Celine is now recognised nationally and internationally as one of opera’s great stars. A performer of ‘fine lyrical quality and a touching actor’, Celine made her operatic début 2010 singing the role of Mimi in La Bohéme. By 2012 she was to be heard at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in the lead role of Dvorak’s Rusalka which she took over at very short notice. Soon afterwards she was invited back to sing 1 Blumenmädchen in Parsifal followed by Micaela in Carmen and, in the seasons that have followed, she has performed extensively throughout Europe as well as in the United States, China, Russia and Mexico. Recent roles include Donna Elvira with Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv conducted by Daniel Oren and directed by Kasper Holten, Floria Tosca (Tosca) Mikhailovsky Opera, St. Petersburg, Liu (Turandot) Leipzig and Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf, followed by Elizabeth in Verdi’s Don Carlo.
A frequent concert performer, Celine is very familiar to both Irish and international audiences and has also performed with world-renowned tenors José Carreras, Roberto Alagna and Joseph Calleja. Future engagements include concerts with Josè Carreras in Europe, China, Russia and Thailand having performed her 30th concert with him at The Royal Albert Hall in May last year. Celine has also performed in concert with Bryn Terfel and recently sung with him and Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sasha Goetzel. Recent concerts include Richard Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder in Austria, a recording of Verdi’s Requiem with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Lenard and a concert with The Sun Valley Summer Symphony in America.
Last season Celine made her Irish National Opera and also made her American opera debut as Magda in Puccini’s La Rondine with Minnesota Opera, Madama Butterfly in Staatstheater Kassel. Die Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier in Santiago and Marietta/Marie in a concert performance of Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt with RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in the NCH, Dublin. 19/20 season highlights include Celine’s debuts at the Opéra National de Paris as Ortlinde in Wagner’s Die Walküre, Micaela in Carmen with INO and Mimi in La Bohéme at Hamburg State Opera.