Jeanine De Bique

Trinidadian soprano Jeanine De Bique has in recent years gained international recognition. The season 21/22 commenced with role and house debuts as Poppea in Monteverdi’s

L’incoronazione di Poppea with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Iván Fischer in Budapest, Geneva and Vicenza, followed by the title role in Handel’s Alcina in Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production at l’Opéra national de Paris, conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock. She is looking forward to new collaborations with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, Martin Fröst and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic and HerbertBlomstedt, the WDR Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honeck and to recitals for the Cincinnati Song Initiative and at Carnegie Hall, which will also be her solo debut at this venue. Her first solo recording, with Concerto Köln, was released last October by Berlin Classics to outstanding reviews and was followed by concerts in early 2022. She concluded the season with her role and house debut at the Aix-en-Provence

Festival as Anaï in Rossini’s Moïse et Pharaon.

In 2020/21, she gave house and role debuts as Agathe in Weber’s Der Freischütz with Konzerthausorchester Berlin and Christoph Eschenbach, Bess in Porgy and Bess

and as Folie in Robert Carsen’s celebrated production of Rameau’s Platée at Theater an der Wien, conducted by William Christie and also presented in concert at Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In the USA, Jeanine De Bique performed Beethoven’s Symphony no 9 at the Aspen Music Festival and gave her debut with Houston Grand Opera in excerpts from

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music and a programme of works by Handel and Mozart, conducted by Patrick Summers.

Since her breakthrough debut at the 2017 Salzburg Festival as Annio in Peter Sellar’s production of La clemenza di Tito, conducted by Teodor Currentzis and subsequently shown at De Nationale Opera Amsterdam, she has appeared as Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) for San Francisco Opera, Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) at Deutsche Oper Berlin, conducted by Donald Runnicles, in the title role of Handel’s Rodelinda at Opéra de Lille, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm and released on DVD by Erato (winner of the Opus Klassik Award 2020), as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) for Opéra National du Rhin and as Aida in the world premiere of Caruso a Cuba by Micha Hamel in a return to De Nationale Opera Amsterdam. Concert highlights include Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with Raphaël Pichon at La Seine Musicale in Paris and with Lorin Maazel and the Munich Philharmonic,

Mahler’s Symphony no 2 with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse and at the Philharmonie de Paris, Handel arias and Mozart’s Requiem with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Iván Fischer at the Hollywood Bowl and New York’s Lincoln Center, Mahler’s Symphony no 4, conducted by Teodor Currentzis, in Milan, St Petersburg, Munich and

Budapest. Jeanine De Bique has received numerous awards including a grant at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

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