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Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo
Mezzo-soprano

Season 19/20 Artist
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Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is a French opera singer of Sicilian heritage. She has appeared in Iphigénie en Tauride at Milan’s La Scala under the direction of Riccardo Muti, and in Carmen at the Théâtre du Châtelet, in Toronto, the Athens Festival and at several other international venues. Her repertoire of roles includes Padmâvatî at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Dalila (Samson et Dalila) in Catania, Seville, Bonn and Bucharest, Madame de Croissy (Dialogues des carmélites) in Santiago, Chile, Toulouse, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich (DVD Bel-Air Classics), La Monnaie in Brussels and the Paris Opera, Sélika (l’Africaine), the Nurse (Ariane et Barbe-Bleue), and Mrs Quickly (Falstaff) at the Rhine Opera, Ottavia (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) at the Aix Festival and in Vienna (DVD), Taven (Mireille) at the Paris Opera (DVD) and the Avignon Opera, Jocaste (Oedipus Rex) in Toulouse and Strasbourg, Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana) in Seville and Dublin, Eboli (Don Carlo) in Geneva and Copenhagen, Dame Marthe (Faust) at Milan’s La Scala and the Teatro Real in Madrid, Azucena (in Dmitri Tcherniakov’s production of Il Trovatore, DVD Bel-Air Media), Queen Gertrude (Hamlet), the Great Vestal (Spontini’s La Vestale) at La Monnaie in Brussels, Queen Gertrude in Lausanne and the Opéra-Comique, Ulrica (Un ballo in maschera) at the Chorégies d’Orange, the Police Chief in the world premiere production of Philippe Hurel’s Les Pigeons d’argile at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Geneviève (Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Opéra Comique, the Lyon Opera, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Aix Festival, the Théâtre des Champs‑Élysées, and the Bordeaux Opera, and Amneris (Aida) at the Massy Opera.
Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo also performs in concert and recital under the direction of Gary Bertini, Kurt Masur, Valery Gergiev, Kent Nagano, Michel Plasson, Georges Prêtre and Marc Minkowski (with a repertoire that includes Berlioz’s Nuits d’été and L’Enfance du Christ, Chausson’s Poème de l’amour et de la mer, Ravel’s Shéhérazade, and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony). She also performed Verdi’s Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall in London alongside Antonio Pappano. She has won numerous prizes including the Grand Prix de l’AROP, the Prix Claude Rostand and the Premier Grand Prix de la Fondation de la vocation.

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