Elise Caluwaerts

  • Elise Caluwaerts plays the role of Rea in all subtlety. Her powerful and clear soprano voice are the revelation of the evening.

    Saskia Guyte, review "Romulus Le Grand"
  • Belgian coloratura soprano Elise Caluwaerts impressed with her supple sense of line and strength, displaying a soaring, pure-toned top register and richly coloured lower register.

    The Australian

About Elise

Thanks to her versatility and captivating personality, soprano Elise Caluwaerts has grown into a renowned soloist both in Belgium and abroad. Elise Caluwaerts began her singing career as a baroque singer, and later expanded her repertoire to the romantic and contemporary genre. Her love for challenging repertoire – ranging from opera to multidisciplinary projects – led to various creations and remarkable collaborations with internationally renowned composers and ensembles. During the Sydney Festival 2016, she sang the role of Lei in Pascal Dusapin’s chamber opera Passion. Furthermore, she was invited by the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra for a CD recording with spectacular coloratura repertoire.

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