Madeline Alexander, stage director
"It is a poignant emotion that rises for two hours that overwhelms you when Marguerite, desperate and rejected by all, drowns her newborn baby and fruit of a night of love, in the fountain of the village. The Opérami troupe, masterfully led by Madeline Alexander, once again presented a total and captivating performance.
La Plûme ébouriffée- 30.01.2017 »
Madeline Alexander's moving stagings captivates audiences.
Her Upcoming engagements include the staging of Elisir d'Amore at the BFM in January and touring in November 2018.
In 2007, she founded the association OPERAMI and directed the productions of La Traviata, Roméo et Juliette, Faust, La Bohème, Manon de Massenet, Don Pasquale, I Pagliacci and Werther. Madeline also directed three operas: Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Massenet's Werther, and Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci.
Madeline Alexander studied organ (with Marinette Extermann) and singing (with Montserrat Figueras) at the Conservatory and the Old Music Center of Geneva where she received the teaching of René Jacobs and Philippe Herreweghe. At the age of 14, the Conductor Jacques Guyonnet gave her the opportunity to direct the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra at the Victoria Hall in The Walkyrie’s Chevauchée. She participates in the masterclass of Rita Streich.
She is a music teacher at the International School of Geneva and directs nearly 30 children's operas. She trained at the Metropolitan Opera in New York to specialize in opera creation. In 2006, Madeline reconnected with the musical direction and directed 450 children at the Grand Casino for the Don du Chœur.
Official Website: www.operami.ch
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