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Dorothée Thivet (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: France

The French mezzo-soprano, Dotothée Thivet, recived a complete artistic training (ballet, musical, violin, piano, choir, orchestra, chamber music). She then continued her vocal art studies at the Conservatoire du 12ème arrondissement de Paris. For 6 years the Atelier Lyrique of the Conservatoire offered her first stage experiences. But it was especially with Janine Fourrier that she perfected her voice. In parallel, she followed the training of Maîtrise Notre-Dame de Paris directred by Nicole Corti and Lionel Sow. Finally, she joined the singing class of Malcolm Walker at the CNSM de Paris where she obtained the Diplôme National Supérieur Professionnel de Musicien (Higher National Diploma Professional Musician).

On stage, Dotothée Thivet has performed the roles of Cherubino in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Mercedes in Georges Bizet's Carmen, Siébel in Charles Gounod's Faust, La Baronne de Gondremarck in J. Offenbach's La Vie Parisienne, Deuxième Dame in Messenger's L'Amour masqué, Oreste in Offenbach's La Belle Hélène, Third Lady and Third Child in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Madame Balandard in . Offenbach's in Monsieur Choufleuri.

Dotothée Thivet is a member of the company Frivolités Parisiennes and has sung in several productions: L'Ambassadrice by Auber, Le Petit Faust by Hervé et Yes ! by Maurice Yvain. She [articipated this year in Molière's comedies-ballets staged by Alexander Stajic with speaking, sung and danced roles: Angélique in Le Malade imaginaire and Hyacinthe in Les Fourberies de Scapin.

Dotothée Thivet also offers he different shows: "Mezzo contre-ténor" sacred Baroque music recital in duo with counter-tenor Frédéric Schwab and organist Anaïs-Gaëll Lozac'h; "Corrida Lyrique " lyric-comic show of the trio "Mezzo contre-ténor" the rivalry of two singers; "Les Sorcifées" children's opera on the theme of witches and fairies to introduce them to the opera with Elsa Tirel and Delphine Armand; "Les Triplettes de l'opérette": 3 female voices and a pianist/accordionist offer repertoire of French operetta, American musicals and French songs on the theme of Paris (arrangements and creations) with Clémentine Decouture, Marion L'Héritier and Nicolas Royez; "LOVE": love duets excerpts from operettas and musicals with thr tenor Emilien Marion.

At the oratorio field, Dotothée Thivet has been heard in various J.S. Bach's cantatas (conductor: Y. Molénat, Michel Laplénie. Patrick Cohën-Akenine, C. Simonpiétri), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (conductor: François Lazarevitch)), Antonio Vivaldi's Nisi Dominus. George Frideric Handel's Messiah (conductor: Nicolas Krauze), A. Vivaldi's Gloria (conductor: Christophe Junivart) and most recently in Magnificat by A. Vivaldi and J.S. Bach (conductor: G. Harnois).

Dotothée Thivet also enjoys singing in choir since childhood and is part of several vocal ensembles Les Cris de Paris (Director: Geoffroy Jourdain) and Les Siècles (Director: François-Xavier Roth) She is also a member of Apostroph' Ensemle Vocal.

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Source: Dotothée Thivet Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (September 2016)
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Aryeh Oron (September 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Louise Audubert


With: Ensemble Les Muses Galantes:
La Cantate des Muses:
BWV 147 [2013]

Links to other Sites

Dorothée Thivet - Mezzo0soprano Official Websit [French]
Dorothée Thivet on Facebook


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