|EMMA POSMAN, SOPRANO|
|EDUCATION / TRAINING
The Belgian soprano Emma Posman obtained with "greatest distinction", her Master's degree of Voice at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent, where she was studying amongst others with the renowned Belgian soprano Hendrickje Van Kerckhove.
At the same time the young soprano became a member of the MMACADEMY of the ROH Monnaie, Brussels, which she joined in 2017. Having a great affinity for the Lied repertoire, Emma Posman forms a much sought duo together with pianist Bert De Rycke. Thanks to the by Udo Reinemann founded international Master classes series, the duo could take great advantages of being coached throughout 2017-18 by interpreters such as Barbara Bonney, Anne Sofie Van Otter, Roger Vignoles, Olaf Bär …
More recently, March 2018, Emma Posman participated in a concert tour with Symfonie Orkest Vlaanderen, under the baton of Jonathon Heyward (in works by R. Vaughan Williams).FRONT PAGE NEWS
Emma Posman, as a member of the "Salzburg Young Singers Project, 2018" participates as Queen of the Night (Die Königin der Nacht) in the Salzburg Festival's shortened version of Mozart's Magic flute (Die Zauberflöte) for young audiences, when she is given the opportunity to replace on the spot and - on stage! - not knowing all the stage directions, the Queen of the Night in the Festival's main Magic flute production. The performance took place, on August 4, 2018 > in live broadcast).
RECENT & UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS 2019/2020
- Die Zauberflöte, Die Königin der Nacht, Staatstheater Hannover (2019)
- Die Zauberflöte, Die önigin der Nacht, Aalto Theater Essen (2019)
- Die Zauberflöte, Die Königin der Nacht, Gärtnerplatztheater München (2019 & 2020)
- Les Châtiments (by Brice Pauset), Frida & Greta, Opera House of Dijon - world premiere (2020)
- Nozze di Figaro, Barbarina, Aalto Theater Essen (2020)
The artist made also her debut with Brussels Philharmonic, under the baton of Patrick Davin at Bozar Brussels.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Prize of the youngest finalist at Concorso Renata Tebaldi in San Marino (2017).
Voix Nouvelles (2017-2018). As Winner of the regional finals, Emma Posman, competed among the finalists at the super finals in Paris.