About Delphine

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Delphine Mégret is a French soprano.

Described as 'Flawless' in her last performance of Mozart's Requiem (ConcertoNet), Delphine holds a first class Artist Master degree from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and a Concert Recital Diploma for her high distinction at her final recital programme. She is awarded the Tracey Chadwell Memorial Award 2018 for her excellence at the Wigmore Hall new music recital for the première of composer's Dimitrios Rontsis : Involutae Septempunctata.

 

In opera she was recently Barbara Gerl, the first Pamina, in the musical theatre Mozart & Salieri by Jean Naguel at the festival of Avignon 2019 with the Swiss company La Marelle performing Pamina, Despina, Zerlina and Papagena parts.

 

She has also performed the following roles for various opera scenes: Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier - Strauss), Nedda (I Pagliacci - Leoncavallo), Sophie (Werther - Massenet), Chocholka (The Cunning Little Vixen - Janacek), as well as Despina with the British Youth Opera conducted by Stuart Baker.

Her last contemporary opera role was Katie, the main role in the opera premiere of Clare Elton's Years ago I died in 2018.

Delphine regularly performs as soprano soloist, mainly in sacred, baroque and contemporary music, such as her recent collaboration with the composer Raphaël Lucas for the premiere of Hymne, given at International Festival of Sacred Music and World Music 2019 of Sylvanès Abbey. 

She has performed at the Wigmore Hall for two contemporary creations in 2017 and 2018; at Barbican Hall; Milton Court; Silk Street Theatre but also at the Festival de Sylvanès, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and Rocamadour. She collaborated with the Ubu Ensemble at the Drawing Room in London for a concert of contemporary works in 2018.

 

Through various performances Delphine had the opportunity to work with conductor Andrea Marcon, Eamonn Dougan, Pablo Beznosiuk and Michel Piquemal.

She also received, during her years of studies, the invaluable guidance from teachers, singers and coaches such as Emma Kirkby, Sarah Walker, Edith Wiens, Jennifer Smith, gary Coward, Eugene Asti, David Gowland, Susanne Stranders, Robert Levin and Michel Wolkowitsky with whom she continues to perfect her vocal technique in France.

Delphine is also a member and co-founder of two ensembles : Ensemble Héliodores and Trio Mégret; two intimate musical ensembles giving space for interpretation and expressiveness. 

Next, Delphine will join as soprano soloist the Ensemble La Fenice directed by Jean Tubéry for a festive concert on Bach at the festival of Saint-Guilhem-le-desert; she will be soloist for two concerts on Mozart with Jean-Marc Normand at the Festival Lyrique of Pezenas Enchantée.

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