BIOGRAPHY


   He studied Musicology at the University of Nice, studied singing with teacher Christiane Patard and graduated from the Paris Conservatory in 2003. He was awarded the title of “Révélation Classique” from the ADAMI in 2007.

   Praised for his qualities in the baroque repertoire, he took part in Hippolyte et Aricie (Glyndebourne Festival), he sang the title-role in Pygmalion (Houston, Dallas, and recorded the piece in New York), he took part in King Arthur (Montpellier, Versailles, Besançon), The Indian Queen (Schwetzingen), Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Dijon) L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Teatro Real in Madrid, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Lille, Dijon), La Didone by Cavalli (Caen, Luxembourg, and Théâtre des Champs Elysées), L’Orfeo, La Calisto and Les Indes Galantes (Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich), Le Temple de la Gloire by Rameau (Liege and Versailles), Le Carnaval de Venise by Campra (Budapest) and the title-roles in Platée (Japan), Dardanus (Versailles) and Persée by Lully (Metz, Paris, Versailles).

   In the French light-music repertoire, he sang Aristée / Pluton from Orphée aux Enfers (Aix-en-Provence Festival, Lausanne, Toulon, Dijon, Nancy, Angers, Nantes), Piquillo / Don Pedro from La Périchole (Dijon, Lille, Nantes, Rennes, Angers), Lorenzo from Fra Diavolo (Compiègne), Oreste from La Belle Hélène and Camille de Coutançon from The Merry Widow (Montpellier), Le Dilettante d’Avignon by Halévy, the title-role in Offenbach’s Barbe-Bleue (Angers, Nantes) and Médor from Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde by Hervé (Paris and on tour).

   His repertoire also includes Italian bel-canto roles such as Ernesto from Don Pasquale (Lisbon), Elvino from La Sonnambula (Bolshoï in Moscow), Almaviva from Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Saint-Céré) and Ramiro from La Cenerentola (Gut-Immling).

   In the contemporary repertoire, he took part in L'Amour Coupable by Thierry Pécou (Rouen) and Les Caprices de Marianne by Henri Sauguet (Compiègne).

   In the past few seasons, he was heard as Pedrillo from Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Saint-Etienne, Rennes and Gut-Immling), Vogelgesang from Der Schauspieldirektor, Alessandro from Il Re Pastore and Malcolm from Macbeth (Rennes), Cecco from Il Mondo della Luna (Fribourg, Besançon, Reims, Nice, Rennes, Angers, Nantes, Luxembourg and Monte-Carlo), Beppe from I Pagliacci (Gut Immling), The Four Servants from Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Gattières), La Théière / Le Petit Vieillard / La Rainette from L'Enfant et les Sortilèges (Monte-Carlo), Brighella from Ariadne auf Naxos (Metz), L'Aumônier from Dialogues des Carmélites (Angers, Nantes), the title-role in Gounod’s Cinq-Mars (Munich and Leipzig), Pedro from De Falla’s El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Geneva), Torquemada from L’Heure Espagnole (Munich), the title-role in Boismortier's Don Quichotte (Versailles), Cassandre from Spontini's Olympie (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Amsterdam), he took part in Proserpine by Saint-Saëns (Munich and Versailles) and Carmen (Aix-en-Provence Festival).

   He was heard with many orchestras and orchestral ensembles (Les Talens Lyriques, Pulcinella, Amarillys, L’Arpeggiata, Le Palais Royal, Le Poème Harmonique, La Cappella Mediterranea, Les Ombres, Les Nouveaux Caractères...) and regularly sings concerts with the Palazzetto Bru-Zane in Venezia as well as with the Versailles Baroque Music Centre where he was appointed 'resident singer'.

   Among his engagements for season 2017-2018, one can mention L’Enfant et les Sortilèges at the Matsumoto Festival (Japan) and later with the Berliner Philharmoniker, La Vie Parisienne in Bordeaux ; several title-roles: Der Zwerg by Zemlinsky in Lille and Rennes, Phaëton by Lully in Perm and Versailles, Orphée et Eurydice in Japan, the revival of Cinq-Mars in Leipzig, the world premiere of Fando et Lis in Saint-Etienne, Orlando Paladino in Munich, as well as many concerts with several ensembles (Les Musiciens du Louvre, Genève Baroque, La Belle Saison, Le Palais Royal, L’Arpeggiata, Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, Les Ombres).


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