O Liebe ... O Lieder !
Amel Brahim-Djelloul (W)
At the crossroads of cultures, soprano Amel Brahim-Djelloul fascinates as much as she attracts artists from different backgrounds.
A graduate of the CNSMD in Paris, as well as of William Christie's "Jardin des Voix" and nominated in the "Most promising lyrical artist" category of the Victoires de la Musique classique 2007, she quickly sang many roles of the repertoire: Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) at Angers-Nantes Opéra and at the Opéra de Lausanne, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and Despina (Così fan tutte) at the Opéra de Nice, Servilia (La clemenza di Tito) at the Opéra de Paris and the Festival d'Aix en Provence, but also The Princess (L'Enfant et les sortilèges), Ninette (L'amour des trois oranges) and Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) at the Opéra de Paris, the title role of Messager's Véronique at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Gabrielle (La Vie Parisienne) at Angers-Nantes Opera, Nanetta (Falstaff) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Adina (L'Elisir d'Amore) at the Opéra d'Avignon, Hébé, Fatime and Phani (Les Indes Galantes) at the Opéra national de Bordeaux and the Concertgebouw in Bruges, or Drusilla, Amore and Valletto in various productions of L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Opéra de Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Berlin Staatsoper, Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Opéras de Lille and Dijon), to name a few.
Regularly invited by many orchestras (Orchestre national de France, National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Orchestre des concerts Pasdeloup, Orchestre Symphonique National Algérien, Orchestre national d'Ile-de-France, Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc...) and ensembles (Les Arts Florissants, Le Poème Harmonique, Les Paladins, Il Caravaggio, 2E2M, Mezwej, Les Talens Lyriques, Quatuor Debussy...), Amel Brahim-Djelloul broadens each season her range of personal projects which often link East and West, such as the programs "L'Orgue du Sultan" (with Achéron and Sultan Veld), "Les 1001 Lunes de la Princesse Boudour" (with Aymeric Lecerf and Nicolas Jouve), the "Populaires" recital (with Nicolas Jouve), "Canciones" (with C Barré) as well as her Mediterranean programs with the Amedyez Ensemble.
Her discography includes numerous opuses, like recitals with pianists Anne Le Bozec ("Les 1001 nuits") and Nicolas Jouve ("Populaires"), as well as a program of works from the Arab-Andalusian heritage ("Amel chante la Méditerranée") adapted by her brother, violinist and musicologist Rachid Brahim-Djelloul, and performed with the Amedyez Ensemble.
Amel Brahim-Djelloul is the artistic director of the association Nour with whom she sets up various projects ranging from teaching to the production of new shows and recordings.
Anna Reinhold (W)
After studying at the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMD) and the University of Vienna, Anna Reinhold made her stage debut under the direction of William Christie, as part of his academy, "Le Jardin des Voix"; this was followed by numerous engagements with Les Arts Florissants, in Europe and America.
She now collaborates regularly with many conductors and ensembles: Leonardo García Alarcón (Cappella Mediterranea), Raphaël Pichon (Pygmalion), Laurence Equilbey (Accentus and Insula Orchestra), Jonathan Cohen (Balearic Islands Simphony Orchestra, Arcangelo ensemble, Orchestre d'Auvergne), Vincent Dumestre (Le Poème Harmonique), Simon-Pierre Bestion (La Tempête), Ryan Brown (Lafayette Opera), John Butt (Edinburgh Orchestra), Josh van Veldhoven (Bachvereniging), Andrea Marcon (La Cetra Barockorchester Basel)...
At the Opera, she sang the title role of L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini) and Mélisande (Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Atelier lyrique de Tourcoing, L'Italiana in Algeri again, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Cybèle (Lully's Atys) at the Opéra Royal de Versailles and at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Menesto (Cavalli's Elena) at the Festival d'Aix en Provence, Pandora (Draghi's El Prometeo) at the Opéra de Dijon, Adèle and Al Cirbec (Le Mystère de l'écureuil bleu by Marc-Olivier Dupin) at the Opéra Comique in Paris, or the Second Camerist (Le Nain by Zemlinsky) at the Théâtre de Caen.
Particularly appreciated for her interpretations in concerts and chamber music repertoire, Anna Reinhold is a regular guest at festivals such as Les Musicales de Colmar (Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire, Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder, Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen ...), the Kaposvar Festival and the Budapest Festival Academy in Hungary, the Cork Festival in Ireland; she recently sang the cantata Phaedra (Britten) with the Orchestre rérgional de Normandie and performs in duet with guitarist and lutenist Quito Gato, in both baroque ("Lagrime mie") and popular ("Mi corazón espanol") programs.
She also founded the ensemble "Il Caravaggio" with harpsichordist Camille Delaforge, which can be heard in France and abroad, in French and Italian baroque repertoires.
Anna Reinhold made numerous recordings, notably with Raphaël Pichon and the Pygmalion ensemble (Bach's Hohe Messe), lutenist Thomas Dunford ("Labirinto d'Amore"), Cappella Mediterranea conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón ("Heroines of the Venetian Baroque"), William Christie's Les Arts Florissants ("Bien que l'Amour", "Si vous vouliez un jour", "Airs sérieux et à boire")...
Kaëlig Boché (W)
" Most promising lyrical Artist " of the ADAMI in 2017 and winner of several competitions (Gabriel Fauré - Déodat de Séverac Prize of the International Competition of French Melodies in Toulouse with the pianist Jeanne Vallée, 2nd Prize for Opera of the 2018 International Singing Competition in Marseille, 2nd Prize and Prize of the high school students of the 2019 Symphonies d'Automne competition in Mâcon), Kaëlig Boché is early noticed as a tenor to be followed among the next generation.
Native of Brittany, he started singing at a very young age, joining the Choeur d'Enfants de Bretagne and then the Département Supérieur pour Jeune Chanteur of the CRR de Paris. Recently awarded a Master's degree in Lyric Art from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris with the "congratulations of the jury" (class of Elène Golgevit), his career has also been under the invaluable guidance of Anne Le Bozec, Stephen Genz, Charlotte Bonneu, Frédéric Rubay, Susan Manoff, François Leroux and Olivier Reboul.
He is regularly invited to the Royaumont Foundation and has been conducting artistic research on Brittany as part of his doctoral studies at the CNSMDP since 2020 ; he has also been a member of the Studio de l'Opéra de Lyon, of the Académie de la Fondation des Treilles and has been offered scholarships for excellence from the Fondation l'Or du Rhin and the Opéra-Comique de Paris (Malvina and Denise Menda Fund).
His young career has already led him to sing the roles of the Teapot, the Little Old Man and the Frog (L'Enfant et les sortilèges) at the Opéra national de Lyon and the Muscat Opera in Oman, the Dancaïre (Carmen) at the Opéra de Dijon, and Frère Massée (Saint François d'Assise) at the Messiaen Festival, of Don Riccardo (Ernani) in concert with the Orchestre national de l'Opéra de Lyon (led by Daniele Rustioni), of Edwige (Fervaal by Vincent d'Indy) at the Festival Radio-France de Montpellier, or of the Reciter (L'Enfance du Christ) with the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
In concert, he has also sung Britten's Illuminations, Mozart's Coronation Mass and Schubert's Lieder with the Orchestre régional de Normandie, Britten's Serenade for Horn, Tenor and Strings with the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Massy, the solos tenor part of Honegger's Le Roi David with the Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire, Schubert's Stabat Mater with the Orchestre Dijon Bourgogne, Bach's Magnificat with the Concert de l'Hostel Dieu, or Haydn's Die Schöpfung at the Cathédrale Notre Dame in Paris.
In love with the Lied and French melody repertoires, he regularly performs in recitals, with pianists Célia Oneto-Bensaid, Jeanne Vallée, Thomas Tacquet, Sébastien Joly, Tanguy de Williencourt or Adam Laloum. He recorded a first disc of unpublished French melodies by the composer Jean Cartan with Thomas Tacquet for the Hortus label and a second one with Karine Deshayes, Marie-Laure Garnier, Alphonse Cemin and Raphaël Jouan based on the writings of Alexandre Dumas, for Alpha Classics.
Among his projects for the 2020/2021 season are the roles of Roderigo (Otello) at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne, Quipasseparla (Le Voyage dans la Lune) at the Opéra national de Lorraine, L'Aubergiste (Der Traumgörge) at the Operas of Nancy and Dijon, Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) at the Symphonies d'Automne in Mâcon and concerts with the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
Thomas Dolié (W)
Early rewarded as the most promising performer at the « Victoires de la Musique Classique 2008», Thomas Dolié's career has already led him to perform, among others, on the stages of the Opéra national de Paris and the Oper Köln (Ramiro in L'Heure espagnole), the Komische Oper Berlin (Abramane in Zoroastre), the Zurich Opera, the Opéra national de Lyon and the Opéra national du Rhin (Adamas and Apollo in Les Boréades), the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie in Bremen (Golaud in Pelléas et Mélisande), the Opéra national de Bordeaux (Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte), the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse (Fritz in Die Tote Stadt), the Opéra Royal de Wallonie and the Opéra Comique (Giacomo in Fra Diavolo) ... as well as in most French theatres, notably on the occasion of the French and then world tour of Peter Brook's adaptation of Die Zauberflöte (role of Papageno).
An outstanding performer, Thomas Dolié is regularly invited to sing the oratorio and Lieder repertoire with orchestras; he has been heard in L'Enfance du Christ with the Teatro alla scala of Milan and with the Gürzenich Orchester Köln, L'île du rêve with the Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bach’s Johannes Passion with the Accentus choir and Insula Orchestra, Bach’s Mattheus Passion with the Musiciens du Louvre, Fauré's Requiem with the Orchestre national de Bordeaux, the Gürzenich Orchester or Insula Orchestra, Brahms ‘ Requiem with the Orquestra simfònica de Barcelona i nacional de Catalunya, Mahler’s Lieder eines farhenden Gesellen with the Orchestre national Bordeaux-Aquitaine...
He is also regularly invited to perform with many baroque music ensembles, led by conductors such as Raphaël Pichon, György Vashegyi, Marc Minkowski, Emmanuelle Haïm, Vincent Dumestre, Hervé Niquet or Christophe Rousset and gives recitals alongside pianists Olivier Godin, Anne Le Bozec, Susan Manoff…
Among his projects for the 2020/2021 season are : Ramiro in L'Heure espagnole with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, then with Les Siècles, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro with the Musiciens du Louvre led by Marc Minkowski at the Opéra royal de Versailles, Ford in Falstaff at the Opéra national de Bordeaux, Claudio in Béatrice et Bénédict at the Opéra national de Lyon. Eurymaque in Fauré's Pénélope with the Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse, Dicéphile (Saint-Saëns's Phryné) with the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie, Saül (Charpentier's David et Jonathas) with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, as well as the solo parts of Mozart's Requiem with the Concert de la Loge and Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Orchestre national de Lyon ...
Pianist, coach for singers, Nicolas Jouve completed his musical studies in Chambéry, Grenoble, Paris (CRR and CNSMD) then Vienna (Universität für Musik) in Walter Moore's Lied class.
Always attracted by the repertoire of ensemble music, he has been approaching the world of opera singers for about twenty years, first through the repertoire of Lied and French melody, then through opera.
Accompanist at the CNSMD of Lyon since 2003 (singing class of Françoise Pollet then clarinet class of Nicolas Baldeyrou), he is also regularly invited as a coach at the Opéra national de Lyon, for the preparation of opera productions (about twenty productions, ranging from Purcell to Thierry Escaich, via Mozart and Offenbach).
In parallel with his concert activity (recitals in Europe and Japan), he has recorded four discs, with soprano Amel Brahim-Djelloul (Album " Populaires "), mezzo-soprano Anaïk Morel, tenor Julien Behr (melodies by Charles Koechlin) and the female vocal ensemble Calliope (Album Lili Boulanger, Fauré, Debussy and album " Gustav Holst ").
Since 2014, he has also been Artistic Delegate of the RSB artists agency, which accompanies the international careers of some thirty singers and conductors of opera orchestras.