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Biography

 

Nicolas Cavallier makes his singing studies in London at the Royal Academy of Music and at the National Opera Studio. His professional career begins at Glyndebourne Festival with Die Zauberflöte (Sarastro), directed by Peter Sellars, and Fidelio (Don Fernando).

He regularly performs major Mozart’ roles such as Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), Leporello, Don Giovanni and Don Alfonso (Cosi fan Tutte) as well as the title roles of Massenet’s Don Quichotte (Avignon, Seattle), Il Turco in Italia (Brussels, Geneva) order Fliegende Höllander

Specialised in the "devil" roles of Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Faust, La Damnation de Faust or The Rake’s Progress, he also sings, among others, le Gouverneur (Le Comte Ory) and Escamillo (Carmen – John Eliot Gardiner-DVD recording) at Paris Opera Comique, Mustafa (L’italiana in Algeri) in Paris TCE, Philippe II (Don Carlos), Claudius (Hamlet) as well as Merlin (Le Roi Arthus) in Strasbourg, Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande) at Venice Fenice, Béatrice et Bénédict in Paris conducted by Sir Colin Davis, Atys in Paris and New York, Raymond (Lucie de Lammermoor) at Paris Châtelet and Lyon, Ramon (Mireille) at Orange Chorégies, Debussy’s La Chute de la Maison Usher at the Bregenzer Festival, Thaïs in Vienna, Orest (Elektra) in Marseille conducted by Pinchas Steinberg, Marquis de la Force (Dialogue des Carmélites) in Toulouse, La Favorite (Balthazar) in Monte-Carlo and Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, L’Amour des Trois Oranges in Berlin, staged by Robert Carsen.

Regularly invited at Paris National Opera for Les Indes Galantes (Osman), Manoury’s world creation K …, La Clemenza di Tito (Publius), L’Amour des Trois Oranges (Léandre) as well as Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette, he has performed under the musical direction of Michel Plasson, Myung-Whun Chung, Armin and Philippe Jordan, Marc Minkowski, William Christie, Gary Bertini, Alberto Zedda, Evelino Pidò, Emmanuel Krivine, Sir Colin Davies, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Pinchas Steinberg…

In 2013, Nicolas Cavallier makes his La Scala debuts in Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette staged by Sacha Waltz.

He is also asked to participate in the main role of Don Quichotte to a new production of L’Homme de la Mancha, successfully performed in France and in Monte-Carlo, following the footstep of Jacques Brel.

More recently, he sings Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Four Devils) and the title role of Don Giovanni in Seattle, Guillaume Tell (Walter Furst) in Monte Carlo and Paris Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Pelléas et Mélisande (Arkel) and Le Cid (le Roi) at Paris National Opera, Manon (Des Grieux) in Marseille, L’Homme de la Mancha in Avignon, Pelléas et Mélisande (Arkel) in Toulon, Lakmé (Nilakantha) in Avignon  the role of Scarpia (Tosca) in Beirut, Zaccaria (Nabucco ) in Saint-Etienne. He just has sung  Le Vieillard Hébreux (Samson et Dalila) at the Opera de Paris, Dikoï (Katia Kabanova) in Avignon, La Juive in Strasbourg, Lakmé (Nilakantha) in Marseille, Heinrich der Vogler (Lohengrin) in Saint-Etienne, Don Giovanni in Vichy, Marquis de la Force (Dialogues des Carmélites) in Brussels, in  Paris Théâtre des Champs Elysées, in Caen  and in Bologna, Frère Laurent (Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette) and le Sacristain (Tosca) in Bastille, Méphistophélès (Faust) in Saint-Etienne, Reims, Phanuel (Herodiade) in Saint-Etienne, The Grand-Mogol (Barkouf) at the Opéra National du Rhin, Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande) in Klagenfurt, Nilakhanta (Lakmé) at the Opera House Muscat, Don Inigo Gomez (L'Heure Espagnole) in London, Walter Furst (Guillaume Tell) at the Chorégies d’Orange, the four Part (Les Contes d'Hoffman) in Bordeau.

Among future engagements,  le Grand Prêtre d'Odin (Reyer's Sigurd) in Nancy,  Le Vieillard Hébreux (Samson et Dalila) in Düsseldorf, the title role of Rubinstein's  Demon in Bordeaux, Massenet's Don Quichotte in Tours, Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte) at the Opéra National du Rhin, Lescaut (Manon Lescaut) in Lausanne,  Don Balthazar (Marc-André Dalbavie's Le Soulier de Satin) at the Paris  National Opera...

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