Adélaïde pursues her vocal studies at Amsterdam and at Utrecht Conservatories, where she obtains a Bachelor of Music and a Master in Opera with distinction. She takes part in master classes with Claron Mc Fadden, Noëlle Barker, Margreet Honig, Charlotte Margiono, Ann Murray and with Nelly Miricioiù during the Grachtenfestival in Amsterdam. Since 2008 Adélaïde is an extra in the Dutch radio choir with which she sang notably under the baton of Jaap van Zweden, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Frans Brüggen, Marris Jansons, Sir Colin Davis, Daniele Gatti and Sir Simon Rattle. As a soloist she performed the part of Sally in Barber's A Hand of Bridge, staged by Claudia Christen, as well as the part of "the revered lady" in The Gambler by Prokofiev, in an Opera Zuid production conducted by Ivan Anguélov. She performed in Opera Trionfo's production of Honegger's Les Aventures du roi Pausole the part of Dame Perchuque under the baton of Ed Spanjaard and Robbert van Steijn. She performs with orchestra, piano or chamber music ensembles. Thus, she sung Ravel's Shéhérazade with an orchestra, Respighi's Il Tramonto with string quartet, the Kindertotenlieder. She worked in the Netherlands, France and Belgium with the pianists Marc Bensoussan and Elodie Vignon as well as with Domenico Severini, organist of the Cathedral of Meaux. Since 2013, she is a member of the french chamber music ensemble Arc-en-scène, and founded the Quattro passi vocal quartet in Holland.
Nathalie Doucet (piano guidance)
The Canadien pianist Nathalie Doucet is a wanted guide and vocal coach. She recieved her Master' s of Université de Montréal and worked for the most professional schools and opera groups in North America and Europ, such as McGill University, Des Moines Metro Opera, Orlando Opera, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Opera Company, The Canadian Opera Company, Opera de Montreal, Opera in Concert, Toronto Operetta Theatre, Toronto Summer Opera Lyric Theater, Opera York, Queen of Puddings en Tapestry New Opera Works, Center for Opera Studies in Italy(C.O.S.I) and American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz. Doucet has been a staff member of the York University and worked as pianist, coach and teacher at the University of Toronto. In the Netherlands, Nathalie Doucet is Head Coach pianist at Opera Studio Nederland and at the Dutch National Opera Academy (D.N.O.A.), she works as coach and private tutor. You can also know her from her work at Opera Spanga, de Nationale Reisopera, Radio 4-NTR Zaterdagmatinee, de IVC concours and the International Hans Gabor Belevedere Singing Competition.
Robert Schumann, Frauenliebe und Leben
Dominick Argento, From the Diary of Virginia Woolf