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Marie Gautrot
Mezzo-soprano

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Marie Gautrot was born in Normandy and studied voice under the guidance of Marie-Claire Cottin at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris earning two First Prizes there prior to graduating. She has performed at numerous opera venues in France (the Théâtre de Compiègne, the Aix Festival, the Rouen Opera, the Opéra Royal in Versailles, the Nice Opera, etc.). She also sings in recital with the pianists Frédéric Rouillon, Caroline Dubost, Karolos Zouganelis, Frédéric Lagarde, Wilhelm Latchoumia, Maria Belooussova and Cima Moussali as well as in concert (Monteverdi’s Madrigals with Les Arts Florissants, The Saint Matthew Passion, The Saint John Passion, Verdi’s Requiem, and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde). More recently, she performed Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’été at the Rennes Opera, Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder and Berio’s Folk Songs in Turkey, an Offenbach recital in Saint Petersburg, Marguerite (La Damnation de Faust) at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and at the Rouen Opera, Ramiro (La Finta Giardiniera) and Dorabella (Così fan Tutte) in Toulon, Carmen at the Théâtre de Poissy, Amneris (Aida), Fenena (Nabucco), Nicklausse (The Tales of Hoffmann) and a recital devoted to the world of Pauline Viardot in Grenoble, Maddalena (Rigoletto) in Limoges, the voice of the Mother (The Tales of Hoffmann) at the Lyon Opera and in Tokyo, Marie (Berlioz’s L’Enfance du Christ) with the Orchestre lyrique d'Avignon, Martine (Le Médecin malgré lui) and Aladdin’s Mother (Nino Rota’s Aladdin) in Saint-Étienne, Clairon (Capriccio) in Metz, Carmen at the Radiant in Lyon, Rosina (The Barber of Seville) at the Pin Galant in Mérignac, Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) at the Marseille Opera, and Amneris at the La Fabrique Opéra in Orléans, etc.

Projects: the Les Fleurs du Mâle concerts with Palazetto Bru-Zane in Venice and Berlin, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Orchestre lyrique d'Avignon, Madame Larina (Eugene Onegin) in Metz and in Reims, and Dame Marthe (Faust) in Saint-Étienne.

Marie Gautrot is making her debut appearance at the Paris Opera