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Eugénie Warnier (Soprano)

Born: France

The French soprano, Eugénie Warnier, had obtainer her doctorate in medicine, before she turned completely to music and started singing in 2000. Bathed in music since childhood, she studied singing very quickly at the Conservatoire du 7e arrondissement de Paris and early music at the CNR, where she obtained successively in 2005 and 2008 the prizes of voice and early music. To develop her technique, she continued her studies with Peter Mervant, but also Baroque interpretation with Howard Crook and Kenneth Weiss.

Eugénie Warnier quickly blossomed as a soloist, noticed by Christophe Rousset at the Académie d'Ambronay in 2004, and then connects the artistic encounters by becoming regular soloist in concerts or opera under the direction of Martin Gester and Le Parlement de Musique, Gérard Lesne and Il Seminario Musicale, Mirella Giardelli and l'atelier des musiciens du Louvre, Jérôme Corréas and les Paladins, Hugo Reynes and la Simphonie du Marais, Vincent Dumestre le Poème Harmonique. Also as a soloist, she participated in many staged productions: les arts florissants by Charpentier (role of la paix) in 2004 on tour in France (including opéra de Versailles) and Spain Philémon et Baucis by Haydn in 2005, 2006, 2008 (roles of Narcissus and Diane, production studio of l'opéra de Lyon); Il primo Omicidio by Alessandro Scarlatti in 2006 (role of Abel, production studio of l'opéra de Lyon), Cadmus et Hermione in 2008 (role of Pallas, l'opéra Comique, opéra de Rouen).

Eugenie Warnier is also a soloist in several recordings: Ulysse by Rebel (role of Euphrosyne, CD released in 2007, Diapason d'Or); Messes Brèves by J.S. Bach (soprano soloist, Ensemble Pygmalion, CD released in August 2008, Diapason découverte, 4 monde de la musique), DVD of Cadmus et Hermione (planned for release in in October 2008). Two recently recorded CD will appear in 2009: Arias from Dardanus by Rameau and extracts from Zaïs with Ensemble Ausonia (Frédérick Haas and Mira ....) and a CD with around Leçons de Ténèbres by François Couperin with Demoiselles de Saint (Emmanuel Mandrin). Finally the second part of Messes Brèves by J.S. Bach with Ensemble Pygmalion (directed by Raphaël Pichon) will be recorded in October 2009.

Finally in 2009, besides the reprise of Cadmus et Hermione in Aix, Caen and Luxembourg, Eugenie Warnier performs Aricie in Hippolytus and Aricia by Rameau with Paul Agnew (Hippolyte) and Sophie Daneman (Phèdre) with Reisopera of Holland and for 13 performances throughout the Netherlands.

Source: Ensemble Ausonia Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (March 2010)
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Aryeh Oron (March 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Raphaël Pichon


BWV 232: Kyrie & Gloria, BWV 233-236

Links to other Sites

Eugénie Warnier (Ensemble Ausonia) [French]

Eugénie Warnier : Biographie (Cityvox) [French]

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