ABOUT ME

After studying piano at the Conservatoire de Toulouse, Sara Gouzy joined the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin in 2010 to study singing with Janet Williams and Michail Lanskoi. She also spent a semester studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Susan McCulloch.

She has won numerous awards at international singing competitions (finalist of the Cesti Competition in 2020, Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg 2019, Trois Siècles de Romances Classiques 2014 in St. Petersburg, Giulio Perotti Singing Competition in 2012) 

Under the guidance of the vocal expert Prof. Tamar Rachum she recently began to work in the mezzo-soprano repertoire after having sung the soprano repertoire.

Highlights of her 2022/2023 season include the role of Alcina (La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina by Caccini) at the Theater an der Wien and Tisbé in a "Young Audience" version of Rossini's La Cenerentola, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and then at the operas of Bordeaux and Rouen.

 

She has appeared at the Komische Oper and Deutsche Oper Berlin as well as at the Kammeroper Munich in Haydn’s Il mondo della Luna and in Rheinsberg Festival as Orazia in Cimarosa’s Gli Orazi e i Curiazi. In Dijon she appeared as Yniold in Debussy’s Pelleas and Melisande and Amore in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. In Avignon in Poulenc’s Dialogue des Carmelites and Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.

She has sung the title role in Handel’s Susanna with the Lautten Compagney at Naumburg Theater, Sicle in Cavalli’s L’Ormindo during the International Maifestspiele of the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Gianetta in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and recently took part in Janáček’s Jenufa in Toulouse.

She has given recitals in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Russia and the United Arab Emirates, and has also performed alongside the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra (Saint-Saëns' Oratorio de Noël), the c/o chamber orchestra (Francis Poulenc's La Voix Humaine) toured Europe with Jordi Savall (Beethoven's 9th symphony and Mozart's Requiem) and worked with prestigious conductors such as Lahav Shani, Peter Eötvös, Sebastian Weigle and Christophe Rousset.

Jeremy Knowles