A renowned figure in the world of Baroque music, French soprano Sandrine Piau performs
regularly with such celebrated conductors as William Christie, Philippe Herreweghe,
Christophe Rousset, Gustav Leonhardt, Ivor Bolton, Ton Koopman, René Jacobs, Marc
Minkowski, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Ms. Piau embraces both the lyric and Baroque repertoire, and performs roles such as Pamina
from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Titania from Britten's A Midsummer Night's
Dream, and Servilia from Gluck's La clemenza di Tito.
Previous engagements have taken her to the Grand Théâtre de Genève to perform the role of
Ismène in Mozart's Mitridate, re di Ponto and to the Théâtre des
Champs-Élysées to sing Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare, Servilia in La
clemenza di Tito, and Aennchen in Weber's Der Freischütz. Other recent opera
projects have included performances as Sandrina in Mozart's La finta
giardiniera and the title lady in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at
La Monnaie in Brussels.
Ms. Piau appears regularly in concert. In recent years, she has performed at the Salzburg
Festival, Covent Garden Festival, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and Teatro Comunale di
Firenze, as well as with the Munich Philharmonic, Berliner Philharmoniker, and Orchestre de
Ms. Piau takes great pleasure in the art of recital. As a singer of both French and German
repertoire, she has performed with many renowned recital accompanists, such as Jos Van
Immerseel, Roger Vignoles, and Corine Durous, and she regularly gives recitals in Paris,
Amsterdam, London, and New York.
Ms. Piau's album Après un rêve was released in April 2011 to critical
acclaim. Her new album Le triomphe de l'amour was released earlier this
Last season, Ms. Piau sang her first Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and the title role of L'incoronazione di
Poppea in Cologne. She also gave concerts at Wigmore Hall, Vienna's Musikverein,
and the Salle Pleyel in Paris.
Ms. Piau's 2011-2012 engagements include Pamina at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées,
concerts at Versailles's L'Opéra Royal and at the Salzburg Festival, and with the Boston
Symphony Orchestra, as well as recitals across the United States, at Wigmore Hall, and on
her debut Japanese tour.