Larissa Rosanoff

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Larissa Rosanoff


Graduated with dinstinction from Lausanne conservatory and Geneva’s HEM, Larissa Rosanoff is a swiss soprano with russian origins based in Geneva. Larissa Rosanoff is a swiss soprano with russian origins based in Geneva, Switzerland. She speaks fluently french, italian, russian, english and has a good working knowledge of german and spanish.

Larissa Rosanoff has been notably directed by Gabriel Garrido, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Celso Antunes, Emmanuel Krivine, Gianluigi Dettori, Silvia Casarin Rizzola, Sebastien Brugiere, Benoit Willmann, in such prestigious places as the Teatro Greco Antico in Taormina, Victoria Hall, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices or the Grand Théâtre in Geneva. Amongst the stage directors she worked under the direction of Francois Rochaix, Pascale Vachoux, Enrico Stinchelli, Mathilde Reichler, Benoit Blancpain, Julien Ostini.

Amongst the numerous roles she sang on stage are: Musetta in La Bohème (Teatro Greco Antico, Taormina; Teatro Verdi, Montecatini; Victoria Hall, Geneva), Fiorella in Les Brigands (Theater Gautier, Chênes-Bougeries), Clorinda in La Cenerentola (Teatro Verdi, Italy, dir. Dettori), Pamina in Zauberflöte (Rome Opera Festival, dir. M. H. Kim), Sophie in Werther (Theater la Madeleine, Geneva, dir. Alexander), Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte (Geneva and Torino m.s Rochaix, dir. Gomez), Micaela in La Tragédie de Carmen (by Brook, France, dir. Marguier), Stephano in Romeo et Juliette (Theater Alhambra, dir. Le Roy), Fulvie in Gladiateur (world premiere, Paul Vidal, Theater Les Salons, m.s. Campos), Virtu in L'Incoronazione di Poppea (BFM, dir. Garcia Alarcon, m.s. Rochaix), Frasquita in Carmen (Rome Opera Festival, Ital; Festival du Château de Linières, France ), Annina (covering and singing Violetta) in La Traviata (BFM, Geneva), Papagena in Zauberflöte (Rome Opera Festival), Elvira in Don Giovanni (Theater des Amis, Carouge, Geneva), Belinda in Dido and Aeneas (Theater Cite Bleue, Geneva). With the baryton Sacha Michon she created the “Transsibirskaia” show presented in the Theater «Les Salons» in Geneva for the Richard Wagner Romand Circle and after a big public success is on tour in Switzerland till 2019. Larissa Rosanoff is soloist at the Operami company in Geneva.

Within the baroque music she sang as solist in Salve Regina (Scarlatti), Messiah (Handel), Christmas oratorio (Bach), Magnificat (Bach), Stabat Mater (Pergolese), Dixit Dominus (Handel), Passion St Jean (Bach), Passion (Aparicio),

Graduated in opera singing from the Conservatoire of Lausanne with distinction in 2008 (Prof Mme Erika Bill-Geiger), Larissa obtained her Master in classical singing (Prof Mme Diaconu) from the HEM of Geneva in 2014. She had the chance to follow the masterclasses of Teresa Berganza, Guiseppe Sabbatini, Edda Moser, Patricia Petibon, Alain Garichot, Stephen Taylor, Luisa Castellani, Hedwig Fassebender. Within the Geneva Opera Studio she sang such roles as: Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Norina in Don Pasquale, Adina in Elisir d'Amore, Sandmannchen in Hansel und Gretel, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Messagera in Orfeo, Servilia in Clemenza di Tito.

In 2017/18 amongst her new roles will be Tatyana from Eugene Oneguine, Belinda from Dido and Aenas, Elvira from Don Giovanni, Gianetta from Elisir d'amore, Ines from i Trovatore.