François Le Roux

Baritone. Born 30 October 1955
François Le Roux
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1955-10-30
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François Le Roux

François Le Roux Biography (Wikipedia)

François Le Roux (born 30 October 1955) is a French baritone. Le Roux began vocal studies at 19 with François Loup, winning prizes in Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro. He was a member of the Lyon Opera Company from 1980 to 1985, before appearing in many international houses, making his Paris Opéra debut in 1988 as Valentin in Gounod's Faust. He is most renowned for his portrayal of Pelléas in Debussy's opera, first singing the role in 1985 and being hailed by critics as "the greatest Pelléas of his generation". Since 1998 he has also sung Golaud in the same opera to similar acclaim. It was as Golaud he sang in the centenary performance at the Opéra-Comique, and also in the Russian national premiere. He voiced Gaston, the villainous hunter in the European French dub of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast (1991 film).

As well as a vast operatic repertory, he has released many recitals of French song, which have earned him the distinction as Gérard Souzay's natural successor. He is considered as "the great ambassador of French melody"». His book, Le chant intime, on the interpretation of French song, won the 2004 René Dumesnil Award by the French National Académie des Beaux Arts.

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François Le Roux Tracks

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Albert Roussel
Evocations - symphonic poem Op.15
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Evocations - symphonic poem Op.15
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Veni, Sancte Spiritus, K47
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Veni, Sancte Spiritus, K47
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Tournoiement (Melodies Persanes, Op 26)
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Tournoiement (Melodies Persanes, Op 26)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Suzette et Suzon
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Suzette et Suzon
Camille Saint‐Saëns
La coccinelle
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La coccinelle
Camille Saint‐Saëns
La cigale et la fourmi
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La cigale et la fourmi
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Guitares et mandolines
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Guitares et mandolines
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Magic Flute (Pa... pa... pa...)
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The Magic Flute (Pa... pa... pa...)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soave Sia'il Vento
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Soave Sia'il Vento
Claude Debussy
Pelleas et Melisande Act 3 - “Prenez garde; par ici”
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Pelleas et Melisande Act 3 - “Prenez garde; par ici”
Claude Debussy
Pelleas et Melisande - Act 4 “Quel est ce bruit?”
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Pelleas et Melisande - Act 4 “Quel est ce bruit?”
Maurice Ravel
L' Enfant et les sortileges - fantasie lyrique in 1 act, garden scene: cats
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L' Enfant et les sortileges - fantasie lyrique in 1 act, garden scene: cats
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Melodies Persanes
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Melodies Persanes
Albert Roussel
Evocations (Roussel and Saint-Saëns)
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Evocations (Roussel and Saint-Saëns)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Melodies Persanes Op.26: No.5 Au cimetière
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Melodies Persanes Op.26: No.5 Au cimetière
Maurice Ravel
2 Epigrammes De Clement Marot
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2 Epigrammes De Clement Marot
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

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Choir
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine
Toulouse Capitole Choir
Orchestra
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise
Déodat de Séverac
À l'aube dans la montagne
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À l'aube dans la montagne
Claude Debussy
Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 3: excerpt)
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Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 3: excerpt)
François Le Roux
Le Retour a la Montagne
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Le Retour a la Montagne

Le Retour a la Montagne

Singer
Joshua Ellicott
Performer
Eric Lesage
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise for double chorus and orchestra (after Rouget)
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La Marseillaise for double chorus and orchestra (after Rouget)

La Marseillaise for double chorus and orchestra (after Rouget)

Singer
Marcel Vanaud
François Le Roux
Françoise Pollet
Tibere Raffalli
Olivier Picard
Orchestra
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Choir
Toulouse Capitole Choir
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Ghylaine Raphanel, Gerard Garino, French National Orchestra, Georges Bizet, François Le Roux, Jean Rigby, Jessye Norman & 小澤征爾
Nous avons un tête une affaire (Carmen)
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Nous avons un tête une affaire (Carmen)

Nous avons un tête une affaire (Carmen)

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Ghylaine Raphanel, Gerard Garino, French National Orchestra, Georges Bizet, François Le Roux, Jean Rigby, Jessye Norman & 小澤征爾
Graham Johnson, Camille Saint-Saëns, François Le Roux & Krysia Osostowicz
Violons Dans Le Soir
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Violons Dans Le Soir

Violons Dans Le Soir

Performer
Graham Johnson, Camille Saint-Saëns, François Le Roux & Krysia Osostowicz
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Past BBC Events

Roussel and Saint-Saëns
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Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2017-04-07T13:57:20
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2017
Roussel and Saint-Saëns

Roussel and Saint-Saëns

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Proms 1995: Prom 68
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Royal Albert Hall
1995-09-14T13:57:20
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Sep
1995

Proms 1995: Prom 68

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 20
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-08-07T13:57:20
7
Aug
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 20

Royal Albert Hall

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