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Stéphen Collardelle (Tenor)

Born: 1984 - France

The French tenor, Stéphen Collardelle, stiudied for Master in Musicology at the Faculty of Saint Etienne, along with piano, analysis and musical training at the Conservatoire de Saint-Étienne, then he studied singing. He enrolled at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles under the direction of Olivier Schneebeli where he attended the master-classes of Christine Schweitzer, Leandro Lopez Garcia, Alain Buet, Maarten Koningsberger and Stephan Van Dyck.

This structure allowed Stéphen Collardelle to take part in various opera productions such as Andromaque by Grétry and the Le Carnaval de Venise by Campra under the direction of Hervé Niquet with the orchestra of Le Concert Spirituel (recording for Glossa), or others sacred productions such as the Requiem and the motet In convertendo by Campra (recording for K617). He received his prize in 2011 and is regularly recalled by the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, such as in September 2011 to participate in a program of Grands Motets by Lalande, Minoret and Desmarets, with the orchestra of the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, also under the direction of Olivier Schneebeli.

Between July 2011 and December 2012, Stéphen Collardelle participated in the comedy-ballet Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Lully, with the ensemble La Rêveuse (Director: Benjamin Perrot) and the actor François Morel, directed by Catherine Hiegel, a show played more than 150 times throughout France.

Stéphen Collardelle works with the Chœur de Chambre Accentus (Director: Laurence Equilbey), Aedes (Director: Matthieu Romano), Les Arts Florissants (Director: William Christie), Choeur de Chambre de Namur (Director: Leonardo García-Alarcón), Les Cris de Paris (Director: Geoffroy Jourdain) and Ensemble Pygmalion (Director: Raphaël Pichon).

In 2013, Stéphen Collardelle recorded with Ensemble Correspondances (Director: Sebastien Daucé) CD of Motets pour les Guises by Charpentier, a record that appeared on Harmonia Mundi and received numerous awards at its release (Choc de l’année Classica, Diapason d’or, ffff Telerama…). In 2014, a second album was released, based on a collaboration with Ensemble Correspondances and Matiens and Meslanges pour la Chapelle d’un Prince, containing works by composer Etienne Moulinié (released at the end of August 2014 by Harmonia Mundi).

Source: Ensemble Correspondances Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (February 2017)
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Aryeh Oron (February 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




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Video (2014): BWV 245

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Stéphen Collardelle (Ensemble Correspondances) [French]
Stéphen Collardelle (Le Concert Étranger) [French]

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