Cyrille Dubois

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Cyrille Dubois was introduced to singing at the Maîtrise de Caen at the age of seven. He entered the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse in Paris in the class of Alain Buet and whilst there, also received training from Anne Le Bozec, Jeff Cohen, Helmut Deutsch, François Le Roux, Janine Reiss, Ann Murray, and Natalie Dessay. In 2010, he joined the Paris Opera’s opera workshop, the Atelier Lyrique, and sang in several of its productions, including Street Scene, L’Heure espagnole, La Resurrezione, and La Finta Giardiniera. He then performed the role of Nathanael (The Tales of Hoffmann) for his debut at Milan’s La Scala and the Paris Opera, and Azor (in Benoît Mernier’s La Dispute) at La Monnaie in Brussels.
 After singing Ferrando (in Così fan tutte) for the first time with the Opera Fuoco, he went on to tackle the roles of Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet and at the Toulon Opera, Almaviva (The Barber of Seville) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Saint Phar (in Grétry’s La Caravane du Caire) at the Royal Opera in Versailles (CD Ricercar), Gérald (Lakmé) in Saint Étienne, the four servants in the Tales of Hoffmann at the Lyon Opera and in Japan, and Oronte (Alcina), Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos) and the Labourer (Le Roi Arthus) at the Paris Opera. After performing in Castor et Pollux with the Pygmalion Ensemble, then in Félicien David’s Le Saphir with the Cercle de l’Harmonie at the Palazetto Bru Zane in Venice and the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord and then in Félicien David’s Le Désert at the Cité de la Musique in Paris, he sang numerous other roles, including Tybalt (in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette) at the Massy Opera, King Priam’s son Paris (in La Belle Hélène) at the Toulon Opera, Coelio (Sauguet’s Les Caprices de Marianne) on a French tour with the Centre Français de promotion Lyrique, Gonzalve (in L’Heure espagnole)—a role which also marked his debut performace at the Glyndebourne Festival—Belmonte (The Abduction from the Seraglio) at the Lyon Opera, Marzio (Mitridate re di Ponto) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Ferrando at the Rouen Opera, and Narciso (Il Turco in Italia) at the Teatro Comunale in Modena. Cyrille Dubois has also performed in recital with Tristan Raes, his partner in the Duo Contraste. Together, they have earned prizes at the Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition and were three-time winners at the 2013 Lyon International Chamber Music Competition. In 2015, Cyrille Dubois was nominated in the category of Best New Opera Artist at the 22nd Victoires de la Musique.

Lucien de Rubempré (the world premiere of Trompe-la-mort) at the Paris Opera, and Nadir (Les Pêcheurs de perles) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.