Ludovic Tézier is from Marseille in France. He studied at the CNIPAL, then in 1996 at the school of Lyrical art at the “L’Opéra” in Paris, under Michel Senechal he then joined a group in Lucerne. It is there, at the age of 22, that Ludovic Tézier performed a wide repertoire and his first major roles:Don Giovanni, Marcello in La Bohème, Escamillo, Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Sharpless, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’ S Dream, the Count Almaviva in the Marriage of Figaro.
Ludovic Tézier French baritone
He then auditioned in front of Jean-Pierre Brossmann and joined a group at the Opéra in Lyon. In 1998 he won the Opéralia of Placido Domingo prize.
He was then regularly asked to perform by Nicolas Joel at the Capitole in Toulousewho offered him major roles such as Zurga (The Fishers of Pearls), Schaunard and the title roles in Hamlet, Eugène Onéguine, Don Giovanni. He also sang Silvio (Pagliacci), Grianznoï (The tsar’s fiancé), Enrico in Lucia de Lammermoor in Lyon and at the Châteletin Paris. However is is only after he performed Wolfram (Tannhaüser) in Toulouse under the artistic direction of Nicolas Joel that Ludovic Tézier’s career took off spectacularly
Ludovic Tézier is considered today as one of the most sought-after French baritones.
His repertoire includes roles such as Don Giovanni, Eugene Onéguine, Marcello, Albert in Werther, The Prince Yeletski, Chorèbe, Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Wolfram, Lescaut, Renato, Hamlet, Posa, the Count Almaviva.
Ludovic Tézier has perfomered with some of the greatest conductors John Eliot Gardiner, Evelino Pido, Myung-Whun Chung, Antonio Pappano, Riccardo Mutti. He participated at the most prestigious lyric festivals in the world: The Glyndebourne festival, the Bregenz festival, at Baden-Baden, Salzburg, Chorégies d’Orange. He has also perfomered at the Tel Aviv Opera, The Opera in Turin, The Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Metropolitan Opera in New York, La Scala in Milan, The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Liceu in Barcelona, Bilbao, Staatsoper in Vienna etc
season 2007 – 2008
Since 2005 Ludovic Tézier also performs in recitals. His repertoire covers baritone roles from some of the greatest lyrical works, but also some Lieder by Schumann, Fauré, ravel, Duparc, Debussy.
On the 28,31st July and 3rd August 2007, Ludovic Tézier sang at the Baden Baden Festival. he performed French and Italian arias along side Ramon Vargas, Anna Netrebko, Elina Garanca. this concert was recorded on CD and DVD wit he Deutsche Grammophon (21 October 2007)
He will take up several rôles during the 2007-2008 season: most notably the role of Werther arranged for baritone at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Bruxelles in December 2007.Ludovic Tézier will also perform at Covent garden in November 2007 in teh role of Belcore (L\’Elisir d\’Amore) Marcello in La Bohème at the Met in New York in April 2008. He will finish the season at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris in June 2008, where he will take on the role of Ford in Falstaff conducted by Alain Altinoglu
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