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Pellegrini, Andrea - Mezzo Soprano

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Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano
Pellegrini, AndreaMezzo Soprano

Biography

Andrea Pellegrini has established herself as one of Denmark’s most sought-after mezzo-sopranos, gathering wide acclaim for her performances in both opera and on the concert stage. Her debut at the Royal Theatre took place in 2006, when she sang the role of Rosina in Rossini’s Barber of Seville. In 2008, she received the Annual Prize of the Music Critics’ Association of Denmark, and in 2015 she was nominated in the reumert prize category “Singer of the year”.
 
During the 18/19 season she sang Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at Göteborg Concert Hall and the title role of Carmen at Opera Hedeland in Denmark.
 
Andrea Pellegrini developed significant authority as a singer in time along with a stylistic prowess that ranged from the early baroque of Bach and Vivaldi to the broader bel canto of Bellini.
 
During past years of her career Andrea has sung numerous roles including Rosina (Rossini’s Barber of Seville) Cherubino (Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro), Idamante (Mozart’s Idomeneo), Beppe (Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz), Armastre (Handel’s Xerxes), Adalgisa (Bellini’s Norma), Suzuki (Puccini’s Madama Butterfly), Carmen (Bizet‘s Carmen), Rossweise (Wagner’s Die Walküre) at Den ny opera Esbjerg and Flosshilde in Odense concerthouse. Among her upcoming roles are Offreds Mother in The Handmaids Tale at the Royal Danish Opera.
 
On the concert stages she did recitals and oratorios and gala concerts with all Danish orchestra and Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Jönköping Sinfonietta, in Berlioz’ Les Nuits d’été; Pori Sinfonietta, Oltenia Philharmonic’s Orchestra in Mahler's Kindertotenlieder; Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, in Beethoven 9; and Puccini Festival Orchestra, Malaysia.
 
During her studies and throughout her career she has received numerous awards and grants including the Annual Prize of the Music Critics’ Association of Denmark, The Danish Wagner Society’s grant, Reumert Talent Prize, Elisabeth Dons Mindelegat 2013, Axel Schiøtz Award 2013 and Very Clicquot Champagne Award.
 
Andrea Pellegrini has – besides working in the traditional field of opera and concerts - always shown a keen interest in crossing genres, putting classical music into an alternative context and consequently bringing it to new audiences. This passion has led to the creation of new works and ensembles in the borderland between genres.