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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.

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  • 02.10.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez, premier album chez Deutsche Grammophon

  • « En l’espace de quelques mois, Gaëlle Arquez aura su s’imposer dans divers cadres prestigieux, mais toujours à l’étranger. Pendant ce temps-là, que lui propose-t-on à Paris ? Rien à part Isolier dans Le Comte OrySalle Favart en décembre prochain. », déplorait Laurent Bury dans nos...

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  • 20.08.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez sings Carmen in Madrid

  • Gaëlle Arquez will travel to Madrid to continue singing Carmen after her debut embodying the Spanish gypsy at the Bregenz Festival. Arquez will share the stage in this Calixto Bieito production with Andrea Carè and Leonardo Caimi as Don José, Kyle Ketelsen and Fernando Radó as Escamillo and Eleonora Buratto and Olga Busioc as Micaëla. Marc Piollet will conduct the...

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  • 07.08.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez: Eine spanische Stunde

  • Gaëlle Arquez gibt die durchtriebene und ungemein sinnliche Concepción. Da wird gegurrt, gezickt und geschnurrt, dass sich die Balken biegen. Mit ihrem samtigen Mezzosopran gerät Arquez dabei auch nie in soubrettiges Fahrwasser, wie beispielsweise einst Mimi Coertse. Kein Wunder, dass Arquez bei soviel authentischer Erotik die singende Männerwelt dieser 'Spanischen Stunde' zu...

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  • 24.07.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez triumphs as Carmen on the lake-stage at Bregenz Festival

  • Gaëlle Arquez has received great acclaim as Carmen at Bregenz Festival this week. The Telegraph writes, "Carmen herself was dramatically performed by Gaëlle Arquez, with Daniel Johansson a strongly passionate Don Jose, under sensitive and energetic musical direction by Paolo Carignani." To read the full review, click here.

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  • 12.07.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez stars in the title role of Bizet’s “Carmen”

  • Gaëlle Arquez will sing Carmen in Es Devlin’s production of Carmen at the Bregenz Festival. Daniel Johansson will be her Don José and Paolo Carignani will conduct the performances from July 19 to August 20. For more information and tickets, click here

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  • 28.04.2017 - Gaëlle Arquez makes her Bregenzer Festspiele debut as Carmen

  • Starring as Bizet's illustrious gypsy Gaëlle Arquez makes her Bregenzer Festspiele debut as Carmen this summer. Joined by Daniel Johansson as Don José, Andrew Foster-Williams as Escamillo, and Cristina Pasaroiu as Micaela in a Kasper Holton production. Maestro Paolo Carignani leads the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Bregenz Festival Chorus in performances from July 19 through...

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