Sophie Collin will graduate from her Master studies in Opera singing at the end of June 2022. She made her debut as Olympia at the Maastricht Conservatorium in March 2022.
In November 2021 she performed as Despina in a project with the Conducting class at the Conservatorium of Maastricht.
Sophie had the chance to make her debut as Frasquita in the Bizet's opera Carmen with the company Opera Spanga in July 2021 in The Netherlands.
Before the Coronavirus pandemic started she was Zerlina in "Don Giovanni" in February 2020 at the Theater Rudolstadt in Germany.
In 2019, she made her debut as Papagena in "Die Zauberflöte" by W.A Mozart at the Lyric Opera Studio Weimar as well as Zosia (leading zole) at the Koncertowa, in Łódź (Poland), in the Polish opera 'Flis" by Stanisław Moniuszko through the EOA (European Opera Academy).
Since she arrived in Maastricht in 2017, Sophie has been regularly singing in retirement homes. For these performances she has been performing with guitar, piano or other singers. She is currently part of two ensembles: Duetto Paradiso with the baryton Kyle Bejnerowicz and Sound of Musicals with the tenor Dean Parker.
Sophie is currently in her last year of Masters in opera performance at the Conservatorium of Maastricht with the tenor Axel Everaert. She participated in Masterclasses with Judith Lindenbaum (Köln), Marina Unruh (Frankfurt) and Damon Ploumis (Weimar).
Sophie started singing classical repertoire at the age of 17 at the Conservatorium of Toulon with Sonia Morgavi. Then, she continued at the Conservatorium of Nice with Catherine Decaen (opera performance) and Claire Brua (baroque singing).
Naturally curious, Sophie has engaged in other musical studies. She holds a Bachelor degree in musicology from the University of Nice in 2013, and a master degree in media and creative industries policies and strategies from the University of Cologne, Germany, in 2017. Her master thesis focused on the recruitment of opera singers in french opera houses.
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