French soprano, Julie Fuchs, studied violin, chamber music, theater and musicology at the Conservatory in Avignon and the University in Montpellier, before starting her singer’s education at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with Robert Dumé and Alain Buet. She sang the roles of Elle in L’Amour masqué by Messager (Musée d’Orsay, Paris), Eurydice in Orphée et Eurydice by Gluck (Théâtre Mouffetard, Paris), a recital with works by Haydn and Mozart in the Academy of Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (Camerata Salzbourg, Louis Langree, conductor), Maria in The Sound of Music (Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris), Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (Kenneth Weiss, conductor), Diane in Offenbach‘s Orphée aux enfers (Toulon and Dijon), Soprano in Purcell’s King Arthur (Versailles and Besancon), a concert with Stockhausen’s Weltparlament (Cité de la Musique, Paris), Haydn’s Die Schöpfung (Le Concert Spirituel), and the soprano part in Mendelssohn’s Christus (Rouen). She has just performed Galatea in Händel’s Acis and Galatea at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and has been invited to sing the revival in Venice (in a coproduction with Teatro la Fenice).
Upcoming engagements include Urgande and Choryphée in J.C. Bach’s Amadis de Gaulle (Opéra Comique, Paris and Versailles, Jérémie Rhorer, conductor), a recording of Max d’Ollone’s Cantate Frédégonde(Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Hervé Niquet, conductor), Musetta in La Bohème (Angers-Nantes), the title role in Donizetti’s Rita (Graz, Musikverein), La Petite Messe solennelle (J-C Malgoire, Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing), Mozart Requiem at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Frasquita in Carmen (Arènes of Nîmes), Hanna Glawari/Missia Palmieri in La Veuve Joyeuse (Grand Theatre de Reims), and recitals with the pianist Alphonse Cemin in Aix-en-Provence, Compiègne, Venice “Palazetto Bru Zane”, Festival de Chambord, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Opéra de Lille, etc. Julie Fuchs is the recipient of many international awards including the 1st Prize at the 20th edition of Concours FLAME, the ‘Revelation Classique’ Prize (ADAMI 2009), and the Special Prize “Prix Palazzetto Bru Zane” at the First Paris International Competition (2010). She has recently received the Gabriel Dussurget Prize of Aix-en-Provence Festival.
Chorégies Orange 2011 Mignon de Ambroise Thomas par Julie Fuchs