François LE ROUX

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1955-10-30
Education Madagascar, Univ of Tours
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Style M François Le Roux
Career baritone; studied with François Loup then Opera Studio Paris with Vera Rosza and Elizabeth Grümmer, winner Maria Canals competition Barcelona 1978 and Rio de Janeiro 1979; memb Lyon Opera Co 1980-85, given numerous recitals at various international venues; given masterclasses at: Atelier de l'Opera and Conservatoire Superieur Lyon, Cleveland Inst of Music Ohio 1992, Helsinki Sibelius Acad Finland 1994, 1995 and 1996; >ir< with Lyons Opera incl: Papageno in The Magic Flute, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Lescaut in Manon, Pelléas in Pelléas et Mélisande; at Royal Opera House Covent Garden incl: Lescaut 1987, Papageno 1988, Dandini in La Cenerentola 1989 and 1994, Figaro in The Barber of Seville 1991, world premiere of Birtwistle's Gawain 1991 (also in 1994), Dr Malatesta in Don Pasquale 1992, Pelléas 1993, Mercutio in Gounod Romeo and Juliet 1994; others incl: Pelléas (Paris 1985, La Scala Milan 1986, Edinburgh 1986, Vienna Staatsoper 1988, LA 1995, Venice 1995), Ramiro in L'Heure Espagnole (Glyndebourne debut) 1987, title role in Don Giovanni (Paris 1987 for which awarded Critics' Union Prize, Zurich 1989), Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro (Trieste) 1986, Marcello in La Bohème (Hamburg) 1987, Oreste in Iphigenie en Tauride (Frankfurt) 1987 and (Athens) 1993, Der Prinz von Homburg (Munich 1992 and 1993, Antwerp and Ghent 1995), John Ruskin in world premiere of David Lang's Modern Painters (Santa Fe Opera) 1995; >ir< incl: Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande (under Claudio Abbado, DGG), Chabrier L'Étoile (under John Eliot Gardiner, EMI), Poulenc Dialogues of the Carmelites (under Kent Nagano, Virgin), Cimarosa Il Matrimonio Segreto (under Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Cascavelle), Duparc complete songs (REM), Fauré complete songs (REM), La Fontaine Fables in Music (EMI, winner French Academy Award), L'Invitation au Voyage (French songs with orch under John Nelson, EMI), Poulenc songs with ensemble (under Charles Dutoit, DECCA)
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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