The Swiss soprano, Yvonne Perrin, studied at the Conservatory of Lausanne with R. Girard from 1958 to 1965, at the Conservatory of Fribourg with Juliette Bise from 1966 to 1968, in Frankfurt a.M. and at the International Summer Academy in Salzburg.
In 1963 Yvonne Perrin began her concert career. From 1963 to 1971 she was a soloist in the Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne under Michel Corboz. She undertook expanded concert tours, sang in Swiss and French music centres, as well as in Rome, Bologna, Pavia, Rimini and Lisbon and completed a South Africa tour.
Yvonne Perrin was considered as good Bach interpreter, but her concert repertoire included many parts from the wide range of oratorios, as well as Lieder singing.
Yvonne Perrin participated in numerous recordings: on Erato label (Mass in B minor (BWV 232) and Magnificat (BWV 243) by J.S. Bach, Sacrae Symphoniae by G. Gabrieli, De Profundis by de Lalande, Orfeo and Madrigal by Monteverdi), VDE-Gallo (vocal works of J. Binet, G. Doret, Ch. Faller, B. Reichel), Mondiodisc (L.v. Beethoven's Symphony No. 9), Mixtur (Notenbüchlein für A.M. Bach), Famous Records (Motets of D. Granato).