Born under the Northern mists, Luc Coadou, just like the Renaissance Flemish masters, easily switches from the role of singer to the role of music director with a constant care about pedagogy and musicological research. We can find a particular interest for early music in his academic work - he is the author of research articles on the lyrical theatre during the French revolution. With Les Voix animées, Luc Coadou explores the vast repertoire of a cappella vocal music and especially that... read full bio
She inherited some of her musical tastes from her parents, born into a musical family, Anne-Claire Baconnais made his first steps as a soloist at the Opera of Nantes. 1st prize of singing with honors in hand, she left to refine four years in San Francisco with Susan Gundunas and Marcie Stapp. His charisma and acting talent allow her to address a vast repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the musical.She made a specialty of the roles of maids: Despina (Cosi Fan Tutte), Blondchen (Die... read full bio
Amelia Berridge is a graduate from the University of York (UK) with a first class BA Hons in Music. Throughout her studies, Amelia sang as a soloist and consort singer with numerous ensembles including The Ebor Singers, Yorkshire Bach Choir, Pezzettini, The National Youth Choir of Great Britain, The National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain and the Rêverie choir.
Since graduating, Amelia has lived in France and the Netherlands where she has engagements with Collegium... read full bio
After graduating from Caen conservatory of Music, where she obtained a first prize in piano, chamber music and composition at the age of 17, and then from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris, where she followed an advanced programme in academic studies and composition, Sterenn, finally realised that her true passion was classical singing, and that she wanted to express herself with her voice. In Paris, she studied first with Nicole Fallien and Anne-Marguerite Werster, and... read full bio
Morgane Collomb est une jeune soprano Française née à Paris. Après avoir commencé le piano à 8 ans, c’est sa rencontre avec le chef anglais Iain Simcock qui lui donnera le goût du chant: de 2003 à 2013, elle chantera au sein de l’ensemble qu’il dirige, l’Académie Vocale de Paris. Très vite, elle y interprète de nombreuses parties solistes et prend l’habitude d’assumer un pupitre seule dans sa voix dans des répertoires variés. Parallèlement à cette expérience, Morgane s’essaye à... read full bio
Cellist and pianist, Emilie began her musical studies in Angers where she got her DEM in voice. She trained with E. Kirkby, M. Padmore and N. Dessay however it was M. Laplénie and M. Verschaeve who helped her discover and foster her love of Baroque music. She holds a Bachelor from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She has performed as a soloist with La Chapelle Musique du Val de Grâce (Poulenc... read full bio
She began her music studies on the oboe with Éric Mège at the Nice Conservatory in 1999. She sang in several children's operas, studied singing with Pierre Capelle and was awarded a top level distinction at the end of her early studies. In September 2009 she was admitted to the Lyon Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse (CNSMD), where she studied oboe with Jean-Louis Capezzali and Jérôme Guichard. In 2012 she was appointed principal oboist of the Orchestre des Pays de... read full bio
Soprano Anara Khassenova arrived in France in October 2012 from Kazakhstan. She studied voice at the CRR of Boulogne-Billancourt and brilliantly got her BA degree in singing (PSPBB) and musicology (Paris Sorbonne) in 2018. During her studies, she performed as Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites and La Baronne in La Vie Parisienne directed by Mireille Delunsch, Vincent Vittoz and Yves Coudray. In 2015, Anara won the Prix de la ville de Boulogne in the... read full bio
Having completed in Paris a Bachelor in History at the Sorbonne University and a Masters in Politics at Sciences Po Paris, Clémence moves to Glasgow in 2014 to study singing at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under Wilma MacDougall. She graduates from her Masters in Vocal Performance in June 2017. That same year, she is a finalist of the prestigious Concours international de chant baroque de Froville. Since 2017, Clémence has been working regularly with ensembles such... read full bio
Laurence has been a musician from an early age (piano). She recorded musical stories for children (voice), and discovered choir singing at adolescence. She then explored many repertoires, from classical singing to American pop songs but also worked in musical theater with several leading roles in different productions. She sang in several ensembles : the Choir of the Sorbonne (directed by Jacques Grimbert and Denis Rouger), the PACA Regional Choir (directed by Michel Santos), the... read full bio
Elle étudie tout d’abord le violoncelle puis la viole de gambe au conservatoire d’Aix-en-Provence où elle obtient son DEM pour ensuite se perfectionner à la Schola Cantorum de Bâle. C’est là bas que naît sa passion pour le chant. En 2010 elle obtient son DEM de chant baroque au CMBV, le centre de musique baroque de Versailles. Elle fait des concerts réguliers à la chapelle royale de Versailles, dans de nombreux festivals en France et à l’étranger, auprès de... read full bio
After singing in the Maîtrise de Seine-Maritime (directed by Jean-Noël Duchesne), Josquin Gest continued his training as a baritone in the Jeune Chœur de Paris (directed by Laurence Equilbey & Geoffroy Jourdain). His passion for early music then led him to explore the possibilities of his voice as a countertenor. He entered the Centre de Musique Ancienne, a department of the Haute École de Musique in Geneva, in the classes of Béatrice Cramoix and Lucien Kandel. He obtained a Master’s... read full bio
Cyrille is a french Counter tenor. He started singing at age 7 in a Boys Choir based in his hometown, in Nogent-sur-Marne (near Paris). He has stayed in this choir until he was 18, which made him sing more than 50 concerts every year, as a solo and ensemble singer, in prestigious places in Paris (Notre-Dame de Paris, Saint-Eustache, Saint-Louis en L’Île etc.) and abroad during the international summer tours (Spain, Switzerland, U.S.A., Japan…). In 2011, he began his proper singing studies... read full bio
First, Raphaël Pongy worked on his whole tessitura (baritone and falsetto) and in mean time he had a degree in musicology in Aix-en-Provence. When he came in Lyon, he got an award in sol-fa; he met Nicolas Domingues with whom he exclusively worked on the countertenor register. In 2011, he graduated in baroque song in Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, into the classroom of Isabelle Desrochers, during when he was under the direction of Olivier Schneebeli, Hervé Niquet, incent... read full bio
At the age of 5, his parents took Mathieu to his first piano lesson, and from this moment on, he has been seen behind the keyboard. Trained at the Conservatoire de Marseille, he won the Premier Prix d’Art Lyrique. He started his career by joining Les Carboni with the show Un de la Canebière. After performing with Les Tréteaux de France and twice at the Festival d’Avignon, the show came to Paris at Théâtre 14, and was also broadcast on French national television. With Les Carboni,... read full bio
Né en 1984, Stéphen Collardelle débute ses études musicales au Conservatoire de Saint-Étienne, où il obtient un D.E.M de Formation Musicale, ainsi que des prix en Analyse et Piano. Parallèlement, il obtient un MASTER en musicologie à la Faculté de Saint Etienne. Passionné par la musique Baroque, il intègre en 2009 le Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles (CMBV). Cette structure lui permet de suivre les Masterclasses de Christine Sweitzer, Stephan Van Dyck, Maarten Koningsberger ou encore... read full bio
Along with a Bachelor in Filming and Audio Engineering, Eymeric Mosca studies the piano with Michel Capolongo in Cannes, and with Jean-Sébastien Bardon in Aubagne, where he obtains his diploma. In 2010, he finishes the Music Theory course in the Conservatoire of Marseille. The same year, he starts singing in Toulon with Luc Coadou and Marie-Louise Duthoit, along Music Culture and Choir Directing courses. In 2014, he enters the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in... read full bio
After graduating with a degree in musicology, Damien Roquetty studied voice at the Conservatoire of Aix-en-Provence with Laure Florentin. Passionate about early music, he joined the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles where he worked with Viviane Durand then Isabelle Desrochers and got a final degree (DEM). This solid background led him to sing under the direction of Olivier Schneebeli, Hervé Niquet, Christophe Rousset, Patrick Cohen-Akenine, Jérémie Rohrer, David Fallis. He... read full bio
Marco Van Baaren started learning the piano at a very young age and then playing guitar in his native Ardèche. He went to the highscool Philippe Lamour in Nîmes to benefit from the music option. Than he started a Bachelor of musicology in Montpellier. At the faculty, he discovers a vocation for lyric singing. In September 2014, he joined the Département Superieur Pour Jeunes Chanteurs, at the Regional Conservatorium in Paris. In September 2017, he joined the baroque opera class of the... read full bio
Former artistic staff
2009 / 2019
Angèle Chemin, Alice Glaie, Cécile Granger, Esther Labourdette, Céline Laly, Lisa Magrini, Loreline Mione, Baptistine Mortier, Harriet Mountford, Adèle Pons, Sabine Thiers, Lise Viricel, Bérengère Mauduit, Elise Monray, Charlotte Welti, Sylvain Manet, Matthieu Peyregne, William Howard Shelton, Antoine Strub, Samy Camps, Lionel Desmeules, Pierre Girod, Richard Golian, Benjamin Ingrao, Lisandro Nesis, Loïc Paulin, Cyril Costanzo, Eudes Peyre.
Compositeur, organiste, pianiste, interprète, improvisateur, Romain Bastard est né en Normandie dans une famille d’artistes. Il débute sa formation au Conservatoire de Caen où il reçoit des cours d’écriture dès l'âge de 12 ans. Puis aux Conservatoires Nationaux Supérieurs de Paris et de Lyon où il obtient le Master de composition, en contrepoint, harmonie et fugue.
Travaillant comme organiste à l’Abbaye aux hommes de Caen, puis pianiste pour de nombreux choeurs et pour des... read full bio
Karol Beffa, born in 1973, had a general education along with music studies after having been a child actor between the ages of seven and 12, appearing in more than 15 films. Top of his class at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, he read history (Bachelor's degree), English (Master's), philosophy (Master's at Cambridge University) and mathematics, graduating from ENSAE (Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance). Enrolling at the Paris Conservatoire in 1988, he obtained... read full bio
Tomás Bordalejo came to Paris in 2005. He first attended class in the Gennevilliers music academy, the CRR de Paris and the Pôle supérieur de Création Boulogne-Billancourt. His encounter with the composer Bernard Cavanna during the composition workshop in the prestigious Villecroze Academy was a stepping-stone for his career. Under the guidance of Peter Eötvös, Pascal Dusapin, Yan Maresz, Philippe Hersant, and Philippe Manoury, Tomás consolidated his proper musical... read full bio
Born in 1990 in France. Léo Collin studied Art applied, composition and electronic music in Marseille, Genève, Freiburg in Breisgau and Zurich. His work includes video theater, walks, audio works such instrumental and vocal compositions as well as electroacoustic compositions. Furthermore performance pieces are a major focus in his work. Since 2014 his work has been presented internationally at festivals, museums and other places.
He has artistically developed multiple techniques... read full bio
Christophe Demarthe is a composer and sound designer based in Paris. For many years he has been working at the border of sound and visual arts, creating music and sound architectures for theatre, dance, visual arts, film, radio, television, fashion. In his commissioned work Christophe Demarthe proceeds in small steps, by subtle intuitions, through an incessant game of back and forth between the project under construction and his sound work. Since 2010 he has been producing soundtracks for... read full bio
Born in Morocco in 1989. Raphaël Languillat stopped his studies in french-german law to devote himself to composition in 2010, joining Daniel D'Adamo’s class in Reims CRR and graduating from Reims University with a bachelor degree in musicology. Since October 2014 he continues his studies in Master degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt unter the guidance of Michael Reudenbach and Orm Finnendahl.
His works question the loss of attention, inner focus and... read full bio
Dimitri TCHESNOKOVis a French-Ukrainian composer and pianist of Russian descent, born in 1982. He began his musical studies in the Tourchak Art-school in Kyiv, (Київська дитяча школа мистецтв ім. Стефана Турчака) with Svitlana Dembovs'ka (Світлана Дембовська) as piano teacher. Later he entered the Glier Kyiv institute of music, (Київський інститут музики ім. Р. М. Глієра) and studied piano with Elena Verikivs'ka (Єлена Веріківська). Arriving in France at the age of 15, he works with... read full bio