Kerstin Avemo as Elle in La voix humaine at Staatsoper Hamburg
Staatsoper Hamburg presents Poulenc's La voix humaine, combined with Schönberg's Pierrot lunaire, with opening night on October 11, 2020. The Philharmonic State Orchestra is led by Kent Nagano and in the role of Elle in La voix humaine we hear soprano Kerstin Avemo.
Kerstin Avemo was praised for her portrait of Elle in La Voix humaine performed at the Göteborg Opera in 2019. The previous season has included her first Mimì in La Bohème in Gothenburg. Kerstin sang Gerald Barry's The Stronger with the Concertgebouw Orchestra and performed Schwanengesang D744, staged by renowned director Romeo Castellucci, at the Enniskillen International Beckett Festival and at the Stanislavsky Festival at the Yauza Palace Concert Hall in Moscow. Kerstin also visited the e Kaufman Concert Hall in New York where she sang Hosokawa’s Futari Shizuka (The Maiden from the Sea), a piece she performed at the world premiere in 2017 with the Ensemble intercontemporain at the Philharmonie de Paris and Kölner Philharmonie.