Ludovic Tézier
Baritone

Season 17/18 Artist
© Elie Ruderman

After making his debut at Lucerne Opera, Ludovic Tézier joined Lyon Opera. He made his debut in not only the great Mozart roles (the Count, Don Giovanni), but also in the bel canto repertory (Belcore, Malatesta, Marcello and Ford). Subsequently he has been a regular guest at international opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, New York, the Vienna State Opera (where he sang the Count in The Marriage of Figaro under Riccardo Muti), the Paris Opera, La Scala, Milan, and the Liceu, Barcelona. His many roles include the title roles of Hamlet, Eugene Onegin and Don Giovanni, as well as Renato (Un Ballo in Maschera) at Monte Carlo Opera; Escamillo (Carmen) at the Chorégies d’Orange and the Vienna State Opera; Ford (Falstaff) at the Capitole de Toulouse; Posa (Don Carlos) at the Vienna State Opera, the Teatro Regio, Turin, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and the Bavarian State Opera, Munich; Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades) at the Liceu, Barcelona; Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Metropolitan Opera, New York and the Bavarian State Opera, Munich; Germont (La Traviata) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival; Valentin (Faust) at the Liceu, Barcelona; Wolfram (Tannhäuser) and the title role of Werther (in the baritone version) at the Vienna State Opera; Mark Antony (Cléopâtre) at the Salzburg Festival; Marcello (La Bohème) at the Chorégies d’Orange and the Metropolitan Opera, New York; Don Carlo (The Force of Destiny) at the Liceu, Barcelona and the Bavarian State Opera, Munich; Alphonse XI (La Favorite) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the Capitole de Toulouse and the Salzburg Festival; Valdeburgo (La Straniera) at Marseille Opera, and Don Carlo (Ernani) at Monte Carlo Opera.

Creations at the Opera

  • Marcello

    La Bohème - 2001,2009, 2014

  • Il Conte di Almaviva

    Le Nozze di Figaro - 2003, 2010

  • Eletski

    La Dame de pique - 2005, 2012

  • Enrico Ashton

    Lucia di Lammermoor - 2006, 2013

  • Renato

    Un ballo in maschera - 2007, 2009

  • Albert

    Werther - 2009, 2010

  • Werther

    Werther - 2009

  • Rodrigo

    Don Carlo - 2010

  • Eugène Onéguine

    Eugène Onéguine - 2010

  • Escamillo

    Carmen - 2012

  • Giorgio Germont

    La Traviata - 2014

Currently in

Career history

CNIPAL, Paris Opera School of Opera with Michel Sénéchal

Distinctions

Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2011