Marisol Montalvo With Matthias Pintscher And Ensemble Intercontemporain Orchester du Conservatoire de Paris – In Concert 2015 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert
Marisol Montalvo, Soprano – Ensemble Intercontemporain Orchester du Conservatoire de Paris – In Concert – February 3, 2015 – Radio France –
Marisol Montalvo with conductor Matthias Pintscher and Ensemble Intercontemporain Orchester du Conservatoire de Paris in a program of music by Pierre Boulez and Edgar Varese, It was all recorded live on February 2, 2015 at the Philharmonie de Paris by none other than Radio France Musique.
If contemporary music is not your cup of tea, turn back now and head over to the Archive for something that strikes a more familiar chord. There’s a bunch.
But if Contemporary Classical music flows freely through your bloodstream and is part of your DNA, this is a lovely concert. Not only featuring two giants of Contemporary Music but one of the most gifted and intense interpreters of Contemporary Music to come along in a very-very long time.
The concert begins with Boulez’ Pli Selon Pli with Marisol Montalvo as soloist. The concert concludes with Edgar Varese’ Americas For Orchestra.
Le Monde calls Marisol Montalvo “a true revelation” as the title role in Lulu, performed in Berlin in 2012, exclaiming that “The American soprano possesses real stage and vocal presence, and executes the exhausting role with incredible intensity” following performances at the Opéra National de Paris. The demanding Berg role has grown to be a centerpiece of the soprano’s repertoire at many of the world’s finest houses including the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro de la Maestranza, Opéra de Toulouse, Komische Oper Berlin, and in the acclaimed Calixto Bieto production at Theater Basel.
MARISOL MONTALVO was born on Long Island and attended the Mannes College of Music and the Studio Opera of Zurich. Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions and the Philadelphia Concerto Soloists Competition, she was also a finalist at the Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna.
Marisol Montalvo has appeared at the Zurich Opera, Paris’ Bastille Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Liceu in Barcelona, the KlangBogen Festival in Vienna, the National Theater in Mannheim, the Opéra d’Avignon, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, the Dortmund Opera, the Chautauqua Opera Festival, and the Bregenz Festival. Her operatic roles include the title role in Meyerbeer’s Dinorah, Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Adina in Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, and the title role in Berg’s Lulu, among many others, as well as several Mozart roles, including Despina in Così fan tutte, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Pamina in The Magic Flute, and Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio. During the 2000/01 season, Montalvo created the title role in Charles Chaynes’s Cecilia at the Nancy, Monte Carlo, and Liège operas.
Enjoy the concert.
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