Parnassus welcomes soprano Emmanuelle de Negri
We are thrilled to announce that French soprano Emmanuelle de Negri recently joined Parnassus for worldwide management.
From its very beginning Emmanuelle de Negri’s career demonstrated remarkable breadth of repertoire and emotional range. Since her participation in the Jardin des Voix, she established an enduring performing relationship with William Christie and les Arts Florissants, for whom outstanding performances have included Purcell’s The Fairy Queen, The Indian Queen, and Dido and Aeneas, Handel's Messiah and Susanna, Monteverdi’s Selva morale e spirituale, and numerous roles in French Baroque operas including Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie and Platée, Lully’s Atys, and Campra’s Les Fêtes vénitiennes. She also sung in Rameau’s Castor et Pollux for Emmanuelle Haïm and her Concert d’Astrée. Emmanuelle has made regular performances with other prominent French ensembles such as Pulcinella, Les Folies Françoises, Les Enfants d'Apollo, Raphaël Pichon’s Pygmalion, Vincent Dumestre's Le Poème Harmonique, Le Banquet Céleste, Les Paladins, and Les Accents.
Further opera roles have ranged from Monteverdi (La Musica L’Orfeo), Cavalli (Amastre Serse), and Mozart (Papagena Die Zauberflöte et Susanna Le nozze di Figaro), to Offenbach (Cupidon Orphée aux Enfers), and Dukas (Mélisande Ariane et Barbe-Bleue). Emmanuelle’s 2017 season was notable for her debut at the Opéra National de Paris (Nedda Gianni Schicchi), and for performing Almirena in a new touring production of Handel’s Rinaldo. 2018/19 began at the Teatro San Carlo, Naples, performing a “perfectly delicious” (forumopera.com) Despina (Cosi fan tutte) for Riccardo Muti. December saw her at the Bruges Concertgebouw in the title-role of Caldara’s Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo, and at the Philharmonie de Paris for the Third Volume of Rameau’s Airs sérieux et à boire with les Art Florissants (with further performances in Martigny, Switzerland, and at London’s Wigmore Hall).
Future engagements include more Rameau (Les Boréades for Emmanuelle Haïm at the Opéra de Dijon, and Les Indes galantes at the Festival de Beaune and in Versailles), Scarlatti’s Santa Teodosia at the Festival de la Chaise-Dieu, and, again with les Arts Florissants, Handel’s Silete venti for the Festival de Printemps, Luçon, and Messiah on tour to Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
Welcome to Parnassus, Emmanuelle!