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Eugénie Lefebvre (Soprano)

Born: Lille, France

The French soprano, Eugénie Lefebvre, studied at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and later at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She is winner of the Froville International Singing Baroque Competition in 2013,

Eugénie Lefebvre's passion for Baroque opera led her to cover roles such as Charpentier's Actéon (Hyale), George Frideric Handel's Rinaldo (Armida), Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Nerone, Valetto), G.F. Handel's Teseo (Medea), Charpentier's Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers (Aréthuse), Charpentier's Les Plaisirs de Versailles (Conversation), Lully's Cadmus et Hermione (Hymen), Lully's Les Amants Magnifiques (Caliste), Pancrace Royer's Le Pouvoir de l'Amour (L'Imagination, Hersilie), W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni, Campra's Les Fêtes Vénitiennes, Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie, G.F. Handel's Giulio Cesare, Charpentier's Médée, Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice and Rameau's Castor et Pollux.

Eugénie Lefebvre can also be heard in the sacred repertoire of Jephtha by Carissimi to Johannes-Passion () by W.A. Mozart, including Les Grands Motets by Pierre Robert, Le Reniement by Saint-Pierre, La messe de minuit and Le Transfige dulcissime by Charpentier, La Maddalena a piedi di Cristo by Antonio Caldara and ny Bononcini.

His taste for the stage led him to participate in the production of the Bourgeois Gentilhomme with the ensemble La Rêveuse (Director: Benjamin Perrot). This adventure of almost a year and a half allowed Eugénie Lefebvre to perform in many theaters and theaters throughout France.

Eugénie Lefebvre appears in concert with Le Concert d'Astrée (Director: Emmanuelle Haïm), Les Arts Florissants (Director: William Christie), Ensemble Pygmalion (Director: Raphaël Pichon), Ensemble Correspondances (Director: S. Daucé), Le Concerto Soave (Director: J-M. Aymes), Sagittarius (Director: Michel Laplénie), La Rêveuse (Director: B. Perrot), Les Symphonistes (Director: Olivier Schneebeli), Le Poème Harmonique (Director: V. Dumestre), Ensemble Alia Mens (Director: Olivier Spilmont), Ensemble Les Muses Galantes (Director: Louise Audubert) and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. She regularly collaborates with talented young ensembles such as L'Escadron Volant de la Reine, Le Vertigo and Les Surprises with which she recorded her first albums as a soloist. She curreently lives in Paris, France.

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Source: Eugénie Lefebvre Website & Facebook profile, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2017); Photos 01-11, 26: Didier Knoff; Photo 21-25: Petrus
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Aryeh Oron (June 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Olivier Spilmont


C-3 (2016): BWV 12, BWV 18, BWV 161

Links to other Sites

Eugénie Lefebvre - Soprano (Official Website) [French]
Eugénie Lefebvre on Facebook

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