About Delphine

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French soprano - Delphine Mégret

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 Prize 2018 for the Best Performance of a New Work for Voice at the Wigmore Hall.

 

Recent roles include Pamina, in the french adaptation of Mozart - Die Zauberflöte by M. Wolkowitsky at the Lyric Festival of Pézénas Enchantée 2021 (France).

As concert artist, she appeared as soloist with the Ensemble La Fenice de Jean Tubery at the Festival of Saint-Guilhem-le-désert 2021 and was Eve in The Creation by Haydn conducted by Michel Piquemal with the Toulouse Chamber Orchestra at the international Festival of Sylvanès in France.

Since 2019 she is a member of Swiss company La Marelle with whom she performs regularly as Pamina, Zerlina, Papagena and Despina in the musical show called Mozart & Salieri. (Festival Avignon 2019, Festival Le Bateau-Lune 2020, Festival en Arc 2021).

She has performed at the Wigmore Hall for two contemporary creations in 2017 and 2018; at Barbican Hall; Milton Court Hall; Festival International de Sylvanès, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, Rocamadour, Pézénas Enchantée. She collaborated with the Ubu Ensemble at the Drawing Room in London for a concert of contemporary works in 2018 and was the main role in the contemporary opera "Years ago I died" by Clare Elton.

Thourgh her career Delphine had the opportunity to work with main conductors such as Andrea Marcon, Pablo Beznosiuk, Pierre Vallet, Bernard Tétu and Michel Piquemal; pianists Thierry Huillet, Eugene Asti, Lana bode; Toulouse Baroque Orchestra, Toulouse Chamber Orchestra, Academie of Ancient Music, l'Ensemble La Fenice de Jean Tubery.

She also received, during her years of studies, the invaluable guidance from teachers, singers and vocal coaches : Emma Kirkby, Sarah Walker, Edith Wiens, Jennifer Smith, Gary Coward, David Gowland, Pierre Vallet, Robert Levin and Michel Wolkowitsky.

Delphine is also a member and co-founder of the Trio Desmée, the opportunity to work on interpretation through a wide repertoire (Massenet, Debussy, Fauré, Rachmaninov, Previn, Weill...).

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