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Céline Scheen

About this Artist

Céline Scheen completed her training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Vera Rózsa. She has since performed in the greatest festivals and concert halls around the world.

On the opera stage, her roles have included Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Atilia in Cavalli’s Eliogabalo, Papagena in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Amour and Clarine in Rameau’s Platée, and La musica and Euridice in Monteverdi’s Orfeo. She was also Venus in John Blow’s Venus and Adonis in a new production by the Théâtre de Caen that toured to the Grand Théâtre du Luxembourg, Angers Nantes Opéra, Opéra de Lille, Opéra Comique (Paris), and Maison de la Culture de Grenoble.

In concert, the soprano has performed works by Bach, Graupner, Monteverdi, Rameau, and Zelenka with Ensemble Pygmalion, and the combined forces of La Cetra Barockorchester Basel and RIAS Kammerchor, among many others.

She has recorded music for the film Le roi danse with Musica Antiqua Köln and Reinhard Goebel, in addition to working with Paolo Pandolfo on a CD of improvisations. Other releases that feature her voice include Bach’s Orgelbüchlein with Ensemble Mare Nostrum, Virtuosissima compositrice (featuring works by Barbara Strozzi) with Cappella Mediterranea and Leonardo García Alarcón, Amarante with Philippe Pierlot and Eduardo Egüez, Lully’s Bellérophon with Les Talens Lyriques and Christophe Rousset, and Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine with the Ricercar Consort and Philippe Pierlot.

The artist has performed in new productions of the St. Mathew Passion in Copenhagen with the Danish Radio Orchestra under the direction of Andrea Marcon, and in Dresden and Prague with Collegium 1704 under Václav Luks. During the 2015/16 season, she appeared with frequent partners Le Banquet Céleste and Damien Guillon in Europe.