After studying musicology in Nice, Mathias Vidal studied singing with Christiane Patard and entered the Paris National Conservatory of Music. He is a winner of the Centre français de promotion lyrique (2003) and Classical Revelation of the ADAMI (2007).
He took part in numerous productions of operas by Rameau, Campra and Boismortier. His repertoire includes Aristae and Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld, the Brazilian in La Vie Parisienne, Piquillo and Don Pedro in La Périchole, Lorenzo in Fra Diavolo, Orestes in La Belle Hélène, Camille de Coutançon in The Merry Widow, the title role in Offenbach's Bluebeard, Médor in Hervé's The Knights of the Round Table, and Halévy's The Dilettante of Avignon.
He performs Italian bel canto roles such as Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Elvino in La Somnambule, Almaviva in The Barber of Seville, Ramiro in La Cenerentola, as well as modern and contemporary repertoire roles such as the title role in Zemlinsky's Le Nain, Thierry Pécou's L'Amour coupable, Henri Sauguet's Les Caprices de Marianne, and the creation of Benoît Menut's Fando et Lis.
In recent seasons he has sung the title roles in Haydn's Orlando Paladin (Munich) and Gounod's Cinq-Mars (Munich, Leipzig), Orpheus in Orpheus and Eurydice (Japan), the Chaplain in Dialogues des carmélites (Angers, Nantes), the Remendado in Carmen (Aix-en-Provence Festival), Faust in The Damnation of Faust (Versailles), the title role in Count Ory (Rennes, Rouen), Abaris in Les Boréades (Dijon, Versailles, Staatstheater Oldenburg), the title role in Le Nain (Caen), Monteverdi's L'Orfeo and Basilio in Le Nozze di Figaro (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées), Tamino in The Magic Flute (Avignon, Versailles), Atis in Les Paladins (Versailles), Platée (Toulouse and Versailles), Ernesto in Don Pasquale (Oldenburg), Leopold in The White Horse Inn (Lausanne).
He made his Paris Opera debut in 2019 in The Magic Flute (Monostatos) and Les Indes galantes (Valère) and came back last season to perform Thespis in Rameau's Platée.
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