Éric Huchet Tenor

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Biography

Éric Huchet was unanimously awarded first prize at the CNR de Paris in 1992, and was awarded a grant from the Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet Vocation Foundation to continue his studies in Vienna with Walter Berry. He performed the roles of Le Peintre (Lulu) at Opéra national du Rhin, Peter Quint (Le Tour d'écrou) in Bordeaux and Professeur d'art (Charlotte Salomon) at the Salzburg Festival.

His operatic and operetta repertoire includes the roles of Piquillo (La Périchole), Aristée / Pluton (Orphée aux Enfers), Achille (La Belle Hélène), King Ouf 1er (L'Étoile), the four valets (Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Alfred (La Chauve-souris), Falsacappa (Les Brigands), Cantarelli (Le Pré aux Clercs). More recently, he sang the roles of Panatellas (La Périchole) at the Salzburg Festival and Opéra Comique, Ménélas (La Belle Hélène) in Nancy, the title role of Maître Peronilla at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Nathanaël and Schlemil (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) in Bordeaux, Amrou (La Reine de Saba) at Opéra de Marseille, the Marquis de Pontsablé (Madame Favart) at Opéra Comique, Limoges and Caen, Monsieur Triquet (Eugène Onéguine) in Marseille, Torquemada (L'Heure espagnole) in Monte-Carlo, the Brazilian, Gontran and Frick (La Vie parisienne) in Rouen and at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Don Rodilard, the Neapolitan Sergeant and Saint Boniface (Le Soulier de Satin).

In the 2023-2024 season, he is Pong (Turandot) at Opéra national du Rhin and l'Aumonier (Dialogues des carmélites) at Opéra de Massy.

At the Opéra national de Paris : participation in numerous productions including Salome (Zweiter Jude), 2006, 2009, 2011, 2022; Gianni Schicchi (Gherardo), 2010; Il Tabarro (Il Tinca), 2010; Arabella (Graf Elemer), 2012; Tannhäuser (Heinrich der Schreiber), 2011 ; The Girl from the Far West (Harry), 2014; The Magic Flute (First Man-at-Arms), 2014, 2015; Lucia di Lammermoor (Normanno), 2013, 2023; Tosca (Spoletta), 2014; Oedipus (Laoïs), 2021; The Marriage of Figaro (Don Basilio), 2022

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 15 January to 01 February 2025
  • Palais Garnier
  • from 21 September 2024 to 12 July 2025
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