Barbara Derathé Opera

Born in 1990, Barbara Derathé joined the Opera Junior at eight, where she discovered her love for lyrical singing, theatre and dance. This training allowed her to take part in many productions at the Opéra de Montpellier and for the Festival Radio France Carmen (Bizet), Tosca (Puccini) and Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher (Honegger)…

She performed as soloist for productions such as Didon et Enée (Purcell), La Petite Renarde Rusée (Janacek), Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti), Mass (Bernstein)…staged by Jean Paul Scarpitta, Marie-Eve Signeyrole, Richard Mitou…

She has worked with Fabio Biondi, Samuel Jean, Alain Altinoglu, Hervé Niquet…in choir perfomances such as Requiem (Mozart), Carmina Burana (Orff), Der Jasager (Weill), Stabat Mater (Pergolese) and la Pavane (Faure) for the 17th Victoire de la Musique Classique Ceremony.

She took part in several masterclasses with Nathalie Stutzmann, Mireille Delunsch, François Bazzola, Serge Sylferstein and in 2013 joined The Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (Alfred Cortot) in  Caroline Dumas’ class.

She studied for five years with contertenor Nicolas Domingues at the Conservatoire and participated in the production of West Side Story (Bernstein), Les Nuits d’été (Berlioz), La Sorcière du Placard aux balais (Marcel Landowski), le Psaume 51 (Jean-Sébastien Bach)…

In 2017, she received her diploma of chamber music with honours and unanimous congratulations from the panel. She was also a finalist in the Arioso international Competition.

In 2018, she received her diploma of lyrical singing with honours, and continued her training with Christophe le Hazif for three years. She was awarded the second prize in the Online Music Competition and the first prize of the IMKA music competition. She received the Stretta Artists management special prize from the artists manager, Rita Ahonen at the Corsica Lirica competition

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