Born in India, Ramya Roy studied economics at the University of New Delhi. She began classical singing in Delhi before entering Valérie Millot's class at the W. A. Mozart Local Conservatory in Paris in September 2014.
In 2016, she entered the Regional Conservatory (CRR) of Paris. She graduated in 2017 and joined Mireille Delunsch's class at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon (CNSMDL), she graduated in 2019. She followed masterclasses with Karine Deshayes, Ludovic Tézier, Roberto Scandiuzzi and Enrique Mazzola. She won the Special Jury Prize at the Marseille International Singing Competition in 2018.
She then performed Madame de la Haltiere in Massenet’s Cendrillon, Giustina in Il Flaminio by Pergolese, Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, the Third Lady and the Third Knabe in Mozart's Magic Flute and Gertrude in Gounod's Romeo and Juliet. She sang the alto parts in the requiems of Saint Saëns and Jomelli, Rossini's Petite messe solennelle, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater and Mahler's Eighth Symphony, Brahms’ Rhapsody for alto and Beethoven’s Mass in C major. She sang the title-role in Carmen, coached by Béatrice Uria-Monzon, at the Festival des Nuits Musicales in Armagnac in 2019.
The same year, she joined the Paris Opera Academy and made her first steps on the stage of the Palais Garnier as the squirrel and cat in L’Enfant et les sortilèges by Ravel in January 2020. In 2021 she performed the title-role in Britten’s Rape of Lucretia at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord and the Second Lady in The Magic Flute at the Opéra National de Lorraine. In 2022 she sang in the vocal quartet of Bernstein’s A Quiet Place at the Palais Garnier.
She is working with chorus masters such as Kent Nagano, Vello Pähn, Bas Wiegers, Mikko Franck, Marco Balderi, Claire Levacher, Patrick Lange, Bas Wiegers, Françoise Lassere, and Guillaume Connesson.
Journal d'une chanteuse #13 : RAMYA ROY
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