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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:

  • 28.02.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Watch ‘Juditha Triumphans’ From the Dutch National Opera and Ballet on OperaVision

  • OperaVision will start streaming Vivaldi’s “Juditha Triumphans” from the Dutch National Opera and Ballet on Feb. 28, 2019. The baroque opera will feature Gaëlle Arquez, Teresa Iervolino, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Francesca Ascioti, Polly Leech, and Gloria Giurgola with Andrea Marcon conducting and Floris Visser directing. The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s...

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  • 25.02.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Iphigénie in Paris

  • Gaëlle Arquez stars as the title role in Glück's Iphigénie en Tauride from June 22 - 30 at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées. Joining her are Stéphane Degout as Oreste, Paolo Fanale as Pylade, Alexandre as Duhamel Thoas and Catherine Trottmann as Diane. In the pit is German conductor Thomas Hengelbrock.

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  • 04.02.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez: Carmen in Munich

  • From February 25 - March 3, Gaëlle Arquez stars in the title role of Bizet's iconic opera, Carmen, opposite Joseph Calleja as Don José, Christian Van Horn as Escamillo and Cristina Pasaroiu as Micaëla. 

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  • 14.01.2019 - Gaëlle Arquez over Juditha Triumphans: "Ik zit graag buiten mijn comfortzone"

  • Gaëlle Arquez: onthoud de naam, want ze is een rijzende ster en een van de vele goede redenen om Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans te gaan horen en zien. “Ik zit graag buiten mijn comfortzone”, zegt de zangeres. Ze ziet uit naar een uitdaging, met dirigent Andrea Marcon, regisseur Floris Visser en een cast van alleen vrouwen. “Het is als vuurwerk”, omschrijft Gaëlle...

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  • 19.11.2018 - Gaëlle Arquez stars in Juditha Triumphans and makes her DNO debut

  • From January 26 - February 7,  Gaëlle Arquez stars in the title role of Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans at De Nationale Opera, making her debut at the theater. Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans is an allegorical oratorio with a plot full of twists and turns. Though not intended for the theatre, it lends itself perfectly for staged production. The story of Juditha...

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  • 12.08.2018 - Gaëlle Arquez sings Medea in Vienna

  • From November 16 - 25 Gaëlle Arquez stars as Medea in Händel's Teseo, with Lena Belkina in the title role and Christophe Dumaux as Egeo. The performances are lead by René Jacobs. For more information and tickets, click here.

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