Marine Chagnon

Marine Chagnon, a 24-year-old singer, already has many public appearances behind her. Trained at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris; In June 2013, she graduated from a singing prize unanimously. Currently, she specializes in early music with Isabelle Poulenard and Stéphane Fuget; and continues his lyric training at the C.R.R Boulogne-Billancourt with Esthel Durand. In parallel, Marine improves with Elène Golgevit, and follows masters classes such as Christine Schweitzer, Erika Guiomar, Dalton Baldwin, Lorraine Nubar, Roman Trekel, Mireille Delunsch.

This young mezzo-soprano sings the Chinese Cup and the Cat in « L’Enfant et les sortilèges » in a tour in Asia and Costa Rica (including the San José National Opera) and at the Théâtre du Châtelet as part of the “Early Concerts” “. She participates as a soloist in a stage adaptation of G. Verdi’s “Requiem” in various Parisian theaters, then at the Amphitheater of the Paris Opera. She became the First Daughter of the Rhine with Bo Skhovus in Jarell’s world premiere “Siegfried Nocturne” at the Comédie de Genève (Switzerland) and as part of a charity concert, she was a soloist in the “Gloria” of A. Vivaldi with the counter-tenor Philippe Jarrousky and embodies a few months later the role of Dido in “Dido & Eneas” by H. Purcell (dir: R. Dumas) at the Temple of Pentemont. After being invited by the Musical Academy of Villecroze to participate in the master class of Jean-Philippe Lafont, Marine is selected by the Academy of Royaumont to participate in a master-class given by Mireille Delunsch and Emmanuel Olivier. Subsequently, she is Barberina in WAMozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” (directed by Julian Smith, C. Agnello) at the Oradea Opera in Romania, then participates in the interpretation workshop of ” The Viaggio a Reims by G. Rossini (directed by C. de Aragon, S. Grögler) for the role of Maddalena and Delia at the Abbey of Royaumont. She was invited to a festival in Sicily to sing Lola in Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana”, a role she will play a few months later in Paris accompanied by the Ut Cinquième orchestra under the baton of Romain Dumas. In 2016, Marine works with the ensemble La Fenice (Jean Tubery) on a repertoire of Italian music of the XVIIth century, interprets the Fortuna in “Il Ritorno of Ulysse in Patria” by C. Monteverdi under the direction of Stéphane Fuget, then changes costume to become Nancy in “Albert Herring” by B. Britten, directed by Javier Gonzales Novales and directed by Yves Coudray. She is laureate of the academy of Frivolités Parisiennes for the year 2016/2017.

Marine made her debut at the Opéra de Dijon in September 2017 as Euridice of C. Monteverdi’s “Orfeo”, with the ensemble Les Traversées Baroques and in a staging by Yves Lenoir. His future projects will be Mozartian with Cherubino of the “Nozze di Figaro” in the next staging of Mireille Delunsch, and Annio of the “Clemenza di Tito”, production that will take its place in the 2016/2017 season of the Dijon Opera .

For summer 2017, she will be Celso in Cesti’s “Il Tito”, directed by Stéphane Fuget, and Gorget in Offenbach’s “Three Kisses of the Devil” staged by Yves Coudray at the Etretat festival.

She joined the National Conservatory of Paris at the beginning of this school year.

Bénédicte Pereira

Bénédicte Pereira is from Lyon where she studied at the National Conservatory of Region: gold medal in violin, musical training and instrumental reading. Holder of a Master of Musicology and graduate of the National School of Librarians, she held the position of librarian at the National Conservatory of Music of Lyon, then teaches music at private high school Bellevue. She began choral conducting in Lyon, then continued her studies in Marseille (CNR) with Roland Hayrabédian where she obtained a first prize (DEM) in 2002. She obtained the State Diploma of choir conducting in 2003. In 2002, she founds the female vocal ensemble Hymnis. That same year, she also directs the Masters of Bouches-du-Rhône, then intervenes as a vocal trainer in this structure. From 2004 to 2010, she directed the Mediterranean Vocal Ensemble (choir of the Théâtre de l’Odéon in Marseille).

Bénédicte Pereira works singing in Jacqueline Nicolas’s class at CNR Lyon (1992-94), then with Isabelle Germain (CNSM Lyon) and Philippe Cantor (Soliste des Arts Florissants). She sings in various ensembles such as the choirs of the Orchester de Lyon (B. Têtu) and the Concert Hostel-Dieu (F.-E. Comte). From 1998 to 2002, she was a member of the “Calliope” Women’s Choir conducted by Régine Théodoresco (1st prize at the 1998 Tours International Competition). Since 2000, she has been ‘Young Professional Singer’ in the Contemporary Choir directed by R. Hayrabédian. Since 2004, she regularly participates in the productions of the Opera de Marseille and has been working since 2010 with the Ensemble Musicatreize. In 2010, she participated with Solistes de Lyon / Bernard Têtu in the shooting of the film “Noces” (Stravinsky) directed by Philippe Béziat. She is a member of the choir of the Aix-en-Provence Festival (participation in the production of “Cosi fan tutte” in Aix and at the Grand Théâtre du Luxembourg under the direction of Andreas Spearing). In 2011, she joined the Belgian choir Canto LX (Fauré Requiem given to the Luxembourg Philharmonic under the direction of Emmanuel Krivine). She participated in the choreographies of Orange in July 2014 for the production of Otello de Verdi under the direction of Myung Wun Chung. She has performed as a soloist with ensembles such as the Graffiti Baroque ensemble or the Da Camera ensemble in the field of Baroque music, and with the European choir of Vaison-la-Romaine and the Avignon orchestra. In 2006, she collaborated with the ensemble “Da Pacem” for a series of concerts as part of the “Music and Memory” festival.

She is currently working with Raphaëlle Kennedy and Sandrine Piau.

Manon Sévignac

Manon Sévignac was born in a family of artists, raised by a father musician and a mother singer. For ten years, she studied piano at the Pierre Barbizet National Conservatory in Marseilles, then decided to put music aside to devote herself to studying languages.

However, the music is never far away, and she eventually catches up with it. Her father and she formed a guitar-voice duet, which occurs on the roads of France and Switzerland. They work in collaboration with the Accor and Concorde hotel chains, where they play regularly. They performed in December 2013 in the Swiss Telethon, where they share the stage with artists such as Michael Jones, Florent Mothe, Louisy Joseph, …

Manon’s musical influences range from pop to soul, rock and jazz. Her classical experience being a force for reading music, she adapts to all situations and all formations.