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Bock, Johanne - Mezzo Soprano

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Bock, JohanneMezzo Soprano
Bock, JohanneMezzo Soprano
Bock, JohanneMezzo Soprano
Bock, JohanneMezzo Soprano

Biography

Mrs. Bock recent and upcoming engagements at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen includes Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff. In the coming season 2016/17 she will be singing Mary in The Flying Dutchman by Wagner and Marcellina in Der Hochzeit Figaros by Mozart.
 
She had her debut at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen in 2007 as the Mother in Les contes du Hoffmann by Offenbach. Since 2009 she has been a member of the soloist-ensemble at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen singing among others Zia Principessa in Sour Angelica by Puccini, Emilia in Otello by Verdi, 3. Lady in Zauberflöte by Mozart, Florence Pike in Albert Hering by Britten, The Forsters Wife in The cunning little wixen by Janácek, Annina in Der Rosenkavaler by Strauss, Louise in The Devils from Loudun by Penderecki, Mother Goose in The Rakes Progress by Stravinskij and the Witch from Endor in Saul and David by Carl Nielsen.
Among her other engagements are Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff, Auntie in Peter Grimes by Britten, Zita in Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, Filipevna in Eugen Onegin by Tchaikovsky and 2. Magd in Elektra by Strauss at Danish National Opera in Aarhus.
 
At the Lincoln Center Festival in New York, Ms. Bock sang in 2011 the role of Brenda in the opera Dancer in the Dark by Poul Ruders.
 
She appears regularly with Scandinavian Symphony Orchestras in oratorio repertoire such as Alt-Rhapsodie by Brahms, Sea-Pictures by Britten, Stabat Mater by Dvorak, Messiah by Händel, Petite Messe Solenelle by Rossini, Christmas Oratorio by Bach and the gipsy-solo in El Amor Brujo by de Falla.
 
She has performed with conductors like Marc Soustrout, Ion Marin, Andreas Stoehr, Philip Pickett, Alex Briger, Gérard Korsten, William Lacey, Giordano Bellincampi, Giancarlo Andretta and Michael Schønwandt.
 
Roles under preparation: Klytämnestra (Elektra), Heodias (Salome), Wagner-roles.
 
The Danish mezzo soprano Johanne Bock is educated with Diploma from the Conservatorium of Music in Aarhus in Denmark. During her education she won a contest by singing Kindertotenlieder by G. Mahler and sang the role as Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle by Bela Bartok.
She has has participated in masterclasses with Dr. Joyce Farwell (USA), Ian Partridge (UK), Roger Vignoles (UK), Niels Muus (Austria), Tom Jaber (USA), Douglas Yates (Germany) and Lars Ulrik Mortensen (DK).