Mezzo-Soprano

Virginie Verrez

With a voice described as “silvery [and] dark-hued” and ” attractive throughout her range” by the New York Times, French Mezzo-Soprano Virginie Verrez is a rising star on the opera stage.

The 2017/18 season sees Virginie make debuts with the Opéra de Lille, the Dallas Opera, the Opéra national de Paris and the Glyndebourne Festival.

© 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 2017/18 season include Dorabella Così fan tutte for the Opéra de Lille, Zerlina Don Giovanni for the Dallas Opera, Flora La traviata for the Opéra national de Paris and Erika in Barber’s Vanessa for the Glyndebourne Festival.  Her concert appearances include Mozart Galas with Le Concert d’Astrée and Emmanuelle Haïm, Ravel’s Shéhérazade with the Minnesota Orchestra and Rafael Payare and Haydn’s Nelson Mass with Orchestre national de Lyon and Omer Meir Wellber.


Performance Schedule

  • 20:00 10 Jan 2018 Couvent des Jacobins Rennes, RENNES More info  

    BEETHOVEN ARR. LISZT Symphony No. 9
    RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
    Mezzo-soprano: Virginie Verrez
    Baritone: Duncan Rock

  • 20:00 11 Jan 2018 Couvent des Jacobins Rennes, RENNES More info  

    BEETHOVEN ARR. LISZT Symphony No. 9
    RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
    Mezzo-soprano: Virginie Verrez
    Baritone: Duncan Rock

  • 19:30 02 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Marina Rebeka
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Charles Castronovo
    Giorgio Germont: Vitaliy Bilyy
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 19:30 05 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Marina Rebeka
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Charles Castronovo
    Giorgio Germont: Vitaliy Bilyy
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 19:30 08 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Marina Rebeka
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Charles Castronovo
    Giorgio Germont: Vitaliy Bilyy
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 14:30 11 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Marina Rebeka
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Charles Castronovo
    Giorgio Germont: Vitaliy Bilyy
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 19:30 17 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Marina Rebeka
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Charles Castronovo
    Giorgio Germont: Vitaliy Bilyy
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 19:30 21 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Anna Netrebko
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Rame Lahaj
    Giorgio Germont: Plácido Domingo
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Palloni

  • 14:30 25 Feb 2018 Opera Bastille, PARIS More info  

    GIUSEPPE VERDI La Traviata

    Conductor: Dan Ettinger
    Director: Benoît Jacquot
    Violetta Valéry: Anna Netrebko
    Flora Bervoix: Virginie Verrez
    Annina: Isabelle Druet
    Alfredo Germont: Rame Lahaj
    Giorgio Germont: Plácido Domingo
    Gastone: Julien Dran
    Il Barone Douphol: Philippe Rouillon
    Il Marchese D’obigny: Tiago Matos
    Dottore Grenvil: Tomislav Lavoie
    Giuseppe: John Bernard
    Domestico: Christian Rodrigue Moungoungou
    Commissionario: Pierpaolo Pallon

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