Els Mondelaers

Category:solist, muzikant
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, muziektheater
Instrument(s):zang (mezzosopraan)

Biography

After receiving her master’s in Music Pedagogy at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, Els Mondelaers also received a master’s in Classical Singing from the Ghent Conservatory, where she also specialized as a soloist in contemporary music. She has performed as a soloist with many ensembles and musical-theatre companies including VocaalLAB, Transparant, LOD, ChampdAction, doelenEnsemble, Asko | Schönberg ensemble, Slagwerkgroep Den Haag, Atlas ensemble and Nieuw Ensemble. In September 2009 she was invited by the Lucerne Festival Academy to perform Berio’s Sinfonia conducted by Boulez. In August 2011 she performed Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder in the production Trojan Women directed by Kortekaas at the Zeeland Nazomer Festival. She will perform as a soloist this autumn with the Flemish Symphony Orchestra in a premiere by Prengels, in The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill in Kortrijk and with the Spectra ensemble at the World Music Days with work by Van Parys and Goethals. Her schedule also includes a production with VocaalLAB and the musical-theatre company Hollands Diep in their production SAAR.

Selective discography

A bunch of coloursA bunch of colours (2012)
21st century / contemporary
Spectra Ensemble, Filip Rathé, Salvatore Sciarrino, Thomas E. Bauer, Daan Janssens, Els Mondelaers, Luc Brewaeys, Nicolaus A. Huber (...)
Transit - New Music Festival 2010Transit - New Music Festival 2010 (2011)
21st century / contemporary
ChampdAction, Vykintas Baltakas, Vykintas Baltakas, Schola Heidelberg, Walter Nussbaum, Michael Maierhof, Apartment House, Christopher Fox (...)
Kris Defoort - House of the sleeping beautiesKris Defoort - House of the sleeping beauties (2009)
opera, musical theatre
Barbara Hannigan, Omar Ebrahim, Susanne Duwe, Alice Foccroulle, Susanne Hawkins, Els Mondelaers, Asko Ensemble, Schönberg Ensemble (...)
Transit - New Music Festival 2008Transit - New Music Festival 2008 (2008)
21st century / contemporary
Arne Deforce, Yutaka Oya, Richard Barrett, Spectra Ensemble, Els Mondelaers, ChampdAction, The New York Music Ensemble, Trio Scordatura (...)

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