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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:

  • 14.01.2018 - Gaëlle Arquez stars as Carmen at the ROH

  • At London's Royal Opera House, Barrie Kosky directs Bizet’s much-loved opera, Carmen, with Jakub Hrůša conducting a cast led by Gaëlle Arquez. Andrea Carè sings Don José and Susanna Hurrell is Micaëla. The performances are on February 16 and 27, and March 8, 12 and 16.

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  • 08.01.2018 - Le triomphe de Gaëlle Arquez

  • Elle ne figurait pas dans l'échantillonnage cosmopolite des Carmen présentées en fin de saison dernière par l'Opéra de Paris. Mais au cœur de l'été des festivals, Gaëlle Arquez leur damait le pion à toutes. Elle était Carmen sur la scène ouverte et flottante de Bregenz, au bord du lac de Constance, affrontant pluie...

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  • 21.12.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez: Isolier at Versailles

  • Following her performances as Isolier at the Opéra Comique, Gaëlle Arquez reprises the role at the Opéra Royal de Versailles with Julie Fuchs as the Comtesse and Philippe Talbot as Comte Ory. Louis Langrée conducts the January 12 and 14 performances.

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  • 15.11.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez talks about her new Album: Ardente Flamme

  • Click here to watch the interview. Discover the album.

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  • 12.11.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez sings Isolier in Paris

  • This December, Gaëlle Arquez appears as Isolier in Rossini's Le Comte Ory at L'Opéra Comique in Paris. This Denis Podalydès production will also feature Philippe Talbot as Le Comte Ory and Julie Fuchs as La Comtesse. Louis Langrée conducts the performances from December 19-31. For more information and tickets, click here.

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  • 22.10.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez releases new Album: Ardente Flamme

  • For her first album with Deutsche Grammophon, Ardente Flamme, rising star Gaëlle Arquez shows the extent of her talent through a program that pays homage to the French repertoire from Baroque to Romantic music.  Accompanied by the National Orchestra Bordeaux Aquitaine under the direction of Paul Daniel, the mezzo-soprano embodies the female characters in opera who are the most torn...

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