The french mezzo-soprano Mathilde Legrand has been studying in the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis as well as in the Swiss Opera Studio, in Biel, where she got a Master with honors in 2015.
In Switzerland and abroad she has been singing roles such as Ottavia and Amore (L’incoronazione di Poppea, Monteverdi), Adelberto (Ottone, Haendel), Musico (Viva la Mamma, Donizetti), Antonia (Man of la Mancha, Leigh), Lisetta (La Frascatana, Paisiello), Ramiro (Motezuma, Vivaldi).
She is as well demanded to sing oratorios, new creations, or repertoire pieces like the Vivaldi « Gloria », Mozart « Krönungsmesse » and « Great Mass in C », Haydn « Harmonie Messe » and Pergolesi « Stabat Mater », among others.
Her recital repertoire expands from baroque music to german romantic lieder and italian melody. She also has been working in close cooperation with young composers.
During her studies she had the chance to work in masterclasses with Regina Werner, Margreet Honig, Alessandro de Marchi, Andreas Scholl, Malcolm Walker and Andrea Marcon.
In 2017, she is awarded a place at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium, and replaces on short notice for D.I.V.A, in the "Théâtre Montparnasse" in Paris.
She speaks French, Italian, English and German.
She got support from the Lyra foundation and the "Fonds Marie Louise".