Ariën Artists - Raphaele - English version biography











After her studies political science at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (B), Raphaële Green pursued her  studies classical singing  at « IMEP » (Institut supérieur de Musique et de Pédagogie de Namur). After graduating with great distinction at IMEP,  she decided to pursue her training at the Marilyn Mims à West Palm Beach (USA). Back home,  she joines the MM-Academy at the ROH La Monnaie/De Munt where she was called Laureate in 2017. 

She made recently her house debut at the Amsterdam Opera house as one of the Girls in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Kurt Weill). It was a happy reunion with director  Ivo van Hove, whom she knew from the production The Diary of One Who Disappeard (Leos Janacek/Annelies Van Parys) in which Raphaële made her debut as Zefka.

Shortly Raphaële Green will embark again for the Monnaie Theatre : this time to participate in the world premiere of ALI (April 2024).

Previously at the Monnaie, the artist proved to be an irresistible Suor Dolcina in Suor Angelica in which she also sang the Seconda sorella conversa. She was equally convincing as one of the Pages in Lohengrin  and as Squire & Flowermaiden in Parsifal.

Throughout season 2019-2020 – that suffered most from the pandemic - Raphaële was a member of the young soloist ensemble at Flanders Opera. Eventually she appeared as Die Mutter (Der Jasager,  Kurt Weill), The Kitchen Boy & Third Wood Sprite (Rusalka,Dvorak) and Dryade (Ariadne auf Naxos, R. Strauss).

Meanwhile the opera house welcomed her as a guest in various productions. She was one of the three soloists in « Mozart / Concert aria’s ». The title chosen by OBV for the revivals (at the opera houses of Ghent and Antwerp, Concertgebouw Bruges, Festspielhaus St. Pölten), of the legendary dance production Un moto di gioia by Rosas. A project for which choreographer Teresa De Keersmaeker inspired herself from Mozart’s Concert arias.

Further more the House invited her to make her debut as Mrs Alexander in Satyagraha (Philip Glass) and to sing one of the Girls in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (same production as the above mentioned one).


Endowed with great naturalness and an innate gift « how to move on stage », no way not to notice Raphaële Green, even in the smallest role. In no time she was offered engagements by the three main Belgian opera houses. But also beyond the borders, at Operazuid Maastricht as Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette (Gounod) and at the Grand théâtre of Luxemburg as The Drummer in Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Ullmann).

A brief look at her other repertoire : the title role  in Carmen (Bizet), The Prince (Cinderella, Massenet), Metella (La Vie Parisienne, Offenbach), Mrs. Baggott (The Little Sweep, Britten), Mother Jeanne of the Holy Child (Dialogues of the Carmelites, Poulenc) ...

Always keen to explore the repertoire and to be challenged, Raphaële sang Antonia in La Mancha after Man of La Mancha (of which Jacques Brel signed for the French version). Her open-mind and curiosity also led to the CD-recording with the Ensemblel Zvezdoliki of Astor Piazzolla’s so called « operita » of Maria de Buenos Aires in which Raphaële sings the title part. The CD was released in 2018 on the label Antarctica.

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Whilst trained Raphaële Green participated in master classes with Anna Caterina Antonacci, Nora Gubisch, Alain Altinoglu en Georg Nigl... Actually she is coached by soprano Christine Schweitzer.


CV-Update, Season 2023-2024: January 2024. Please contact the agency to get the most recent biographical details of the artist.


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