Biography

Sabine Devieilhe

Current as of August 2021

Soprano Sabine Devieilhe was born in Normandy and originally studied the cello and musicology before focussing on vocal training at the Paris Conservatoire. She is much sought after in her homeland and internationally, with a repertoire that ranges from early music to contemporary work.

Shortly after graduating, she appeared at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence as Serpetta (La finta giardiniera) and in Lyon in her debut as the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte). She has since appeared at all the major opera houses, including the Paris Opéra, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Opéra Comique, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Zurich Opera, the Vienna State Opera, La Scala, Milan, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Glyndebourne and the Salzburg Festival.

Sabine Devieilhe’s most recent successes include Ophélie (Thomas’s Hamlet) at the Opéra Comique, Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) in Zurich, Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) at La Scala, Marie (La Fille du régiment) at Covent Garden and Rameau’s Les Indes galantes at the Paris Opéra.

Her performances during the 2020/21 season included a recital tour with Alexandre Tharaud of their new album Chanson d’Amour featuring songs by Fauré, Debussy, Ravel and Poulenc, including performances at La Monnaie, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Philharmonie in Berlin, La Scala and the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid. Operatic performances include the Queen of the Night at the Bavarian State Opera and the Paris Opéra, as well as Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) at the Vienna State Opera. Her concert projects include Mozart arias at La Monnaie with Raphaël Pichon, Ravel with Pablo Heras-Casado at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Poulenc’s Gloria with Lorenzo Viotti at the Philharmonie in Paris and Britten’s Les Illuminations under Vladimir Jurowski at the Philharmonie in Berlin.

Sabine Devieilhe has been an exclusive artist with Erato / Warner Classics since 2012. Her discography includes Mozart: The Weber Sisters with Ensemble Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon, as well as Mirages with Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth.

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