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Julie Fuchs
Soprano

Season 19/20 ArtistSeason 20/21 Artist
© Sarah Bouasse

Julie Fuchs has established herself as one of the most consummate artists of our times. She began her training studying theatre and music in Avignon and was unanimously awarded First Singing Prize with the Jury’s honours at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris. She won Second Prize at the 2013 Operalia competition and received two awards at the Victoires de la Musique in 2012 and 2014. She has performed numerous roles over the last few seasons, including Marie (La Fille du régiment) at the Vienna Staatsoper, Leïla (Les Pêcheurs de perles) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (a recording of which was released on the Pentatone label in early 2018), Guinia (Lucio Silla) at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the Aix Festival, Esther (Luca Francesconi’s Trompe-la-Mort), Folly (Platée), Emilie and Fatime (Les Indes galantes) at the Paris Opera, Musetta (La Bohème) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Fiorilla (Il Turco in Italia), the Comtesse de Folleville (Il viaggio a Reims) and the title role in L’Incoronazione di Poppea at the Zurich Opera. Julie Fuchs also sings in concert. In addition to appearing at an American evening at the Chorégies d'Orange she performed Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor at the Salzburg Festival and made her debut at the BBC Proms in 2016 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra before appearing at the Berliner Philharmonie for a concert with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester. Her discography includes a recording of early melodies by Mahler and Debussy with the pianist Alphonse Cemin and a CD of Poulenc’s melodies (Atma Classique). In 2014, she signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. Her first solo album Yes! was released in 2015. Her new album, Mademoiselle, which she recorded with Enrique Mazzola and the Orchestre National d'Île-de-France was released in February 2019. This season, she made role debuts performing Norina (Don Pasquale) and Zdenka (Arabella) at the Zurich Opera and Despina (Così fan tutte) at the Vienna Staatsoper.

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Distinctions

ADAMI "Classical Discovery" award in 2009 Winner of the Palazzetto Bru Zane Prize at the Concours de Paris in 2010 Gabriel Dussurget Prize at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 2011 "Operatic Artist Discovery" at the Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2012 "Musical Discovery" in the 2012-2013 season, awarded by the Syndicat Professionnel de la Critique de Théâtre, Musique et Danse Second prize in the Placido Domingo Operalia competition in 2013 Operatic Artist of the Year in the Victoires de la Musique 2014

Galerie

"La folie en tête" - Un portrait de Julie Fuchs