Ariën Artists - Ramya ROY - Biography











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Doubly educated

In parallel to her studies in Economics at the University of New Delhi, the Indian mezzo-soprano Ramya Roy began training in Western classical singing under the tutelage of soprano Situ Buehler, before entering Valérie Millot's class at the Conservatoire W. A. Mozart in 2014 in Paris, and in 2016 at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris. Graduating in 2017 unanimously and with the congratulations of the jury, she joined the class of Mireille Delunsch at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon, from where she graduated in 2019.

Straight from the Conservatoire to the Paris Opera

From 2019 to 2021, Ramya Roy was a member of the Académie de l’Opéra National de Paris. She made her debut on the stage of Opéra Garnier in the roles of the Cat and the Squirrel in L'enfant et les Sortilèges by Ravel in 2020 and in the role of the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell at the Grange au Lac at Evian with the Cappella Mediterranea ensemble under the baton of Leonardo Garcia Alarćon. Her desiring to excel made her following Master Classes with leading singers and other musical figures such as Karine Deshayes, Ludovic Tézier, Sondra Radvanovsky, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Hedwig Fassbender and Enrique Mazzola. She won the Special Jury Prize at the International Singing Competition of Marseille in 2018.

Exploring the repertoire

She is offered to sing Madame de la Haltière in Cendrillon by Massenet, Giustina in Il Flaminio by Pergolesi, Dido in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell, the Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte by Mozart, Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette by Gounod and performed the title role of Carmen under the supervision of Béatrice Uria-Monzon at the Festival des Nuits Musicales en Armagnac in 2019.

Amongst her more recent roles : the title role of Lucretia in Benjamin Brittens The Rape of Lucretia at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, the Second Lady in Mozart s Die Zauberflöte at the Opéra National de Lorraine. Next to mezzo part in the vocal quartet in A Quiet Place by Leonard Bernstein at the Opéra Garnier she also appeared as one of the Blumenmädchen in Parsifal at Opéra Bastille and at the Grand Théâtre de Genève in 2023. During the curent season she reprised the double roles of the Cat and the Squirrel in revivals of L’Enfant et les Sortilèges both at the Opéra Grand Avignon and as at the Grand Theatre-Opéra de Tours.

She will be seen next in the role of Sister Mathilde in Les Dialogues des Carmélites at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in (December 2024).

The artist in concert

The artist has distinguished herself in the contralto parts of the Requiems by Saint-Saëns and Jommelli, La Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini, the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, the Eighth Symphony and the Kindertotenlieder by Mahler, the Rhapsody for contralto by Brahms and Beethoven's Mass in C major.

Precious cooperations

Throughout her career path, Ramya Roy to establish precious cooperations with renowned conductors, such as Kent Nagano, Simone Young, Jonathan Nott, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Vello Pähn, Mikko Franck, Marco Balderi, Patrick Lange, Bas Wiegers, Robert Touhy, Claire Levacher and Françoise Lasserre. As well as with the composesr Guillaume Connaisson.


CV-Update : April 2024. Please contact the agency to get the most recent biographical details of the artist


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