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Sébastien Guèze

  • Voice Type
    Tenor
  • Roles
    Christian in
    Cyrano

Sébastien Guèze

Despite his relative youth the young french tenor, Sébastien Guèze, has already had tremendous success singing at internationally renowned venues such as La Fenice di Venezia, La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Amsterdam Concertgebow, Schwetzingen Festival, Festival di Spoleto, Santa Cecilia Roma, Koeln Opera, Warsaw Wielki Theater, Opera of Athens, Les Chorégies d'Orange, Paris Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Salle Pleyel, Helsinki National Opera, Tokio Oji Hall, Valencia Palao de Les Arts, Harare International Festival of the Arts (Zimbabwe), and Miami Florida Grand Opera to name but a few.

Stage directed by Graham Vick, Garnett Bruce, Willy Decker, Mariusz Trelinski, Andreas Homoki, Georges Lavaudant, Marco Bellocchio...And conducted by Placido Domingo, Zubin Metha, Carlo Rizzi, Alain Altinoglu, Johanes Debus… Sébastien Guèze sang titles roles in performances of Faust, La Boheme, La Traviata, Rigoletto, Romeo and Juliet... or in the forgotten repertory like Andromaque (Grétry, CD/Glossa), Le Roi d'Ys (Lalo, DVD/Dynamic), Salammbo (Reyer), Djamileh (Bizet), Lodoïska (Cherubini) or Mireille (Gounod), sharing the stage with Placido Domingo, Elena Kelissidi, Roberto Alagna, Kate Aldrich, Aleksandra Kurzak, Ruggero Raimondi, Nino Machaidze…

He studied voice in the south of France and at the same time, studying for his Masters degree in International Business. Later on, he decides to devote itself exclusively to music and began his studies at the National Conservatory of Paris. He won prizes in different international contest, upon completion of his studies at the National Conservatory of Paris, where he finished in first place with the "Jury Congratulations". Crowned "Revelation Opera singer" by the French Association of Artists (ADAMI), and named at the French award "Victors in Classical Music 2009" in the "Revelation Artist of the Year" category, Mr. Gueze was awarded Prize of the Public and second prize in Placido Domingo's renowned voice competition "Operalia" which launched Gueze's career to the international level.

Next seasons Mr. Guèze will sing Romeo in Miami Florida Grand Opera, Alfredo in La Traviata in La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Fabrice del Dongo in La Chartreuse de Parme (Sauguet) in Marseille, and others roles like Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Nemorino in L'Elisire d'Amore, Nadir in Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Chevalier Des Grieux in Manon or Faust title role.