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Gaëlle Arquez

French mezzo-soprano Gaëlle Arquez is one of the rising stars of the opera world. After graduating from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, the young mezzo-soprano made her debut at the Opéra Bastille in Michael Haneke’s 2013 version of Don Giovanni (Zerlina) under the direction of Philippe Jordan. Ever since she has been invited to sing in many of the most renowned opera houses in the world. Nominated “Révélation Lyrique” at the “Victoires de la Musique 2011”, Gaëlle Arquez is now an exclusive recording artist for Deutsche Grammophon with whom she released her highly anticipated debut recording “Ardente Flamme” in 2017.

Latest News:

  • 02.12.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Les contes d’Hoffmann in Paris

  • From January 21 - February 14, Gaëlle Arquez sings the Muse/Nicklausse in Offenbach's Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Opéra Bastille. Joining her are 
Véronique Gens as Giulietta
, Ailyn Pérez as Antonia

, Jodie Devos as Olympia, Michael Fabiano as Hoffmann 
and Laurent Naouri as the Four Villains.

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  • 09.09.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Cherubino at the Metropolitan Opera

  • Gaëlle Arquez joins Nadine Sierra, Susanna Phillips, Luca Pisaroni and Adam Plachetka to perform in Mozart’s scintillating class comedy, Le Nozze di Figaro. Antonello Manacorda conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s fast-paced production from November 16 - December 14 at The Metropolitan Opera.

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  • 18.08.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez sings the Muse in Vienna

  • From September 5 - 15, Gaëlle Arquez stars as the Muse/Nicklausse in Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Wiener Staatsoper. Dmitry Korchak sings the title role with Luca Pisaroni as the Four Villains and Olga Peretyatko as Olympia, Giulietta and Antonia. Frédéric Chaslin conducts. The performances on September 11 and 15 will be recorded by Radio Ö1 and broadcast...

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  • 22.07.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez interprète Carmen sous la Tour Eiffel

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  • 23.06.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: French performances and Carmen in Gstaad

  • On July 14, Gaëlle Arquez participates in the festivities of Bastille Day by singing at Le Concert de Paris. She then stars as Guilhen in D’Indy Fervaal  at the Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier on July 24.Afterwards, she sings the title role in Bizet's Carmen in a concert version at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival on August...

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  • 10.03.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Le Comte Ory DVD release

  • Gaëlle Arquez, Philippe Talbot and Julie Fuchs star in a new release of Rossini’s hilarious comedy. This DVD, produced by C Major Entertainment, comes from the Opéra Comique. Denis Podalydes directs the production with costumes by Christina Lacroix and Lois Langrée conducts.  Video

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