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Hanne ROOS, soprano


The Belgian soprano Hanne ROOS, started her vocal education at the Music Academy of her hometown Ronse with Pascal Devreese. In 2004 she joined the vocal department of the Royal Music Conservatoire of Gent (Belgium), where she was subsequently coached by Erika Pauwels, Gidon Saks, Evelyn Bohen and Mireille Capelle and graduated of a Master’s degree "cum laude". Being still a student she sang Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), The Governess (Turn of the Screw/Britten) directed by Gidon Saks and Alcina (titel role). First professional engagements included amongst others Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at Summer-Opera-Festival Alden Biesen.

Season 2009/2010 saw her as a member of the Flanders Opera Studio (managed by stage director Ronny Lauwers). Eventually she joined for another two seasons the internationally renowned Opera Studio of Strasbourg and Colmar. Having a direct link with the Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg, it allowed her to take part in several of its major productions.

Since her debut at Flanders Opera as Kate Pinkerton (Butterfly), she returned as Konstanze in "Is it Love", after Mozart’s Entführung, Micaela (Carmen), 1. Dame (Zauberflöte), Jungfer Marianne (Rosenkavalier) in the largely praised production directed by Oscar Prize Winner Christoph Waltz, 1st Daughter in Philip Glass' opera Akhnaten (2015), Musetta (La Bohème) and most recently as 1st Blumenmädchen in Parsifal. Other engagements included Norina in Don Pasquale at the Summer Operafestival Alden-Biesen, and Dorella (Das Liebesverbot, Wagner) and Giannetta (L'Elisir d'Amore) in new productions at Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg.

Recent highlights :

Hanne Roos got lavish praise when singing the world premiere of "Songs for the crossing" by the Belgian composer Jeroen D'hoe. The event took place at Flagey with Brussels Philharmonic placed under the baton of Jun Märkl.

Meanwhile Hanne Roos has repeatedly performed under renowned conductors such as : Constantin Trinks, Daniele Callegari, Dmitri Jurowski, Titus Engel, Tomas Netopil, Yannis Pouspourikas, Vincent Monteil, Jan Willem de Vriend and Antonino Fogliano.

In concert she  appeared with the Chamber Orchestra of Belgium (today known as "Casco Phil" of which she was "Artist in Residence"). She toured with Brussels Philharmonic to "Festival Musica" in Strasbourg and to the Contemporary Music Biennale of Venise to take part in "Le Cri de Mohim" composed and conducted by Michel Tabachnik.

Discography : selected songs, after Haiku poems by Herman Van Rompuy, by Belgian Drik Brossé and other composers (piano : Daniel Blumenthal).

Awards : August 2010 she won two Prizes at the Singing competition of Marmande (France): 2nd Prize "Opéra" and "Prix Jeune Espoir".

CV-update : Season 2018/2019

New roles

  • Soprano solo (Les Bienveillantes, Hèctor Parra) ; Opera Vlaanderen 2019

Recent engagements :

  • Norina, (Don Pasquale) > Zomeroperafestival Alden-Biesen Juni 2017
  • Giannetta (L'Elisir d'Amore) > Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg
  • Dorella (Das Liebesverbot) > Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg
  • Musetta (La Bohème) > Opera Vlaanderen
  • Heart to get (d'après le cycle Da Ponte, W.A. Mozart) > Opera Vlaanderen 2015
  • Akhnaten (Philip Glass) > Opera Vlaanderen 2015
  • Micaela (Carmen) > Zomeroperafestival Alden-Biesen Juni 2015
  • Blumenmädchen (Parsifal) ; Opera Vlaanderen 2018

Other sung parts :

  • Woglinde ; Freia ; Ortlinde et Helmwige (Ring, Wagner Opéra de Dijon)
  • Marianne (Der Rosenkavalier, at Vlaamse Opera, Dec. '13 & Jan. '14)
  • Haydn, "Schöpfung" soprano part (dance theatre production) - Ballets du Rhin, Ensemble La Follia (March/April '14)
  • L'Amour & Clarine (Platée, Rameau at Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg, conductor Christophe Rousset, June 2014
  • 1. Dame (Zauberflöte) - Vlaamse Opera, 2012/2013
  • Micaela (Carmen) - Vlaamse Opera, 2011/2012.
  • 1ère Bohémienne & Coryphée, (Les Huguenots) - ONR Strasbour,g 2011/2012
  • La Princesse, “Le  chat botté” (by César Cui) - new production, ONR  Studio, 2011/2012.
  • Vespetta, "Pimpinone", Telemann) –Produced by “Il Combattimento Consort” Amsterdam.
  • Norina, "Don Pasquale" ­ Opéra national du Rhin (new Studio production at ONR)
  • La Princesse Délia, "Ali-Baba ou les 40 voleurs" – Cherubini (new studio production at ONR)
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