Louise Kemény

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A graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Louise Kemény is a former Britten-Pears Young Artist, Independent Opera Fellow and Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. She is the recipient of the Ian Smith of Stornoway Opera Prize, Basil A.Turner Prize, Joaninha Trust Prize and David Goldman Award.

Louise Kemény is a former ensemble member at Theater Bonn, where she performed roles such as Pamina/Die Zauberflöte, Gretel/Hänsel und Gretel, Sophie/Der Rosenkavalier, Susanna/Le nozze di Figaro, Romilda/Xerxes and Marzelline/Fidelio.

Most recent opera engagements include house debuts at Opernhaus Zurich in a staged production of Monteverdi’s Vespers, conducted by Riccardo Minasi, at Opéra de Lille as Helena in a new production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Laurent Pelly and as Seleuce/Tolomeo at Handelfestspiele Karlsruhe, conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli.

In the season 2022/23, Louise Kemény will return to Theater Bonn in the title role of Handel’s Agrippina, make her house and role debut as Sifare in Mozart’s Mitridate at Garsington Opera and perform Bach’s Matthäus Passion with Het Residentie Orkest, conducted by Matthew Halls.

Past opera appearances include Tytania/A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Jano/Jenufa for Scottish Opera, Barbarina/Le nozze di Figaro for De Nationale Opera Amsterdam, Teofane/Ottone for English Touring Opera and Poppea/Agrippina for Iford Arts. Louise Kemény has also created lead roles in new operas – Woman/Unknown Position, Girl/Bonesong (Kate Whitley) and Wife/Nauset (Joel Rust) – to critical acclaim.