Lisa Houben

Name
Lisa Houben
Voice
Soprano
Repertoire in brief
Lady Macbeth, Abigaille, Vanessa, Aida, Amelia, Fidelio, Floria Tosca, Desdemona, Donna Elvira, Manon Lescaut, Leonora, Elisabetta, Feldmarshallin, Adriana Lecouvreur

Il soprano lirico spinto olandese-americano Lisa Houben inizia la sua carriera internazionale con Tosca, poi Manon Lescaut, Lady Macbeth e Aida. Ha trionfato nel Rosenkavalier di Strauss nel 2008 a Roma, nell’Adriana Lecouvreur a Palermo. Nel 2010 è impegnata a Le Monnaie a Bruxelles in La Forza del Destino, Macbeth, Yvonne e Medée e in concerti di Wagner. A Bruxelles canta ancora Yvonne, Elektra e ripete Macbeth a Norimberga nel 2011. Canta Il giro di Vite a Rouen e Macbeth a Bordeaux. A Maggio 2012 è impegnata con Der Zwerg a Lione. Ha cantato lo Stabat Mater per il Teatro Massimo di Palermo. In Agosto 2013 debutta in Nabucco a Split e a Novembre canta Giovanna D’Arco a Rotterdam.

Nel 2014 canta Giovanna D’Arco a Leiden e Gorinchem in Olanda, Quarta Sinfonia di Mahler a Verona, Machbeth a Bordeaux e concerti al Festival di Bruxelles. La sua discografia comprende ad oggi le registrazioni in prima mondiale dell’opera Zazà di Leoncavallo e della Ines De Castro di Persiani e altre opere, oltre ad una rara e inedita raccolta di Ave Maria Italiane.

Operas

Tosca
(title role) Puccini – Opera of Prague, Opera Ontario, Festival Preisidi for RAI Uno, Festival Thessaloniki Greece
Forza del destino
(Leonora) Verdi – Théâtre royal de la Monnaie in Brussels
Manon Lescaut
(title role) Puccini – La Fenice in Venice
Macbeth 
(Lady Macbeth)
 Verdi – La Monnaie of Brussels, Staatstheater of Nuremberg, Opera of Bordeaux
Adriana Lecouvreur 
(Adriana) Cilea – Teatro Massimo Palermo
Aida
(title role) Verdi – Opera of Zagreb and Opera of Cairo
Fidelio
(title role) Beethoven – Opera of Rome, Opera of Nantes, Opera of Angers, Opera of Metz, Opera of Bordeaux-Merignac, Oxford’s Sheldonian Theater
Giovanna d’Arco
(title role) Verdi – Concertgebouw Leiden, Gorinchem Cathedral
Il Trittico
(Suor Angelica and Giorgetta) Puccini – Opera of Nantes, Opera of Angers
Don Carlo
(Elisabetta) Verdi – Opera of Metz
Nabucco
(Abigaille) Verdi – Festival of Split
Andrea Chenier
(Maddalena) Giordano – Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège
Cavalleria rusticana
(Santuzza) Mascagni – Theater Calderon of Madrid
Genoveva
(title role) Schumann – Opera of Palermo
Médée
(title role) Cherubini – Théâtre royal de la Monnaie in Brussels
Der Rosenkavalier
(Marschallin) Strauss – Opera of Rome
La Bohème
(title role)Puccini – Grand Theater of Luxembourg, Opera of Metz, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège
Vanessa
(title role)Barber – Opera of Metz (french Premiere)
GräfinMarizza
(title role)Kalman – Volksoper of Vienna
Faust
(Marguerite)Gounod – Opera of Toulon
Eugene Onegin
(Tatyana)Tchaikovsky – Opera Ontario
Turn of the Screw
(Miss Jessel) Britten – Opera Royal de Wallonie in Liège
Nozze di Figaro
(Contessa)Mozart – Festival of Antibes, Festival Pierre Cardin of Lacoste, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège
Richard III
(Lady Ann)Batistelli – Opera of Antwerp, Opera of Gent (World Premiere), Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg
Zaza
Leoncavallo – Rome Philharmonic
Cavalleria rusticana
(Monleone) – cd recording
Il mistero
(Monleone) – cd recording

Roles in preparation

Strauss – Salome (title role)
Strauss – Elektra (title role)
Verdi – Aida (Amneris)
Verdi – Don Carlo (Eboli)

Concerts
Verdi – Requiem
Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, Doelen Rotterdam
Faure – Requiem
Carnegie Hall in New York
Ravel – Shéhérazade
Politeama Garibaldi in Palermo
Mozart – Krönungsmesse
Carnegie Hall in New York
Chausson – Poème de l’Amour et de la Mer
Politeama Garibaldi in Palermo
Berlioz – Nuitsd’été
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie
Mahler – Fourth Symphonie
Liège Philharmonic Hall, Opera of Verona
Korngold – SechsEinfache Lieder / Totestadt
Liège Philharmonic Hall
Dvorak – Stabat Mater
Teatro Massimo Palermo
Peter Benoit – De Schelde
Elisabethzaal in Antwerp, broadcast live for the Belgian television RTBf
Beethoven – Ninth Symphony
Theater of Tour

Recordings

Zaza
(title role)Leoncavallo (World Premiere integral version) – Bongiovanni
Ines de Castro
(Bianca)Persiani – Bongiovanni
Cavalleria rusticana
(Santuzza)Monleone – Myto Records
Il mistero
(Nela)Monleone – Myto Records
Ave Maria
Radio France
Vieniamormio!
Romanze – Daniel Blumenthal, Pavane

CV Lisa Houben, soprano

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Dutch-American soprano lirico spinto Lisa Houben began her international career with Tosca, then Manon Lescaut, Lady Macbeth and Aida. In 2008 she triumphed in the Strauss Rosenkavalier in Rome and in 2009 in Adriana Lecouvreur in Palermo. In 2010 she was committed at Le Monnaie in Bruxelles in La Forza del Destino, Macbeth, Yvonne and Medée and in Wagner’s concerts. In Bruxelles she sang again Yvonne and Elektra and repeated Macbeth in Nurnberg in 2011. She sang Il giro di vite in Rouen and Macbeth in Bordeaux. In May 2012 she was committed in Der Zwerg in Lyon. In October she sang Stabat Mater at Teatro Massimo in Palermo. In August 2013 she made her debut in Nabucco in Split and in November she performed Giovanna D’Arco in Rotterdam.

In 2014 she sang Giovanna D’Arco in Leiden and Gorinchem in Holland, Mahler’s Fourth Simphony at the Opera di Verona, Macbeth in Bordeaux and concerts at Festival in Bruxelles. Her discography to date includes the world-premiere recordings of Leoncavallo’s Zaza and Persiani’s Ines de Castro and others, plus a rare and inedited Italian Ave Maria’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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