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2010: Studies with Professor Julie Kaufmann/Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany.

2008-2010: Materstudies and – degree from The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen, with Doc. Margrete Enevold and Doc. Susanna Eken.

2005-2008: Bachelor studies and – the degree at The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music with Anne-Margrethe Dahl.

Masterclasses

During the studies at The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music, Simone has participated in masterclasses with Mona Julsrud, Malcolm Walker, Martin Isepp, and Bo Skovhus. Moreover, she has participated in masterclasses with Douglas Yates at the Opera in Copenhagen, Jill Feldman in Tomar/Portugal, and Christa Ludwig in Warsaw/Poland. Simone has also participated in a scenic masterclass with director Christopher Cowell.

Most important competitions and concerts

2003: Won the classical prize of mezzo-soprano Edith Guillaume in the Danish competition for young singers, ”Unge Sangere”.

2005: 3. Lady in Mozart’s ”The Magic Flute” with Opera Fresca.

2008: Altosoloist in ”Requiem” by Mozart with the Dutch ensemble ”Krashna Musika” in Hamburg, Malmø, and Copenhagen.

3. Boy in ”The Magic Flute” by Mozart at the Conservatory.

Katisha in ”The Mikado” by Gilbert/O’Sullivan with Polyhymnia.

2010: Debut at The Royal Danish Theatre in the Opera Academy’s production of ”Les dialogues des Carmelites” by Poulenc, conducted by Marc Soustrot. Soloist in Händel’s ”Messiah” in Sweden with the orchestra Stockholm Rebaroque.

2011: Participated in The International Händel Festival in London with the cantata ”Mi Palpita il cor”.

Soloist in ”Messe Modale” by Jean Alain.

Soloist in ”Requiem” by Duruflé.

Bach concerts in Sweden with the Concertmaster of Concerto Copenhagen, Peter Spissky, and his baroque orchestra.

Participated in The International Nadia and Lili Boulanger competition for duos in Paris with Bulgarian pianist, Galya Kolarova. Liedrecitals in Paris at the same time.

Soloist in ”Messiah” by Händel and ”Te Deum” & ”Dialogus” by Charpentier.

2012: Soloist in ”Missa in simplitate” by Langlais.

Soloist in C. P. E. Bach’s ”Magnificat”.

Soloist in ”Petite Messe Solenelle” by Rossini in Sweden.

Soloist in ”Alto-Rhapsodie” by Brahms.

Soloist in ”De Profundis” and ”Sacris Solemniis” by Delalande.

2013: Soloist in ”Stabat Mater” by Pergolesi, Haydn, Vivaldi and Dvorák.

Soloist in ”St, Matthew Passion” by J. S. Bach.

The Mother of Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s ”Madama Butterfly” at Opera Hedeland.

Soloist in ”Cantata 106” by J. S. Bach and ”Kanarienvogel Cantata” by Telemann.

Concerts with different arias by Bach and Händel with Peter Spissky and Camerata Øresund.

Soloist in Händel’s ”Messiah” with Peter Spissky and Camerata Øresund.

Soloist in ”Christmas Cantata” by Charpentier and J. S. Bach and ”Te Deum” by Delalande.

2014: Speranza and Messagiera in Monteverdi’s ”L’Orfeo” at The Black Diamond in Copenhagen with Copenhagen Soloists. A live recording has been released on CD.

The Alto part in the premiere of Heinz Walter Florin’s ”13 oder to Maria”.

Soloist in Mozart’s ”Requiem” with Voces Academy.

”Dixit Dominus” by Händel and cantatas by J. S. Bach with Copenhagen Soloists.

Soloist in J. S. Bach’s ”Christmas Oratorio”.

Soloist in Händel’s ”Messiah” with Peter Spissky and Camerata Øresund.

2015: Soloist in ”Messiah” by Händel in Reykjavik/Iceland with Peter Spissky and Camerata Øresund.

Liedrecitals with pianist Galya Kolarova.

Soloist in Vivaldi’s ”Stabat Mater” and the Händel cantata ”Mi Palpita il cor”, as well as J. S Bach’s ”Christmas Oratorio” and Händel’s ”Messiah”.

Participated in Copenhagen Opera Festival.

Zita in ”Gianni Schicchi” by Puccini with Opera Undergrunden.

”Gloria”, ”Magnificat” and ”Dixit Dominus” by Vivaldi with Copenhagen Soloists.

2016: Soloist in Rossini’s ”Petite Messe Solenelle”, ”Händel’s ”Messiah”, J. S. Bach’s ”Christmas Oratorio” and ”St. John Passion” with DJV and Ensemble Zimmermann.

Participated in Copenhagen Opera Festival.

The Nurse in ”Boris Godunov” with Opera Undergrunden.

Liedrecitals with pianist Galya Kolarova.

Christmas concerts in Gürzenich/Cologne with Domstadt Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Heinz Walter Florin.

2017: ”Petite Messe Solenelle” by Rossini with Copenhagen Soloists.

The Mother in ”Elverskud” by N. W. Gade. Soloist in ”Messiah” by Händel with DJV and Ensemble Zimmermann.

2018: Soloist in ”Coronation Mass” by Mozart with South Denmark Philharmonic.

J. S Bach’s “St John Passion” and “Maria Vesper” by Monteverdi with Copenhagen Soloists.

The Mother in “Elverskud” by N. W. Gade.

Concerts with OperaMania.

Soloist in “Messiah” by Händel.

2019: Soloist in ”Requiem” by Mozart with South Denmark Philharmonic.

Concerts with OperaMania.

Liedrecitals with pianist Galya Kolarova. Soloist in ”Gloria” by Vivaldi.

”Messiah” by Händel with Copenhagen Soloists.

2020: Opera concerts. Concert with Beethoven’s Irish and Scottish Folksongs.

Concerts with OperaMania