Guilhem Worms Bass baritone

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Biography

Guilhem Worms began his musical training learning to play the violin, and then he studied singing at the École Supérieure de Musique in Dijon. He also earned a diploma at the Paris Conservatory. In 2015, he won the Talents Lyriques, Voix Sacrées singing contest in Reims. 

Soon thereafter, he made his role debut as Basilio in The Barber of Seville, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and performed Mozart’s Requiem at La Villette, the Atelier lyrique in Tourcoing and the Opéra royal in Versailles. He sang Gottfried (Offenbach’s Les Fées du Rhin) at the Tours Opera, Lord Rochefort (Anna Bolena) at the Opéra national in Bordeaux, a Lackey (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the First Priest and the Second Armoured Man (The Magic Flute) at the Marseille Opera, and Leporello (Don Giovanni) at the Saint-Étienne Opera. He also appeared in a revival of The Barber of Seville at the Tours Opera. 

Recent seasons saw him as the Innocent in Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne, Cesare Angelotti in Tosca and Wagner in Faust at the Paris Opera, Sprecher in The Magic Flute Flûte at the Baroque Opera International Festival in Beaune, Zuniga in Carmen at the Opéra national du Rhin, Melisso in Alcina at the Opéra de Lausanne, Thrond in Hulda at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Palemon in Thaïs at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées… 

In Season 2022/23 he sings Colline (La Bohème) and the Marchese d'Obigny (La Traviata) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Sarastro (The Magic Flute) at the Opéra royal in Versailles. In 2019, he was nominated in the Best New Opera Artist category at the 2019 Victoires de la Musique Classique. 

He has also been regularly working in the singing and human beat box fields to assist people suffering from mental illnesses in France and India. Guilhem Worms has a Degree in Ethnomusicology from the Université de Paris 8 and has published a book Musique sans frontière.

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 15 November 2022 to 25 February 2023
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