© Kathelijne Reijse-Saillet
© Kathelijne Reijse-Saillet

Sylvie Brunet

– World management –

Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is a native of France.

 

Her repertoire includes important roles of the Grand Opéra, including Cassandra/Didon (Les Troyens) and Sélika (L’Africaine), also Dalila (Samson et Dalila), Charlotte (Werther), Carmen as well as the Verdi and Wagner roles of her fach such as Azucena (Il trovatore), Ulrica (Un ballo in maschera), Eboli (Don Carlos), Miss Quickly (Falstaff), Fricka/Waltraute (Der Ring des Nibelungen) and Venus (Tannhäuser).

 

After her debut in Paris with the title role in Carmen, which she later also performed at the opera houses of Turin, Bonn and Toronto, she was invited to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan to sing the title role in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride, the Opéra national du Rhin in Strasbourg (Nurse in Ariane et Barbe-Bleue), the Théâtre du Châtelet Paris (Padmâvatî by Albert Roussel), the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels (Geneviève in Pelléas et Mélisande, Gertrude in Hamlet, Mme. De Croissy in Dialogues des Carmélites and Azucena/Trovatore staged by Dmitri Cherniakov), to the Aix-en-Provence Festival (Octavia in L’incoronazione di Poppea) and to the Bavarian State Opera in Munich (Dialogues des Carmélites).

 

Other recent engagements have taken her to the Opéra National in Paris (Sancta Susanna), the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels (Pénélope, Dialogues des Carmélites), Luxembourg and Tokyo (Pelléas et Mélisande) and the Teatro Real Madrid (Gounod’s Faust). In the 19/20 season she was invited to Brussels and Paris for Les Contes d’Hoffmann. In the 2021/22 season she sang Azucena at the Opéra de Rouen Normandie, Dame Marthe at the Bastille in Paris and appeared in concerts, including in Madrid with the Orquesta Nacional de España under Marc Minkowski, with Lili Boulanger’s cantata “Faust et Hélène”. Upcoming projects include a concert perfromance of Lakmé at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as well as numerous performances at the Opéar National de Paris.

 

Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is also in demand as a concert singer and appears regularly at numerous international concert halls, such as the Philharmonie in Berlin (Faust et Hélène by Lili Boulanger), the Munich Philharmonie (Les Nuits d’Été by Berlioz) or the Royal Festival Hall in London (Messa da Requiem by Verdi).

 

January 2021 – For the most recent biography, please contact Luis Aliaga