and the Lemanic modern ensemble.