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Patrick Bolleire

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A music lover since his early days, and trained as a pianist, it is not until the age of 27 that the Belgian singer Patrick Bolleire, who was an engineer at that time, met his singing teacher Lubov Tomasson-Stuchevskaya. He quickly decides to dedicate himself to a soloist singer career and adds theatrical training to his vocal education. Before joining the Opéra-Studio at the Opéra national du Rhin,Patrick Bolleire was awarded the Second Opera prize at the International Canari Lyrical Song Competition whose chairman was Gabriel Bacquier and then the Second Opera Prize at the Concours International de Marmande.

After his debut on the Opéra du Rhin stage, he is hired by numerous European theatres: Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Vlaamse Opera, Opéra Royal de Wallonie, La Monnaie in Brussels… In France, besides his engagement for Salomeat the Salle Pleyel in Paris, he is a regular guest ofoperas in Avignon, Montpellier, Marseille, Nancy, Toulon, Toulouse, Bordeaux,and of orchestras in Strasbourg, Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon as well as the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

From November 2010 to October 2011, he appears as Sarastroin Une flûte enchantée(Molière Award 2011 as best Musical Theater show), stage direction by Peter Brook on tour in Europe and all over the world. He appears notably in Lyon, Luxembourg, Milan, London, Porto, Bilbao, Madrid, Barcelona, New York, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Mexico City…

During the last seasons, he was Melchtal(Guillaume Tell), Lorenzo(I Capuleti e I Montecchi),Le vieil hébreux(Samson et Dalila), Brander(La Damnation de Faust), Calchas(Iphigénie en Aulide), Il Commendatore(Don Giovanni) or Bartolo(Le Nozze di Figaro). Besides Flûte enchantée, he is part of productions such as Il Viaggio a Reimson tour in France,Hamletat Marseille, Cendrillonin Brussels, Les HuguenotsandDer ferne Klangby Franz Schreker in Strasbourg.

He sings under the batons of conductors such as Marc Albrecht, Alain Altinoglu, Daniele Callegari, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Mikko Franck, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Louis Langrée, Marko Letonja, Kenneth Montgomery, Paolo Olmi, Evelino Pidò, Daniele Rustioni, Alberto Zedda and in productions directed by Vincent Boussard, Stéphane Braunschweig, Peter Brook, Robert Carsen, Jean-Louis Grinda, Klaus Michael Grüber, Christophe Honoré, Ivo van Hove, Laurent Pelly, Denis Podalydès, Olivier Py or Jean-Paul Scarpitta.

Recently, he sangGuillaume Tellin Amsterdam, Monte-Carlo and Paris, Pelléas et Mélisande in Brussels, Fidelio(Rocco) in Rouen, From the House of the Dead in Strasbourg,Roméo et Julietteand Faust(Mephistofeles) in Tallin, Anna Bolenain Bordeaux and Avignon, Le Comte Ory(Le Gouverneur) at the Opéra Comique and in Versailles, Manon and Lucia di Lamermoor (Raimondo)in Lausanne, Semiramidein Lyon, Paris and Marseille, Don Carlos, Macbethand Zelmira in Lyon, Simon Boccanegraand Hamlet in Avignon,Falstaffin Marseille and Monte-Carlo, Don Carloin Bordeaux, Strasbourg and Marseille, Don Giovanni (IlCommendatore)in Rouen and Versailles, Der fliegende Holländer(Daland) in Lille, Samson et Dalilain Metz and in Massy, Les Huguenotsat the Paris National Opera…

In concert, he sang Lalo’s La Jacquerieat the Festival de Radio France, Haydn’s Die Jahreszeitenwith the Orchestre Philharmonique de Mulhouse, Verdi Messa daRequiemwith the Orchestre national de Lorraine, L’Enfance du Christin Aarhus, Malmö and Warsaw, Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliettewith the Orchestre national du Capitole in Toulouse, Olympieby Spontini at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Amsterdam, L’Enfant et les Sortilègeswith the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Ermione in Lyon and at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Tancredi in Marseille…

Among his projects, let us mention Robert le Diableat the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Don Carlosat the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Don Giovanniin Strasbourg, Rigolettoin Massy,Guillaume Tell in Lyon, Toscain Lille and Marseille, The Love for three orangesin Nancy as well as La Carmélite in concert version with the Toulouse Capitole Orchestra and Psychéin concert version at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées…

February 2019


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Lalo, Coquard – La Jacquerie

V. Gens, N. Gubisch, C. Castronovo, B. Pinkhasovich, J. Bou, P. Bolleire (Le Sénéchal), E. de Hys, M. Tranchant, B. Clair, Chœur de Radio France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France / Patrick Davin
Ediciones Singulares / 2016

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Massenet – Thérèse

J. Massenet, A. Altinoglu, N. Gubisch, C. Castronovo, F. Lis, Y. Saelens, G. Ferret, P. Bolleire, E. Dupuis
Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Montpellier / Alain Altinoglu
Outhere sa / 2013