About Maite Beaumont

Biography

Maite Beaumont
Maite Beaumont

With her warm, deep voice, carisma and a powerful stage presence Spanish mezzo soprano Maite Beaumont is a much sougth-after performer at the world’s major opera houses and concert venues. She has appeared at the Opéra national de Paris, at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, at the Bayerische Staatsoper, at the Staatsoper unter den Linden Berlin, at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, at the Teatro Real in Madrid, at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile and at the Lyric Opera Chicago. She gave her much acclaimed debut at the Salzburg festival in 2005 as Dorabella in "Così fan tutte". Maite Beaumont’s large opera repertoire includes amongst others Sesto ("La Clemenza di Tito"), Donna Elvira ("Don Giovanni"), Rosina ("Il Barbiere di Siviglia"), Angelina ("La Cenerentola") and Composer ("Ariadne auf Naxos").

The discography of Maite Beaumont includes a CD with Händel-Arias LA MAGA ABBANDONATA (BMG), a solo CD DOLCE MIO BEN (Edel Classics), Arnecke DAS FEST IM MEER (NCA), Händel ALCINA (Deutsche Grammophon), RADAMISTO (Virgin Classics), Vivaldi MONTEZUMA (Deutsche Grammophon) and DVD recordings (TDK) of Händel GIULIO CESARE, Mozart COSÍ FAN TUTTE und LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Telemann FLAVIUS BERTARIDUS (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi).

Maite Beaumont was born in Pamplona where she studied voice and violin at the Pablo Sarasate Conservatory and sociology at the University of Navarra. She completed her studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg with Hanna Schwarz. In 2000 she was accepted into Hamburg State Opera’s Young Artist Program. 2002 she caused a stir when she jumped in as Ruggiero in the new production of "Alcina" in Hamburg. In 2003 she became a member of the permament cast of Hamburg State Opera.

Maite Beaumont (Flavius). "Flavius Bertaridus”. Staatsoper Hamburg, 2012.
Maite Beaumont (Flavius). "Flavius Bertaridus”. Staatsoper Hamburg, 2012.