Biography

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Dorine Mortelmans has sung in various opera and contemporary music theatre productions.

  • Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Zomeropera Alden-Biesen, Brussels Midsummer Mozartiade)
  • Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice, Gluck)
  • Belinda (Dido and Aeneas, Opera Zuid and Opéra de Wallonie)
  • Serpina (La Serva Padrona, Festival de l’Eté de Mosan)
  • La Musica (Orfeo, Monteverdi), stage director: Pierre Audi
  • Adele (Die Fledermaus, Internationale Opera Producties)
  • Ljoebima (Skupoy, Pashkevich, Grachtenfestival Amsterdam)
  • Frasquita (Carmen, Internationale Opera Producties)
  • Zerlina (Opera Buffa, Laika&Transparant)
  • Lucy (The Telephone, Festival Les Musicales de Beloeil)

2016-2019 she sang several roles in Theater Bielefeld:

  • Anne Frank (Anne und Zef, Krus)
  • Gretel, Taumännchen (Hänsel und Gretel, Humperdinck)
  • Amor, Damigella (L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Monteverdi)
  • Tebaldo, Voce dal Cielo (Don Carlo, Verdi)
  • Gianetta (L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti)
  • Ygraine (Ariane et Barbe-bleue, Dukas)
  • Coriphée (Amadis, J.C. Bach)
  • Papagena (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart)
  • Lissy (Benzin, von Reznicek)
  • Etudiante, Aubergiste (Charlotte Salomon, Dalbavie)

At La Monnaie she sang

  • one of the six nuns (The Fiery Angel, Prokofiev), conducted by Kazushi Ono
  • Noémie (Cendrillon, Massenet)
  • Haydn Amore
  • Little England
  • cover for Jano (Jenufa, Janacek)
  • cover for Amour (Orphée et Euridice, Gluck/Berlioz)

With Opera Vlaanderen she performed

  • Stimme des Falken and Hüter der Schwelle (Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Strauss)
  • Amore (Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria, Monteverdi)
  • Daughter (Akhnaten, Glass)
  • concert performances of Agrippina Condotta a Morire (Handel)

As a soloist she has concert experience with several choirs and orchestras conducted by Patrick Davin, Christian Arming, Koen Kessels, Leo Hussain, Alexander Kalajdzic, Gregor Rot, Guy Van Waas and Frank Agsteribbe amongst others. She has performed the solo-parts in various oratorios.

  • Gloria (Vivaldi)
  • Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus and Dixit Dominus (Handel)
  • different Bach cantatas

She has sung several times with the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège including

  • Carmina Burana

Other passions of Dorine are Lied, chamber music and creating her own projects. In these projects she’s always looking for a story. She also participated in performances where she acted in baroque style with gestures.

Dorine’s education:

  • Master in Music in the conservatory of Antwerp
  • Opera Studio of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel
  • Opera Studio Nederland