Aurélie Jarjaye

Soprano

Biography

Aurélie Jarjaye started music early by learning piano. She gets later her diploma at the Conservatorium of Lyon in 2009. In the meantime, she began singing as member of the young ensemble directed by Lionel Saw in the Maîtrise of Notre­-Dame of Paris. She  was admitted in 2010 at the High School of Music of Lausanne in Switzerland, in the singing class of Hiroko Kawamichi. She obtained her Master of Concert in 2015 and the Fritz Bach Award. She followed the master classes with John Fiore, Martin Katz, Heidi Brunner or David Jones.

 

She got the Price from the Colette Mosetti Foundation, from Casino Barrière of Montreux and the scholarship of Cercle Romand Richard Wagner. She is laureate of study award Migros Culture Percentage for the year 2015/­2016.

 

Aurélie Jarjaye made her opera debut in the role of Mrs. Phidias in "Phi-Phi de Christiné" for "Route Lyrique 2014" on a Swiss tour, for Opéra de Lausanne and Opéra de Vichy. And she performed the title role The Governess in "The Turn of the Screw" by Britten under the baton of Aurélien Azan Zielinski and Armand Deladoey, director. 

 

Her concert repertory includes the parts of soprano soloist in Petite Messe solennelle by Rossini, Dvorak's Requiem, Honegger's Roi David and e.g. in the  Bottesini’s Requiem - Swiss premiere at Geneva's Victoria Hall.

 

During the season 2015/2016, among others, she sang the role of Princesse in "l’Enfant et les sortilèges" by Ravel at the Opéra de Lausanne with the Orchestre National de Lorraine and the Soprano Solo II in Missa in C by Mozart with the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne under the baton of Bertrand de Billy.

 

For a second year, she won in 2016 the scholarship of the Pour-Cent Culturel Migros in Switzerland. During the year 2016-2017, Aurélie Jarjaye moved to Vienna (Austria), for a personal work and coaching with the Mezzo-Soprano Heidi Brunner, to study and specialize the main roles of Mozart’s repertoire.

 

Aurélie Jarjaye could recently be heard in Vienna at the Theater of Schönbrunn as Dircé in "Idoménée" by André Campra and in Mozart's Credo Mass (soprano solo) with the conductor Andreas Pixner. 

 

As a passionate musician, chamber music, concerts, oratorios has got a special place in Aurélie Jarjaye's musical life, and she sings often in Austria, Switzerland and France. She was also invited at the Tonhalle of Zürich with the program "The Soloist of tomorrow".

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