Performer in Initio

French soprano Léa Trommenschlager studied at the Conservatoire de Strasbourg the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin.

In 2011, she was chosen as an HSBC laureate of the Académie du Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. The same year she premiered Lavandier’s contemporary opera De la Terreur des Hommes with Le Balcon. She has since played Ariadne in Ariadne auf Naxos at Théâtre de l’Athénée and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte with Deutsche Oper Berlin. In 2014 she premiered Doppelgänger in Stuttgart, Strasbourg and Moscow and performed Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder at the Festival d’Aix- en-Provence. She also was invited to perform in the UK at the Aldeburgh Music Festival and at the Samuel Beckett Happy Days Festival with pianist Julius Drake.

In 2015 Léa released her first recording – Schumann’s Myrthen cycle – on the label B Records. After premiering Lavandier’s opera Le premier meurtre at Lille Opera House in 2016, Léa went on to perform Rihm’s Jakob Lenz in Salzburg, Marc Ducret’s new production of Lady Macbeth and Lully’s Phaëton in at Perm Opera House (Russia) and at the Opéra de Versailles.

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