Carine Maree Tinney studied under Andrew Doig and Paul Keohone at Edinburgh Napier University, where she was awarded the »Harold Gray Prize for Solo Singing«. From 2011 to 2013 she completed her master's degrees in 'Liedsinging' and `Opera´ at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, Germany. Through master classes with Emma Kirkby, Ingeborg Danz, Bo Skovus, Sybilla Rubens, and Thomas Quasthoff she received further valuable artistic input.

During her time in Germany, Carine has worked as a soloist with renowned conductors Helmuth Rilling, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Jeannette Sorrell and Jonathan Cohen.

In 2014, she played the role of Pamina/Die Zauberflöte with a production at the Landestheater Detmold and the title role of Massenet’s Cendrillon. Her concert highlights include Mahler’s 2nd Symphony at the Berlin Philharmonie, Bach’s St Matthew Passion at Centennial Hall, Rock Island (USA), Händel’s Messiah with the St Paul’s chamber orchestra (USA) and Mozart’s mass in c minor at the Kreuzkirche, Dresden. In 2018, Carine made her debut at the Händel Festspiele in Halle under the direction of Attilio Cremonesi and the Camerata Bern. She also performed a new opera Are these waves from Scottish composer Jane Dickson at La Monnaie, Belgium.

Since 2016, Carine is a member of early music group “Graindelavoix”, Belgium. Concerts have included Vienna Konzerthaus, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Oratoire du Louvre, Paris, Sao Roque, Lisbon and Sint-Machariuskerk, Ghent. In early 2018, Carine featured on their latest recording “The Liberation of the Gothic”, which since its release has been voted number 1 by the Belgischer Rundfunk, de Volkskrant, Netherlands and awarded “Disco Excepcional” by Spanish music magazine, Scherzo.

Carine is also passionate about lied performance and has given many Lied recitals in Scotland, Germany, Spain and America. She is a prize-winner at the Hugo-Wolf Academy International Competition for Liedkunst in Stuttgart and the Alumni/ASTA Competition for Lied Singing.

Performances for the upcoming season include Handel’s Belshazzar in Münster, Haydn‘s The Seasons in Bern, Brahm‘s Ein deutsches Requiem at the Konzerthaus Berlin and her debut at the Opéra de Lille in Purcell‘s production Indian Queen under the baton of Emmanuelle Haïm.

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Mozart's "Mass in c minor" / Kreuzkirche Dresden / / 26.11.18

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