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Christophe Poncet-de-Solages

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RECENT & UPCOMING

Remendado in Carmen (Grange Festival), Rossini's Petite messe solennelle with Le Choeur de Chambre de Versailles and the role of Orphée in Offenbach's Orphée aux Enfers among others


OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

A guest soloist with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, he has had the opportunity to sing Bach's Weihnachts-Oratorium and the role of Ein junger Hirt in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde at Salle Pleyel in Paris.


He has also appeared as Bert II in Zoran Juranic's opera Posljednji ljetni cvijet and Oedipus in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex during the 2013 Armel Opera Festival in Szeged, Hungary.


His vast repertoire comprises works by Britten, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Janáček. He has performed Chevalier de la Force in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites, Mozart's Tamino and Belmonte, Monteverdi's and Haydn's Orfeo, as well as Pâris in Offenbach's La belle Hélène, Simpleton in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Offenbach's Hoffmann, and has recorded in French the part of Alfredo in La Traviata.


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July 2017
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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

June 2017
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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Bizet - Carmen - Le Remendado

The Grange Festival

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor

Annabel Arden, Stage Director

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Serbian National Theatre - Juranic - The Last Flower of Summer

Having previously performed in Latin in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, the French tenor Christophe Poncet demonstrates his versatility here by singing in Croatian, and he seems to manage it exceptionally well.

- Opera JournalRead the article


Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Britten - St Nicholas

The girl singing the treble part was lovely, as was the tenor (Christophe Poncet) and the full choir striking.

- Instant EncoreRead the article


Grange Festival - Carmen - Remendado. 2016/17

Tiago Matos and Christophe Poncet de Solages caught the operetta elements of Le Dancaire and le Remendado but made it a characterful double act which never fell into hackneyed comedy. 

- Robert Hugill, Opera TodayRead the article

Marianne Croux, Filipa van Eck, Tiago Matos and Christophe Poncet de Solages make up a strong quartet as Frasquita, Mercédès, Le Dancaïre and Le Remendado respectively and together with Goldman introduce an excellent ensemble dynamic to ‘Nous avons en tête une affaire’.

- Sam Smith, Music OMH Read the article


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