Hanne Roos


Belgian soprano Hanne Roos, started her vocal education at the Music Academy of her hometown Ronse with Pascal Devreese. In 2004 she joined the vocal department of the Royal Music Conservatoire of Ghent (Belgium), where she was subsequently coached by Erika Pauwels, Gidon Saks, Evelyn Bohen and Mireille Capelle, receiving her Master’s degree "cum laude". Being still a student she sang Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), The Governess (Turn of the Screw/Britten) directed by Gidon Saks and Alcina (titel role). First professional engagements included amongst others Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at Summer-Opera-Festival Alden Biesen.

Recently she sang the roles of Kate Pinkerton (Butterfly), Micaela (Carmen), Erste Dame (Zauberflöte) and Marianne in Der Rosenkavalier directed by Oscar-winning actor Christoph Waltz; the soprano solo in Die Schöpfung of Haydn in a production by Ballets du Rhin and ensemble La Follia; L'Amour & Clarine (Platée/Rameau) in the acclaimed production of director Mariame Clément under the baton of Christophe Rousset at the Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg. 

Recent role debuts included Musetta (La Bohème) at the Flanders Opera, Dorella (Das Liebesverbot/Wagner) and Giannetta (L'Elisir d'Amore) in new productions at ONR Strasbourg. The Flanders Opera House invited her to participate as 1. Dame in the revival of Zauberflöte. Other engagements include Norina in Don Pasquale at the Summer Operafestival Alden-Biesen.

Meanwhile Hanne Roos has repeatedly performed under renowned conductors such as  Constantin Trinks, Daniele Callegari, Dmitri Jurowski, Titus Engel, Tomas Netopil, Yannis Pouspourikas, Vincent Monteil, Jan Willem de Vriend and Antonino Fogliano.

In 2012 she toured with Brussels Philharmonic to Festival Musica in Strasbourg and to the Contemporary Music Biennale of Venise to take part in Le Cri de Mohim composed and conducted by Michel Tabachnik.