Since making his debut at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse in 2005, French baritone André Heyboer has appeared in opera houses throughout France and elsewhere, most notably Avignon, Dijon, Lille, Marseilles, Montpellier, Toulon, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Monte Carlo, São Paulo, the Prinzregententheater in Munich, the Theater an der Wien, the Palau de les Arts in Valencia and the Paris Opéra, the Opéra Comique and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Among the conductors with whom he has worked are Marco Armiliato, Roberto Abbado, Plácido Domingo, Laurent Campellone, Dan Ettinger, Alain Guingal, Daniel Oren, Carlo Rizzi, Leo Hussain, Georges-Elie Octors, Evelino Pidò, Daniele Rustioni, Ulf Schirmer and Pinchas Steinberg, while directors include Pierre Audi, Gilles Bouillon, Lilo Baur, Nadine Duffaut, Jean-Louis Grinda, Nicolas Joël, Carlus Padrissa of La Fura dels Baus, Stefano Poda, Giancarlo Del Monaco, Yoshi Oïda and Coline Serreau.
Among his French roles are Athanaël (Thaïs), Zurga (Les Pêcheurs de perles), Nilakantha (Lakmé) and the High Priest of Dagon (Samson et Dalila), while his Italian repertoire includes Verdi’s Nabucco, Macbeth, Giorgio Germont and Puccini’s Sharpless. On the concert platform he performed Schubert’s Winterreise at the Festival Sinfonia en Périgord in Périgueux in 2017.
In 2018/19 André Heyboer was heard as Giorgio Germont and Albert (Werther) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, as the High Priest of Dagon at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo and as Macbeth in Limoges and Reims. Following his Salzburg Festival debut as Paolo in Simon Boccanegra, his plans for 2019/20 include Macbeth for the Opéra de Massy, Zurga at the Opéra de Lille and Alfio (Cavalleria rusticana), Tonio (Pagliacci) and Giorgio Germont at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne.
His recordings include Charles-Simon Catel’s Les Bayadères and Gounod’s Cinq-Mars in the series of French operas released on the Palazzetto Bru Zane’s label and the world-premiere recording of Michaël Levinas’s 2011 opera La Métamorphose. Released in 2012, this recording won the Grand Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros and the Prix de l’Académie du disque lyrique.