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.

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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.


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Performance Schedule

  • 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

  • 11:05 16 Nov 2017 Minneapolis Orchestral Hall, MINNEAPOLIS More info  

    DUKAS ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

    Conductor: RAFAEL PAYARE

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Minnesota Orchestra

  • 20:05 17 Nov 2017 Minneapolis Orchestral Hall, MINNEAPOLIS More info  

    DUKAS ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’
    RAVEL ‘Shéhérazade’
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

    Conductor: RAFAEL PAYARE

    Mezzo-soprano: VIRGINIE VERREZ

    Minnesota Orchestra

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