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Andrée Esposito

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: French
Year of Birth: 1934

About Andrée Esposito:

Andrée Esposito (born February 7, 1934) is a French opera singer, a lyric soprano particularly associated with the French repertory and contemporary works.

Andrée Esposito was born in Algiers, Algeria, into a family of French-Italian origin. She began her musical studies at the Music Conservatory of her native city, obtaining a first prize there. Shecompleted her studies at the Paris Music Conservatory, where she was a pupil of Louis Noguéra and Charles Panzéra. She made her professional debut at Metz, as Suzel in Camille Erlanger's Le Juif Polonais.

Esposito was then quickly invited to all the major opera houses of France,including the Paris Opéra-Comique, singing the standard French light lyric repertory: Olympia in Les contes d'Hoffmann, Philline in Mignon, Mireille, Micaela in Carmen, Leila in Les pêcheurs de perles, Lakmé. She made her debut at the Paris Opéra in 1959, as Violetta in La traviata. Other roles there included, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor, Gilda in Rigoletto, Xenia in Boris Godunov, Marguerite in Faust, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, as well as Massenet's Manon and Thais.

She was also a very active recitalist, especially of French songs by Chausson and Duparc. She participated in the creation of many contemporary works, such as Le chevalier de neige by Delerue, Andrea del Sarto by Daniel-Lesur, The Mines of Sulphur by Bennett, and The Devils of Loudun by Penderecki.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Me voila seule Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
2Ange adorable Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: French

Roles: Juliette/Roméo
3Salut tombeau sombre et silencieux Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 5.04-1

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Roméo/Juliette
4Comme autrefois dans la nuit sombre Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.02-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
5Trahir Vincent Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 2

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Mireille
6La brise est douce et parfumee Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 2

Type: duet,choirVoice: S TLanguage: French

Roles: Mireille/Vincent
7Heureux petit berger Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 4

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Mireille
8Hélas moi le hair Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 2.03

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Roméo/Juliette
9Vincenette a votre age Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 1

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Vincent/Mireille
10O nuit sous tes ailes Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 2.01

Type: recitative,choirVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Roméo/Juliette
11Le nom de cette belle enfant Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 1.08

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz Br TLanguage: French

Roles: Gertrude/Grégorio/Roméo
12Eh bien que l'avertissement Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 1.06

Type: recitativeVoice: T Br MzLanguage: French

Roles: Roméo/Mercutio/Gertrude
13Mon père Dieu vous garde Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 3.01

Type: recitativeVoice: T B SLanguage: French

Roles: Roméo/Frère Laurent/Juliette
14Ah! voici nos gens Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 3.05

Type: recitative,choirVoice: S BrLanguage: French

Roles: Stéphano/Grégorio
15Ah! jour de deuil et d'horreur Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 3.08-2

Type: septet,finaleVoice: B T B S T Br BrLanguage: French

Roles: Duke/Roméo/Count/Stéphano/Benvolio/Paris/Grégorio
16Dieu qui fis l'homme a ton image Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 3.02

Type: trioVoice: B T SLanguage: French

Roles: Frère Laurent/Roméo/Juliette
17Sommeil de Juliette Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 5.03

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Juliette
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