Ariën Artists - Camille Poul - English biography











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Camille Poul has repeatedly distinguished herself with her graceful appearances and true dramatic temperament. Trained in Paris at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, she embarked on a successful professional career. Feeling at home in various repertoires and being historically informed, she mastered in no time various roles : Susanna (Nozze di Figaro), Pamina and First Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), La Voix Humaine, Amore/Valletto and Drusilla (Incoronazione di Poppea), Belinda (Dido and AEneas), Adelanta (Serse, Cavalli), Maddalena (La Resurezzione, Handel), the title role in lʼEnfant et les Sortilèges, Carolina (Il Matrimonio segreto, Cimarosa), Amour (Orphée et Eurydice) and Yniold (Pelléas et Mélisande).

In recent times she has also explored a more lyric repertoire. She made her debut at the Paris Opera house (Palais Garnier) in the role of Doña Sept-Epées in theworld premiere of  Le soulier de Satin by M.A. Dalbavie and was invited for the role of Elle in Point dʼOrgue by Thierry Escaich (2022) and the title-role in Shirine by the same conductor.

Upcoming engagements/roles

Alphise (Les Boréades, Rameau) at the International Hokutopia in Tokyo, Drusilla at the Royal Opera House of Versailles and the Beaune Festival and Amore/Valletto directed by Ted Huffman at the Opera House of Rennes. Further on she will sing Céphise (Alceste, Lully) at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and subsequently at the Theater an der Wien and the Royal Opera House of Versailles. A theater she will also appear in the title role of Atalia (Gasparini) a production that will be revived at the Palazzo Altemps in Rome.

Since childhood, first as a member of the children choir of Seine Maritime  - which made her discover and love  opera – and eventually after having graduated from the Paris Conservatoire, Camille Poul performed under the baton of renowned conductors such as S. Deneve, K. Yamada, G. Grazioli, F. Capuano, D. Reiland, A. De Marchi, E. Haim, W. Christie, C. Rousset, H. Niquet, V. Dumestre, R. Jacobs, A. Kossenko, O. Dantone... And worked with directors as David Lescot, Jean Francois Sivadier, Stanislas Nordey, Olivier Py, Ted Huffman, Benjamin Lazar, Jean-Yves Ruf, Christophe Gayral, Shirley and Dino, to name just a few.

Camille Poul has meanwhile be invited by main Paris theaters and concert halls : Opéra de Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Opéra Comique, Philharmonie de Paris and Bouffes du Nord. Productions have taken her to several opera houses across France : Lille, Dijon, Caen, Limoges, Aix-en-Provence, Rennes, Rouen, Vichy, Metz …) but also to the Grand Théâtre in Luxembourg, both the Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Liederhalle Stuttgart, Vredenburg Utrecht, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Rainier III auditorium in Monaco and at the Philharmonie of Liège and the Concertgebouw of Bruges.  



Lʼenfant in L’enfant et les Sortilèges, First Lady in Les mystères dʼIsis (a pastiche of Die Zauberflöte, Lachnitt-Mozart), Urgande in Amadis (Lully), Paysanne, Amante and Suivante in Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse (Boismortier), 2nd Grace (LʼOrfeo, Belli) and a cd with arias by Michel De La Barre.

The more, the artist recorded for DVD release, the roles of Amore and Damigella in LʼIncoronazione di Poppea for Virgin Classics and the roles of Amour and Palès in Cadmus et Hermione by Lully for Alpha recordings.


cv-update : season 2023/2024, October 2023



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