Benjamin Laurent Pianist and vocal coach

Biography

Benjamin Laurent, a versatile French artist, is recognized as a pianist, vocalist, conductor, arranger, composer and actor. A graduate of the Paris and Lyon Conservatoires, he worked at the Académie de l'Opéra de Paris and has performed in prestigious opera houses internationally, collaborating with renowned conductors and stage directors. Since 2018, he has been frequently called upon by the Académie de l'Opéra de Paris for musical direction and arrangements for various shows.

The 2021/2022 season saw him create the "recitals récités" at the Paris Opera, where he performs as a pianist, actor and lecturer. A theater enthusiast, he collaborates with the Idiomecanic Théâtre company and distinguished himself as an actor at the Avignon Festival in 2022. As a composer, Benjamin Laurent has created music for documentaries, short films, a children's opera and numerous vocal pieces. He is also active on the radio, participating in the program "Les actualités chantées" on France Musique. Holder of the Certificat d'Aptitude, he teaches musical accompaniment.

Currently in

  • Studio Bastille
  • from 25 to 26 March 2024
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Biography

1984

Born in Paris

2010
He gave four concerts in Monaco during the Préludes au Printemps des Arts and conducted The Telephone by Menotti at the Théâtre des Déchargeurs in Paris

2012
He studied vocal coaching with Erika Guiomar at the Paris Conservatoire and was awarded a master’s degree.

2013
He obtained a teaching diploma from the Conservatoire of Lyon and worked as vocal coach for the production of Eugene Onegin at the Abbaye de Royaumont conducted by Irène Kudela.

2014

He was admitted to the Atelier Lyrique of the Paris Opera and worked as vocal coach for the production of The Elixir of Love at the Monte-Carlo Opera, conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann.

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