Marie Perbost
Soprano

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After training with the Maîtrise de Radio France, Marie Perbost was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire where she studied with Alain Buet, Cécile De Boever and Anne Le Bozec who passed on her passion for Lieder and French Melody. In 2012, she was awarded a scholarship by the Fondation L’Or du Rhin (Fondation de France) and is also an awardee of the Fondation Meyer and the Kriegelstein Foundation. In 2013 with the pianist Joséphine Ambroselli Bault, she won the Special Friends of Lied Prize at the Enschede International Lied Competition in The Netherlands, followed by First Prize at “Les Saisons de la Voix” International Competition in Gordes in 2014 and the Grand Prix at the Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Competition in 2015. She has also been awarded a prize by the Centre Français de Promotion Lyrique at the Opéra Grand Avignon competition and was nominated Révélation Lyrique 2016 by ADAMI. She has undertaken a varied repertoire including Brahms’ Liebesliederwalzer which she sang at the Philharmonie in Paris conducted by Lionel Sow and has also worked with conductors like Emmanuelle Haïm at Les Invalides and Philippe Pierlot in The Saint John Passion by Bach at Notre Dame in Paris. She has performed the roles of Blanche de la Force in Dialogues des Carmelites and Despina in Così fan tutte, and participated in numerous festivals including La Folle Journée de Nantes, the Froville Festival, the Mozart Festival at the Chapelle Royale in Versailles and the Pablo Casals Festival to name but a few. She is a founder member and soprano with Ensemble 101, an a capella contemporary music theatre collective. In September 2017 she will be joining the Paris Opera Academy.

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