After being an outstanding solo singer in his early boyhood among the Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois, Loïc Félix decided to become an opera singer and joined the CNSM of Paris where he followed the classes of Christiane Eda-Pierre and Christiane Patard. He also attended the prestigious Master Classes of Michel Sénéchal, Régine Crespin and Renata Scotto.
As soon as he left the Conservatory, with his rich voice and his theatrical talents, he was invited by a large number of European theatres, becoming renowned in a varied repertoire. From Mozart with Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Pedrillo),Die Zauberflöte (Monostatos), Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio), to Britten with The Little Sweep and Albert Herring (title role) and also the creation of Nègre des Lumières by Chevalier de Saint-George. He also sang in Benvenuto Cellini, Carmen, Orphée aux Enfers, Roméo et Juliette, Falstaff, Salomé, Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Doktor Faust and Turandot by Busoni.
Tenor with a liking for comedy, he feels particularly at ease in the operetta repertoire. He has also performed in La Vie parisienne, Les Brigands, La grande Duchesse de Geroldstein, La Périchole, Monsieur Choufleuri, La Veuve Joyeuse, Die Fledermaus…
He consistently appears at Théâtre du Châtelet and Opéra Comique in Paris, Capitole in Toulouse, Opéra National du Rhin, Opéras in Lyons, Avignon, Montpellier, Marseilles, Monte-Carlo, Nice, Bordeaux, Lille, Nancy… In Europe he has been acclaimed in Vienna, Valencia, Liège, Geneva, Edimburgh, Baden Baden, Warsaw, Luxembourg, Ancona and Cagliari. He has also been invited to a number of festivals such as Glyndebourne (Carmen) and Aix-en-Provence (Die Zauberflöte) or Wiener Festwochen.
He has sung under the baton of Ludovic Morlot, Marc Minkowski, Paolo Arrivabeni, François-Xavier Roth, David Parry, Philippe Auguin, William Christie, Kazushi Ono… He works with such stage directors as David Mc Vicar, Macha Makeïeff, Jean-François Sivadier, Jean-Louis Grinda, Jean-Paul Scarpitta, Christophe Honoré…
With the London record company Opera Rara , he has recorded Vert-Vert by Offenbach as well as Ermione by Rossini and Maria di Rohan by Donizetti.
He has recently sung Giglio in Les Aventures du Roi Pausole at Grand Théâtre de Genève, La Favorite and Samson et Dalila at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, L’Amour des trois oranges at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Die Zauberflöte in Nice and Marseille, Valencia and at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Lakmé in Montpellier and Avignon, Les Noces de Figaro (Basilio) in Montpellier, Eugene Onegin in Montpellier, Limoges and Tours, Hippolyte et Aricie and Carmen at Glyndebourne, Dialogues des Carmélites in Lyon and in Bologna, Orphée aux Enfers in Marseille and the Folies d’O Festival, Barbe-bleue in Nantes, Angers, Rennes and Le Mans, Tosca, La Favorite in Marseille, Fantasio at the Opéra Comique,, Barkouf and Werther in Strasbourg, Turandot in Montpellier and Marseille, Roméo et Juliette by Berlioz in Toulouse and in Stuttgart, Carmen in Venice, Lakmé in Marseille, Les Contes d’Hoffmann in La Monnaie, Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne and A quiet place in Paris National Oper, Rigoletto in Montpellier, Norma in Brussels and Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Marseille, Die Entführung aus dem Serail in concert version with Orchestre de Chambre de Paris at the Philarmonie de Paris, L’Heure espagnole on tour with Les Siècles, Maitre Peronilla with the Orchestre National de France…
Among his plans, let us point out Falstaff in Lille, Caen and Luxemburg, Les Mamelles de Tirésias in Glyndebourne, Carmen at the Opéra National de Paris and at the Glyndebourne Festival, Turandot by Busoni in Nancy and Pénélope in Munich. In concert, he will perform on tour with the Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France and in La Princesse de Trébizonde with London Philharmonic Orchestra.
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