Jean-Paul Fouchécourt tenor 1958-

Jean-Paul Fouchécourt tenor 1958- Jean-Paul Fouchécourt tenor

French tenor Jean-Paul Fouchécourt made his debut with the Company in 1997, singing the title role in Platée in a performance at the Barbican with the Mark Morris Dance Group. He has since sung Astrologer (The Golden Cockerel), the four servants (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Le Remendado (Carmen) and Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro) for The Royal Opera. In the 2015/16 Season he sings Monsieur Triquet (Eugene Onegin) for The Royal Opera.

Jean-Paul Fouchécourt tenor 1958-

Fouchécourt was born in Blanzy and worked as a conductor and saxophonist before retraining as a singer. He began his career with Les Arts Florissants in 1986 and has since established a career as one of the leading interpreters of French baroque repertory.

He works with ensembles and companies including Les Musiciens du Louvre, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Paris Opéra, Opéra de Lyon and De Vlaamse Opera, at the Edinburgh, Salzburg and Saito Kinen festivals and with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestra Nationale de France and at the BBC Proms.

He has performed Platée with companies around the world. Other roles include Monsieur Triquet, roles in L’Enfant et les sortilèges, Arnalta (L’incoronazione di Poppea) and Le Roi Ouf I (L’Etoile).

Fouchécourt is a founding member of the Novalis Vocal Quartet and taught at the Paris Conservatoire from 1994 to 1997. He is currently Artist Director of the Studio de L’Opéra de Lyon.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:330450
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {221}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/19/1998
Debut: Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Jeff Mattsey
[Met Performance] CID:330465
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {222}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/23/1998
[Met Performance] CID:350241
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{26}
Parade {26}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {26}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {26}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/04/2002
Debuts: Damian Woetzel, Christine McMillan, Desiree Sanchez, Blanche Hampton, Andrew Robinson, Simone Cardoso, Andreas Bjorneboe, Sarah Weber Gallo, Jennifer Manino, Amir Levy, LiYana Silver, Tom Patrick, Dmitry Povolotsky, Matt Baker, Nicholas Flair, Jeff Lewis, Steve Oltorik, John Hancock, Olga Makarina
[Met Performance] CID:350242
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{27}
Parade {27}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {27}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {27}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/08/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350243
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{28}
Parade {28}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {28}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {28}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350244
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{29}
Parade {29}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {29}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {29}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/2002
Debut: Ian Greenlaw, Keith Phares
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350128
Restored Production
Falstaff {159}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/2002
Debut: Camilla Tilling, Ann Roth
[Met Performance] CID:350245
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{30}
Parade {30}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {30}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {30}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/22/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350129
Falstaff {160}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350246
Parade : An Evening of French Music Theater{31}
Parade {31}
Les Mamelles de Tirésias {31}
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges {31}

Metropolitan Opera House; 03/28/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350134
Falstaff {161}
Metropolitan Opera House; 3/30/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350135
Falstaff {162}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/03/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350130  Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Falstaff {163}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/06/2002
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350136
Falstaff {164}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/09/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350131
Falstaff {165}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/13/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350132
Falstaff {166}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350133
Falstaff {167}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/20/2002
[Met Performance] CID:351104 
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {233}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/10/2004
Debut: Aleksandra Kurzak
[Met Performance] CID:351105
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {234}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/13/2004
[Met Performance] CID:351108
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {235}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/16/2004
[Met Performance] CID:351112
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {236}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/2004
[Met Performance] CID:351126
Les Contes d’Hoffmann {239}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/04/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351294 
Manon {250}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/20/2005
Debut: Kate Lindsey
[Met Performance] CID:351296 
Falstaff {168}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/23/2005
Debut: Peter Bronder
[Met Performance] CID:351298
Manon {251}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/24/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351299
Falstaff {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/26/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351300
Manon {252}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/27/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351305
Falstaff {170}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/01/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351306
Manon {254}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/03/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351307
Falstaff {171}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/04/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351311
Manon {255}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/07/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351316
Falstaff {172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/12/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351320
Falstaff {173}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/15/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351323
Falstaff {174}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/19/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351327
Falstaff {175}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351483
Manon {256}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/05/2006
Debut: Massimo Giordano, Craig Montgomery
[Met Performance] CID:351486  Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Manon {257}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/08/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351841 
Eugene Onegin {122}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/09/2007
Debut: Svetlana Volkova
Broadcast/Streamed
Review
[Met Performance] CID:351849
Eugene Onegin {123}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351861
Eugene Onegin {124}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/17/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351863
Eugene Onegin {125}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351870 
Eugene Onegin {126}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/2007
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:351879
Eugene Onegin {127}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/28/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351885
Eugene Onegin {128}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/03/2007
[Met Performance] CID:353338 
Carmen {938}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/04/2008
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352342
Carmen {939}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/08/2008
[Met Performance] CID:352351
Carmen {940}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/2008
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352357
Carmen {941}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/16/2008
[Met Performance] CID:352361
Carmen {942}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/19/2008
[Met Performance] CID:352374
Carmen {943}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/23/2008
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352387
Carmen {944}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/27/2008
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352393
Carmen {945}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/01/2008

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