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Gilles Ragon

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Biography highlights

RECENT & UPCOMING

The Damnation of Faust by Berlioz at the Bienne opera, as well as Jason in Medea by Cherubini at the Ulm opera, Il Prigioniero by Luigi Dallapiccola, La Belle Hélène by Offenbach at the Theatre du Chatelet, and Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro for Opera National du Rhin, Strasbourg among others.


OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

He has appeared in the roles of Vincent in Mireille by Gounod, Le Chevalier des Grieux in Manon and the title role in Werther, Gérald in Lakmé with Nathalie Dessay, the Damnation of Faust with Anna Caterina Antonnaci, Hoffmann in Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann, Raoul de Nangis in Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots in Liege as well as Benedict in Beatrice and Benedick by Berlioz in Bordeaux and Strasbourg, Julien in Louise by Charpentier in Marseille alongside José Van Dam and Nadine Denize, Don José in Carmen, and Pelleas in Pelleas and Melisande, among others. His first foray into Wagnerian repertory was in the role of Mime in Siegfried in Wiesbaden in two consecutive seasons (2005-6).


He went on to perform as Matteo in Richard Strauss’ Arabella at the Toulouse Capitole and at Liege opera, in Elektra, the title role in Tannhauser at the Grand Theatre of Bordeaux and Erik in The Flying Dutchman.


Gilles Ragon is the Artistic Director of the Nantes Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble.


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October 2017
2020:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

2215:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

2420:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

2620:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

2820:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

3120:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

November 2017
1020:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Mulhouse, La Filature

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

1215:00

Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Opéra National du Rhin | Mulhouse, La Filature

Patrick Davin, Conductor

Ludovic Lagarde, Stage Director

May 2018
2220:00

Cherubini - Medea - Giasone

Opéra de Rouen

Hervé Niquet, Conductor

Jean-Yves Ruf, Stage Director

2520:00

Cherubini - Medea - Giasone

Opéra de Rouen

Hervé Niquet, Conductor

Jean-Yves Ruf, Stage Director

2716:00

Cherubini - Medea - Giasone

Opéra de Rouen

Hervé Niquet, Conductor

Jean-Yves Ruf, Stage Director

June 2018
1620:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

1820:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

2020:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

2220:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

2417:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

2620:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Strasbourg, Opéra

Marko Letonja, Conductor

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

July 2018
0420:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Mulhouse, La Filature

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

Marko Letonja, Conductor

0620:00

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Monsieur Triquet

Opéra National du Rhin | Mulhouse, La Filature

Frederic Wake-Walker, Stage Director

Marko Letonja, Conductor

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April 2017
0520:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

0720:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

0914:30

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

March 2017
0620:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

0820:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

1020:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

1214:30

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

1420:00

Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro - Don Basilio

Angers Nantes Opéra

Mark Shanahan, Conductor

Patrice Caurier, Stage Director

Moshe Leiser, Stage Director

March 2016
1520:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

1820:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

2016:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

2220:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

2420:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

2620:00

Tabachnik - Benjamin, dernière nuit - André Gide

Opéra de Lyon

Bernhard Kontarsky, Conductor

John Fulljames, Stage Director

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Tabachnik, Benjamin, dernière nuit - Opera Lyon

La mystique s'oppose ici au prosaïque. Il en va de même avec un Nocturne de Chopin, ici prêté au personnage de Gide, superbement moqué et interprété par le ténor Gilles Ragon.

 

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