Amel Brahim-Djelloul, soprano
Recognized as an exceptional musical personality, appreciated for the rich and sunny color of her timbre, the soprano Amel Brahim-Djelloul is present in 2013-2014 on many French and European stages: in particular, the Paris Opera (Amore in The Coronation of Poppée), the National Opera of Bordeaux and the Concertgebouw of Bruges (Hebe, Fatime and Fahi in Les Indes Galantes with Talens Lyriques), the Grand Théâtre de Limoges (Jacqueline in Fortunio) or the Philharmonie de Essen, the Wigmore Hall in London or the Minoritenkirche in Vienna (Lessons of Darkness by Couperin).
Amel Brahim-Djelloul started his musical apprenticeship by studying the violin before beginning the singing. During her training, she benefited from the teachings of Abdelhamid Belferouni, Noëlle Barker, Frantz Petri, Peggy Bouveret and Malcolm Walker. She is a graduate of CNSMD of Paris. As part of William Christie’s Garden of the Voices, she performed in 2005 on the most prestigious stages of the world. In 2007, she was named in the category Lyric Revelation of the Victoires de la Musique. Her career has already given her the opportunity to address on prestigious scenes several major roles in her repertoire such as Servilia in Titus’ Clemency (Paris Opera, Aix en Provence Festival), the title role of Véronique de Messager (Théâtre du Châtelet), Nanetta in Falstaff (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées), Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (Angers-Nantes Opera, Lausanne Opera), Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Così fan tutte (Nice Opera) , Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore (Avignon Opera), Mélisande in Pelléas et Mélisande or, in The Coronation of Poppée, Drusilla, Amore and Valletto (Theater des Champs-Elysées, Staatsoper Berlin, Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels, Grand Theater of Geneva, Operas of Lille and Dijon). She has also interpreted Ninette in The Love of Three Oranges, Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica and The Princess in The Child and Spells at the Paris Opera, Gabrielle in La Vie Parisienne at Angers-Nantes Opera or Zanetta in La Princesse of Trebizond (Opera of Saint-Etienne). She has worked with conductors such as Alain Altinoglu, William Christie, Sir Colin Davies, Laurence Equilbey, Adam Fischer, Bernard Haïtink, René Jacobs, Kurt Masur, Philippe Jordan and Marc Minkowski, among others. on stage by Robert Fortune, Lukas Hemleb, Nicolas Joel, Marco Arturo Marelli, Jean-Louis Martinoty, David McVicar, Philippe Sireuil, Luca Ronconi or Jean-Romain Vesperini.
Made to sing on the biggest stages, both in France and abroad (Opera of Lausanne, Grand Theater of Geneva, Deutsche Staatsoper of Berlin, Monnaie of Brussels, Kennedy Center of Washington, Barbican of London, Auditorium of Madrid, Algerian National Theater of Algiers, Lincoln Center of New York …), Amel Brahim-Djellloul is also regularly invited by many orchestras (Orchester National de France, National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchester Symphonique Pasdeloup, Orchester Algerian National Symphony, National Orchestra of Ile-de-France, Orchestra …) and ensembles (The Harmonic Poem, Les Arts Florissants, 2E2M…).
On the other hand, she regularly performs in recital with the pianist Nicolas Jouve or the Amedyez ensemble, and she participates in events designed to introduce classical music to the general public, such as the Violin Festival on the Sand held every summer on beaches of Royan in front of 40000 spectators by concert or concert of the two banks in Strasbourg. Proud of its origins, anxious to defend them, she wanted to develop the program of her first disc edited by Ame Son on the theme of 1001 nights, unanimously received by the press. His next album, Amel Sings the Mediterranean offers pieces of Arab-Andalusian heritage, adapted by his brother, the violinist and musicologist Rachid Brahim-Djelloul, and interpreted by Amel Brahim-Djelloul and Ensemble Amedyez.