Early on her first schubert recital disc, natalie dessay establishes her credentials as a lieder artist in two strong, contrasting performances at one expressive extreme, she embodies the quiet, assured faith of the prayerful “du bist die ruh,” with strict command of technical means such as minutely focused, sustained. Composer michel legrand's oratorio about one woman's life, which was written for barbra streisand but left only partly recorded by the superstar vocalist, has been completed by operatic coloratura soprano natalie dessay and is now scheduled for digital release by sony classical on november 17 under. Dessay emerged on the international scene in the 1990s a graduate of the bordeaux conservatoire, she took first prize in the premier prix de concourse in the france-telecom les voix nouvelles competition, and then entered the paris opéra's training program for talented young singers, the ecole d'art lyric. Except that instead of writing and performing her own pop songs, dessay has been a globally celebrated opera star, electrifying audiences for two decades with her intensity and individuality in roles varying from donizetti's tragic lucia di lammermoor to the insouciant zerbinetta in strauss's ariadne auf. French soprano natalie dessay is one the stars of today's operatic world, thrilling audiences as both a singer and an actress now an admired interpreter of bel canto and lyric heroines such as violetta (la traviata), lucia di lammermoor, marie (la fille du régiment), amina (la sonnambula), pamina (die zauberflöte).
23 mars 2017 10 heures du matin, l'heure du cappuccino pour natalie dessay au café français, à une encablure de l'opéra bastille qui a vu tant de ses triomphes elle arrive, éclatante, pétillante de cette juvénilité qui est son charme et sa marque de fabrique pas plus tôt installée, elle me questionne, bille en tête, sur. Dans le monde de l'opéra, j'ai toujours été mal à l'aise, une étrangère en fait j'ai pourtant beaucoup aimé faire ce métier mais sans jamais perdre conscience que c'était un art du passé, un monde clos, et je pensais : mais quelle raison peut-on avoir aujourd'hui de chanter sans micro sauf de faire vivre. Natalie dessay is a french opera singer who had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 october 2013 she dropped the silent h in her first name in honor of natalie wood when she was in grade school and subsequently simplified the spelling of.
When we're sitting in the opera house thinking, oh god - this is so tired, so pedestrian, so lame, why didn't i stay home and watch weeds on television we can achieve consolation in a heartbeat by reminding ourselves of the existence of natalie dessay has any performer in the past three decades matched dessay's. One of the biggest stars of today's operatic world, soprano natalie dessay, will make her national concert hall debut in one of the most anticipated events of the year. From paris to vienna, natalie dessay has sung mozart (königing der nacht, konstanze, concert's arias), richard strauss (zerbinetta in ariadne auf naxos, sophie in rosenkavalier, aminta in die schweigsamefrau), but she made her “ debut” with the french repertoire: olympia at paris national opera and lakmé at the.
During a promotion of her new album with works by schubert, natalie dessay has spoken up about her views on the operatic world during an interview with forum opera, the soprano noted that she never felt comfortable in opera and she felt that the art form was one of the past “i often felt a bit out of place. When natalie dessay performs before the world's most discerning opera audiences, the stakes are high and the pressure is enormous however, what those fans and critics may not know, is among the tools in her most impressive tool box—her yoga practice—is where she draws strength to help deal with the difficult.
After years on the opera stage, where her stunning lyric coloratura soprano voice and her incredible ability as an actress have enchanted audiences, the soprano natalie dessay said goodbye to opera in 2013 and turned her attention to acting and song she continues to appear in recitals, particularly with the pianist philipe. Ambroise thomas, giacomo meyerbeer, jacques offenbach, emmanuel bondeville, emmanuel chabrier, darius milhaud, maurice ravel, francis poulenc, charles gounod, henri sauguet, patrick fournillier, orchestre philharmonique de monte-carlo, natalie dessay, charles burles - natalie dessay - french opera arias.