Sabine Devieilhe was born in Normandy and studied voice at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris. Soon thereafter, she began performing in concert, most notably with the Orchestre de Paris, Les Arts Florissants, Les Musiciens du Louvre and Le Concert Spirituel. She then went on to perform the roles of Amina in La Sonnambula and La Folie in Platée under the direction of Jean-Claude Malgoire. In 2012, she made her Aix Festival debut in La Finta giardiniera (Serpetta) and then performed the title role in Lakmé at the Montpellier Opera before playing the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte) at the Lyon Opera. She was named Best New Opera Artist at the Victoires de la Musique in 2013. She sang the role of Constance in the Olivier Py production of Dialogues des carmélites at the Lyon Opera and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. She then played Lakmé at the Opéra Comique and made her Paris Opera debut in Die Zauberflöte. Her other roles include Héro (Béatrice et Bénédict) at the Paris Opera, Eurydice (Orphée et Eurydice) at La Monnaie in Brussels, Adele (Die Fledermaus) at the Opéra Comique, Mélisande (Pelléas et Mélisande) and Nannetta (Falstaff) at the Marseille Opera, and Ismène (Mitridate) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. In 2015, she gave her debut performance at the Glyndebourne Festival in L’Enfant et les sortilèges (singing the roles of the Fire, the Princess, and the Nightingale). She then went on to play Bellezza in the Krzysztof Warlikowski production of Handel’s Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno at the 2016 Aix Festival and she made her role debut as Blonde (Der Entführung aus dem Serail) at Milan’s La Scala. Sabine Devieilhe has also appeared as Marie (La Fille du régiment) in Zurich and Vienna, Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the 2018 Aix Festival, the Queen of the Night in Romeo Castellucci’s production at La Monnaie in Brussels, Cunégonde (Bernstein’s Candide) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Ophélie (Hamlet) at the Opéra Comique, Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) at the Zurich Opera, Zerbinetta at Milan’s La Scala, Marie at the Royal Opera House in London, and Hébé, Phani and Zima (Les Indes galantes) at the Paris Opera. Sabine Devieilhe has an exclusive recording contract with Erato/Warner Classics. Her album Mirages, with the French philharmonic orchestra Les Siècles led by François-Xavier Roth was honoured at the 25th Victoires de la Musique Awards.
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