Alexandre Duhamel







Nominated in the category « Révélation lyrique de l'Année » at the Victoires de La Musique Classique Awards 2011, French Baritone Alexandre Duhamel studied at the Paris National Conservatoire and was a member of the Opera de Paris Young Artist Programme. He was awarded ‘Le Prix Lyrique du Cercle Carpeaux’ and ‘Le Prix de Association pour le rayonnement de l'Opéra national de Paris’, which both reward the most noticeable young singer during a season.

Alexandre made his debut at the Opera national de Paris in GIANNI SCHICCHI and returned for L’HORLOGE ET LE CHAT, L‘ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES, Jake Wallace LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, Masetto DON GIOVANNI, Mordred LE ROI ARTHUS, Cithéron PLATÉE.

Other operatic performances include Panthée LES TROYENS at Teatro alla Scala, Zurga LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES in Salle Pleyel Concert Series alongside Roberto Alagna and Nino Machaidze, Le Vice-roi LA PÉRICHOLE at Salzburg Festival, Golaud PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE at Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall,Guglielmo COSÌ FAN TUTTE at Toulon Opera, Le Grand-Prêtre SAMSON ET DALILA, Sancho DON QUIXOTTE, Paolo SIMON BOCCANEGRA for the Opera de Bordeaux, Le Grand-Prêtre ALCESTE at Lyon Opera, Ramiro L’HEURE ESPAGNOLE at Stuttgart Liederhalle and Munich's Prinzregententheater, Der Herrufer LOHENGRIN at Montpellier National Opera, Albert WERTHER in Metz and Reims, Harasta THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN at Glyndebourne Festival, Mercutio ROMÉO ET JULIETTE for Avignon Opera, Ping TURANDOT at the Opera de Nice, Leporello DON GIOVANNI at Besançon Opera and Belcore L’ELISIR D’AMORE at Festival des Nuits Musicales de la Sainte Victoire.

He has worked with conductors including Michel Plasson, Sir Antonio Pappano, Marc Minkowski, Philippe Jordan, Carlo Rizzi, Alain Altinoglu, Jakub Hrůša...

In concert, he has performed at the BBC Proms (POUR LES FUNÉRAILLES D’UN SOLDAT, L. Boulanger), at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, in the 40th Anniversary concert of the Théâtre Antique d’Orange and has given recitals at Amphithéâtre and Studio Bastille, the Corum de Montpellier for the Festival Radio France, and at the Opera de Bordeaux. He made his US debut with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra under Ludovic Morlot for L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILÈGES. His concert repertoire includes Fauré’s REQUIEM, Puccini’s MESSA DI GLORIA, Rossini’s PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE, Beethoven’s SYMPHONY NO.9, Berlioz’s L’ENFACE DU CHRIST and Debussy’s L’ENFANT PRODIGUE. He has recorded Ramiro in Ravel’s L’HEURE ESPAGNOLE  with Stéphane Denève and Asher Fisch.

Engagements this season and beyond include Thoas IPHIGÉNIE EN TAURIDE at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paolo SIMON BOCCANEGRA for Opera de Marseille, Zurga LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES for Opera de Nice, Lescaut MANON and Le Vice-roi LA PÉRICHOLE for Opera National de Bordeaux, Escamillo CARMEN at the Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne, Alvar and Huascar LES INDES GALANTES for the Opera de Paris, Le Comte de Nevers LES HUGUENOTS at the Grand Théâtre de Genève...

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