Mezzo-Soprano

Virginie Verrez

© Dario Acosta

Introduction

French mezzo-soprano Virginie Verrez is a graduate of New York’s Juilliard School.  She is the winner of the 2016 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition and a winner of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  She was a member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program 2015-2017.

Highlights in her 2016/17 season include Stéphano Roméo et Juliette and Enrichetta I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera and Mercédès Carmen at the Festival d’Aix-en Provence.  Her concert engagements include Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette and Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding, Erika in Barber’s Vanessa with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and David Zinman and Duruflé’s Requiem with the Netherlands Radio Choir and Ed Spanjaard.

Future seasons see her make major débuts with the Opéra de Paris, the Vienna State Opera, the Dallas Opera, the Opéra de Lille and the Glyndebourne Festival.


Performance Schedule

  • 19:30 20 Jul 2017 Aix-en-Provence Festival, AIX-EN-PROVENCE More info  

    BIZET ‘Carmen’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado
    Director and Designer: Dmitri Tcherniakov

    Carmen: Stéphanie d’Oustrac
    Don José: Michael Fabiano
    Micaëla: Elsa Dreisig
    Escamillo: Michael Todd Simpson
    Frasquita: Gabrielle Philiponet
    Mercédès: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Zuniga: Christian Helmer
    Moralès: Pierre Doyen
    Le Dancaïre: Guillaume Andrieux
    Le Remendado: Mathias Vidal

    Orchestre de Paris

  • 20:00 22 Jul 2017 Grand Theatre de Provence, AIX-EN-PROVENCE More info  

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 21:00 25 Jul 2017 TBA, Puget-Théniers More info  

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 21:00 26 Jul 2017 Theatre de Verdure, Ramatuelle More info  

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 18:00 30 Sep 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 03 Oct 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 05 Oct 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 16:00 08 Oct 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 10 Oct 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 12 Oct 2017 Opera de Lille, LILLE More info  

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 13 Oct 2017 Theatre des Champs Elysees, PARIS More info  

    MOZART Opera Arias

    A concert for the benefit of Gustave Roussy Institute and Cancer Research

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM

    Soprano: Laura Claycomb
    Soprano: Marie-Adeline Henry,
    Soprano: Magali Léger
    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Tenor: Carlo Allemano
    Tenor: Kresimir Spicer
    Baritone: Jean-Sébastien Bou
    Bass-baritone: Philippe Sly
    Bass: Nahuel di Pierro

    Le Concert d’Astrée

Performance Schedule

  • 19:30 20 Jul 2017
    Aix-en-Provence Festival, AIX-EN-PROVENCE

    BIZET ‘Carmen’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado
    Director and Designer: Dmitri Tcherniakov

    Carmen: Stéphanie d’Oustrac
    Don José: Michael Fabiano
    Micaëla: Elsa Dreisig
    Escamillo: Michael Todd Simpson
    Frasquita: Gabrielle Philiponet
    Mercédès: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Zuniga: Christian Helmer
    Moralès: Pierre Doyen
    Le Dancaïre: Guillaume Andrieux
    Le Remendado: Mathias Vidal

    Orchestre de Paris

  • 20:00 22 Jul 2017
    Grand Theatre de Provence, AIX-EN-PROVENCE

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 21:00 25 Jul 2017
    TBA, Puget-Théniers

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 21:00 26 Jul 2017
    Theatre de Verdure, Ramatuelle

    RIMSKY- KORSAKOV ‘Shéhérazade’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’

    Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

  • 18:00 30 Sep 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 03 Oct 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 05 Oct 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 16:00 08 Oct 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 10 Oct 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 12 Oct 2017
    Opera de Lille, LILLE

    MOZART: Cosi fan tutte

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM
    Director: Christophe Honoré

    Fiordiligi: Ruzan Mantashyan
    Dorabella: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Despina: Laura Tatulescu
    Ferrando: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani
    Guglielmo: Alessio Arduini
    Don Alfonso: Nicolas Rivenq

    Le Concert d’Astrée

  • 20:00 13 Oct 2017
    Theatre des Champs Elysees, PARIS

    MOZART Opera Arias

    A concert for the benefit of Gustave Roussy Institute and Cancer Research

    Conductor: EMMANUELLE HAIM

    Soprano: Laura Claycomb
    Soprano: Marie-Adeline Henry,
    Soprano: Magali Léger
    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ
    Tenor: Carlo Allemano
    Tenor: Kresimir Spicer
    Baritone: Jean-Sébastien Bou
    Bass-baritone: Philippe Sly
    Bass: Nahuel di Pierro

    Le Concert d’Astrée

Discography

 
  • DURUFLE 'Requiem' More info  

    Release Date: 01 Mar 17

    Mezzo-soprano: Virginie Verrez
    Baritone: Benjamin Appl
    Cello: Michael Müller
    Organ: Jan Hage

    Groot Omroepkoor/Ed Spanjaard