Jeanne Gérard


"Jeanne Gérard's performance is astonishing"

Tancrède Lahary, Forum Opéra

"The strongest character in the production is the stunning Jeanne Gérard"

Csabai Máté, Revizor

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French soprano Jeanne Gérard was awarded First Prize, the Audience Prize and the Orchestra and Technicians’ Prize at the 2019 Concours International de Chant de Mâcon, First Prize and the Special Prize of the Jury at the 2017 Léopold Bellan International Competition, was a winner of the 2017 Armel Opera Competition, and received a Golden Medal at the 2020 Manhattan International Music Competition. She was also a finalist in the 2019 Concorso Liricio Internazionale Ottavio Ziino and the 2018 Concours International Georges Enesco, and is a nominee in the ‘Révélations’ category for the 2021 Victoires de la Musique Classique.

In the 2020-21 season she sings Sophie Werther (Opéra de Nice), and Dorinda The Tempest and Second Woman Dido and Aeneas (La Grange au Lac with Cappella Mediterranea). She also makes her debut with Opéra national de Paris in a Beethoven concert, and performs at the 10th anniversary concert of Musiques en Fête (Chorégies d’Orange), in recital with Renaud Capuçon and Tanguy de Williencourt (Festival de Pâques d'Aix-en-Provence), and at the Festival de Fénétrange with Ensemble Appassionato. Upcoming recording projects include Tessa Die Afrikareise with Sofia Philharmonic for Naxos Records, and an album with Karol Beffa for Klarthe.

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Victoires de la Musique Classique, Concert des Révélations

Salle Gaveau, January 2021

Jeanne Gérard embodies the future of classical singing in France

Thibault Vicq, Opera Online, 25 January 2021

Since her performance at the Chorégies d’Orange, it has been hard not to notice the potential of this well tempered and charismatic lyric soprano

Benoît Fauchet, Diapason, 25 January 2021

Jeanne Gérard is exceptionally moving with her shimmering lyric soprano and her dazzling acting, promising a great Violetta to come

Marie-Laure Machado, Forum Opéra, 6 February 2021

Beethoven's Scottish and Irish songs, Beethoven Anniversary Concert

Opéra national de Paris, October 2020

Jeanne Gérard also fully embraces singing as she creates text and musical phrases that are unique. Her support has a rich lyrical potential with the green colours of Ireland.

Charles Arden, Olyrix

"O luce di quest'anima" from Linda di Chamounix, Musiques en fête

Chorégies d’Orange, September 2020

Jeanne Gerard also makes a strong impression in the aria "O luce di quest'anima" from Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti), in which she shows an incredible ease in bringing out notes that are as crazy as they are extrapolated.

Emmanuel Andrieu, Opera Online

Quarantine Concert with Paul Montag (piano)

Verbier Festival, June 2020

Jeanne Gérard's performance is astonishing. The technical ease is obvious ... The mastery of the effects is impressive ... the voice knows how to be extremely powerful if necessary, and deploys its great generosity at every moment, taking on brassy accents that give it all its beauty and originality. The diction is more than impeccable, it is theatrically prepared, each word characterised in depth by a particular intention.

Tancrède Lahary, Forum Opéra

The versatile timbre, depending on her intention, is as charming as the erudite consideration of the text in all the pieces.

Thibault Vicq, Opera Online

Amore, Orfeo ed Euridice

Armel Opera Festival, July 2018

The strongest character in the production is the stunning Jeanne Gérard, who plays Amore ... Her portrayal was just as powerful and moving as her transcendent voice which seemed to emanate from the celestial realms.

Csabai Máté, Revizor

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