Guilhem Worms Bass baritone

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Guilhem Worms started his musical training with violin then studied singing at the Dijon Music School, before graduating from the Paris Conservatoire. In 2015, he won the Reims Operatic Talents, Sacred Voices competition.

He quickly made his professional debut as Basilio (The Barber of Seville) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. He sang Gottfried (The Rhine Nixies) at the Opéra de Tours, Lord Rochefort (Anna Bolena) at the Opéra national de Bordeaux, a lackey(Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the First Priest and Second armoured man (The Magic Flute) at the Opéra de Marseille, Leporello (Don Giovanni) at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne, The Barber of Seville revival at the Opéra de Tours.

In recent seasons, he sang Der Sprecher (The Magic Flute) at the Beaune International Baroque Opera Festival, Zuniga (Carmen) at the Opéra national du Rhin, Melisso (Alcina) at the Lausanne Opera, Thrond (Hulda) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Palemon (Thaïs) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées…

Recent highlights include the roles of Marquis d’Obigny (La Traviata) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Sarastro (The Magic Flute) at the Opéra Royal in Versailles, Colline (La Bohème) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, and Mathisen (Le Prophète) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. This season sees him in the roles of Sarastro and Der Sprecher at the Lausanne Opera, and Colline at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne.

He was nominated in the 2019 Victoires de la Musique in the ‘Revelations’ category. He also organised regular working sessions in singing and human beat box with people suffering from mental illness in France and India. He holds a degree in ethnomusicology from the University of Paris 8 and published a book, Musique sans frontière.

At the Paris Opera: Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne (Innocent), 2020; Tosca (Cesare Angelotti), 2021; Faust (Wagner), 2022; Carmen (Zuniga), 2022; Don Giovanni (Masetto), 2023

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