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Artist in residence at the Paris Opera Académie since 2022
Thomas Ricart discovered singing at the Saint Louis de Gonzague de Paris choir school under the direction of Rémi Gousseau. After completing his business studies at ESSEC, he joined the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris in 2016 to focus on music.
In 2020, as a laureate of the Royaumont Foundation, he worked on the role of Pylade in Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride with Benjamin Lazar and Alphonse Cemin. He joined the Opera Fuoco opera workshop as well as the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, where he perfected his skills with Sophie Koch and José Van Dam.
In March 2021, he sang the role of the Prologue in Britten's The Turn of the Screw under the direction of Alexander Brieger in a production by Brigitte Jaques-Wajeman. He sang the roles of Alfredo in La Traviata and Rodolfo in La Bohème during a masterclass given by Inva Mula. Last season, he continued to appear regularly in La Traviata and made his house debut at the Opéra Comique as Benvolio (Roméo et Juliette), a production by Éric Ruf and Laurent Campellone.
In 2022, he joined the Paris Opera Academy and performed at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet the roles of Liberto, Soldato 2, Famigliare 2 and Tribuni (Il Nerone – L’Incoronazione di Poppea) - a production by Alain Françon, directed by Vincent Dumestre, and Dormont (La Scala di Seta) with Pascal Neyron and Elizabeth Askren. He is also taking part in the many concerts of the Academy.
In addition to these projects, Thomas Ricart joined the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel. There, he has been perfecting his skills with Sophie Koch and José Van Dam. Awarded Talent Adami Classique 2022, he performed alongside the other prizewinners at the Festival du Haut Limousin and the Musicales de Normandie. He is sponsored by the Porosus Foundation.
Paris Opera debut
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