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Violaine Lucas (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: France

The French mezzo-soprano, Violaine Lucas, began her career with Les Arts Florissants (Director: William Christie) and regularly participates in various opera productions as well as concerts. She is also a member of the Chœur de Chambre Accentus (Director: Laurence Equilbey).

On stage, Violaine Lucas performed First Witch in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (Opera de Rouen), Monteverdi's Madrigals (ARCAL), Un pâtre in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges (Opéra de Rouen), Une bergère héroïque in Lully's Armide (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with Les Arts Florissants).

In concert, Violaine Lucas sang soprano 2 in W.A. Mozart's Great Mass, George Frideric Handel's Dixit Dominus, Benjamin Britten's Abraham and Isaac, Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas, Motets by Lully and Charpentier (with Les Arts Florissants) or quartets by Rossini (Alain Planès, piano and direction).

Violaine Lucas recorded Madrigals by Sigismondo D'India (Les Arts Florissants), Scarlatti's Stabat Mater for solo voice, duets and quartets from Via Cruxis by Franz Liszt (Chœur de Chambre Accentus), Petits Motets by Henry Madin (Le Concert Lorrain).


Source: La compagnie Soleil de Nuit Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (October 2015); Violaine Lucas profile on Facebook (Photos)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Emmanuelle Haïm

Soprano

Member of Le Concert d'Astrée:
V-1 (2006):
BWV 243

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Violaine Lucas, mezzo-soprano (La Compagnie Soleil de Nuit) [French]

Violaine Lucas on Facebook


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