Soprano Carine Tinney
Scottish/Maltese Soprano, Carine Tinney, enjoys an international career singing oratorio, early music, lieder recitals, and opera. Particularly sought after in Baroque music throughout Europe and the UK, she has appeared as a soloist at the Berlin Philharmonie, the Handel Halle Festspiele, Lille Opera, with the Liverpool Philharmonic and La Monnaie De Munt, working alongside conductors such as Helmuth Rilling, Jeannette Sorrell , Emmanuelle Haim, Attilio Cremonesi and Jonathan Cohen.
Her solo engagements in the United States include the Berkeley Early Music Festival in California, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with Quad City Symphony Orchestra led by Mark Russell Smith and Handel’s Messiah with the St Paul Chamber Orchestra led by Jeannette Sorrell. Since 2019, she is also a member of the acclaimed mediaeval/renaissance ensemble, Sollazzo, who performs regularly throughout Europe, USA and Asia. Opera highlights include the role of Pamina in Mozart’s Magic Flute at the Landestheater Detmold and the title role of Massenet’s Cendrillon. In 2019, Carine debuted at the Opera de Lille, in a production of Purcell’s Indian queen conducted by Emmanuelle Haim. Accredited with multiple scholarships, she is a prize winner at the Hugo-Wolf Academy International Competition for Liedkunst in Stuttgart and the Alumni/ASTA Competition for Lied Singing. She was awarded the BECA Bach scholarship in Barcelona and ‘Artist in Residence 2021’ at the Zentrum für Alte Musik, in Cologne.
Carine gained her Bachelor degree at the Edinburgh Napier University and continued her studies in Germany at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, where she graduated with two master’s degrees in Lied singing and in Opera under Gerhild Romberger and Manuel Lange.