Géraldine Chauvet

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Géraldine CHAUVET is a French operatic mezzo-soprano .She was born in Bayeux and studied music at the University of Tours, initially specialising in flute and piano. She studied singing with Udo Reinmann , later with Mezzosoprano Grace Bumbry in Salzburg and finally with Mezzosoprano Brigitte Fassbaender .

Just a couple of years later she made a double explosive debut in USA , at first at the Avery Fisher Hall as Adriano in RIENZI by R.Wagner and six months later at the Metropolitan Opera House (Lincoln Center) as Sesto in La CLEMENZA di TITO by W.A.Mozart , two demanding roles, garnering enormous success . In the meantime she also debuted in the EST : China, Japan, South Korea & Arabian Emirates performing :

  • SAMSON et DALILA as Dalila, in Seoul , together with José CURA as Samson
  • CARMEN , in Tokyo , together with Placido DOMINGO as Don José, with TV Broadcast, released on DVD
  • IL BARBIERE di SIVIGLIA as Rosina, in Oman at the NATIONAL OPERA
  • IL BARBIERE di SIVIGLIA as Rosina, at the PECHINO NATIONAL OPERA BEIJING

PERFORMANCES 2008 - 2019[edit]

Among her Engagements in the Season 2015 - 2016 - 2017 :

  • La damnation de Faust" as Margherita at the Opéra de Bordeaux
  • Hamlet" as Reine Gertrude at the Opéra d'Avignon
  • Carmen" (Lead Role) at the Washington National Opera
  • La Gioconda as Laura at the Theatre Municipal de Santiago de Chile (2016)
  • Carmen (Lead Role) at the Herodius Atticus of Athens (2016)
  • Gala at the Spanish Castle of Praha (TV Broadcast) (2016)
  • Carmen (Lead Role) at the Goteborg Sweden Opera (2017)
  • La Gioconda as Laura at the Malmo Operan (2017)
  • Cavalleria Rusticana as Santuzza at the Opera du Rhin de Strasbourg (2017)
  • Les Contes d'Hoffmann as Nicklauss at The Metropolitan Opera of New York (2017)
  • Nabucco as Fenena at Arena di Verona (2018)
  • Carmen (Leading Role) at Arena di Verona (2018)
  • UPCOMING DATES 2019
  • Nabucco as Fenena at Hamburg Staatsoper (2019)
  • Don Giovanni by Mozart, as Donna Elvira at Innsbruck Landestheater (2019)
  • Les Contes d'Hoffmann as Giulietta at Lausanne Opera (2019)

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