Biography

Born in 1987, Vanessa Fouillet graduated in Musicology and obtained the First Prize of Lyric Chant at the National Conservatory of Nice.

She has appeared in the Albert Lance Lyric Company in both operetta and operatic roles (Mi in Lehár's "Le Pays du Sourire", Stephano in Gounod's "Roméo et Juliette", Clémence and La Voix Celeste in "Mireille" of Gounod, Frasquita in "Carmen" of Bizet, Olympia in "The Tales of Hoffman" of Offenbach, Sister Constance of Saint-Denis in "The Dialogues of the Carmelites" of Poulenc, ...) and performed the role of Violetta in an unprecedented adaptation by Samuel Jaudon named "Carmen / Traviata or revenge of Prima Donna".

Her career took off nationally in 2007 when she appeared in the first part of the Concert of the Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra at the Olympia in Paris and an international tour in 2009 when she was soloist at the Vienna City Hall and at Melk Abbey in Austria in partnership with the University Vocal Ensemble of Nice in a program of exclusively French authors such as Francis Poulenc and Claude Debussy.

Her place as a finalist of the 3rd International Lyrical Song Contest of Pontinvrea in Italy in 2014 opened the doors of the "Opera Classica Europa" Festival in Germany. Accompanied by the Orchestral Ensemble and Choral of the Sea Alps, she participated that year in a concert of commemoration of the liberation of the Central Fort of the Col de Tende broadcast live on television and, in 2016, she perfoms the soprano solo in the "Gloria" of Vivaldi and sings at the Abbey of Thoronet as part of the Feast of St. John.

In 2017, she is engaged in the Professional Chorus of Nice Opera for a co-production of Bizet's "Carmen" with the Anthea Theater in Antibes and for the Commemoration Concert in tribute to the victims of July 14, 2016. In addition, Vanessa was the featured soprano in Mozart's "Requiem" and was soloist in the Concert of 50 years of the Azureen Symphony Orchestra and at a concert of Bel Canto organized for the Consul of Italy as part of the "ceremony of the righteous".

In November 2017, she collaborated with baritone Ludovic Tézier as part of an exceptional concert on the stage of the National Opera of Lorraine, accompanied by the Orchestra Symphonic and Lyric of Nancy, directed by Maestro Rani Calderon.

Most recently, she performed with Opus Opéra for two Aper'Opéras in Carros and Broc and with the Nancy Opéra Passion for the 3rd edition of the "Un pas vers l'Opéra" Festival.

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