ADAMI’s Révélation Artiste Lyrique in 2014, Anas Séguin graduated with honours in opera singing under Sophie Hervé, then went on to study at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris under Malcolm Walker, and finally at the Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel with José van Dam. He is an award winner at several national and international competitions, notably in the Toulouse International Singing Competition in 2016 and the Voix Nouvelles competition in 2018.
In concert, Séguin’s repertoire includes Brahms’ Requiem, Donizetti’s Missa di Gloria, Fauré’s Requiem and Schubert’s Die Schöne Müllerin. In March 2016 he was invited by Raymond Duffaut to the Opéra Grand Avignon for the Jeune Tremplin concert, under the direction of Nadine Duffaut. He was also invited to be Gaëlle Le Gallic’s guest in the Génération Jeunes Interprètes radio programme on France Musique.
On stage, from 2014-15, Anas took on the roles on Papageno in Die Zauberflöte in Marmande and later at the Pin Galant in Mérignac, the title role in Aleko at the Opéra de Clermont-Ferrand and Joli-Coeur in Le Philtre at Marseille Opera, where he returned in 2016 to sing Arlequin in L’Aiglon.
During the 2016-17 season, Anas returned to the role of Papageno at Gujean-Mestras. He also sang Florestan in André Messager’s Véronique, Rodomonte in Orlando Paladino at the Opéra de Fribourg and at Opéra de Lausanne, and Wagner in C. Gounod’s Faust at the Festival Lyrique in Marmande. He also took on the role of Il Conte d’Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) on tour in France with Opéra Éclaté.
During the 2017/18 season Anas has appeared as Figaro in the new CFPL production of Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and on tour across France, and as Morales in Carmen at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse. He returned as Il Conte Almaviva to the Théâtre de Maisons Alfort and La Grande Scène de Chesnay. He also sang the role of Wagner in the unedited version of Faust by Gounod at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with the Talens Lyriques under Christophe Rousset, returning there once more to participate in Radio Classique’s “Sacré Rossini” soirée alongside Karine Deshayes. He also made his debut at the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier in Delibes’ unfinished opera Kassya.
He will start the 2018/19 season with his return to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in La Traviata under Jérémie Rhorer and directed by Deborah Warner, and will make his debut at the Opéra de Bordeaux singing the role of Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia under Mark Minkowski, directed by Laurent Pelly. He will also sing the role of Le Comte in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at the Massy Opera and will appear in Rigoletto (Marseille Opera) and on tour with the Insula Orchestra in Freischütz. He will also take part in the concerts des lauréats du Concours Voix Nouvelles in Paris, Toulon, Montpellier, Limoges, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Lille, Compiègne, Reims and Nice.
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“A true stage presence, an advantageous and well-employed physique, considered and well-thought out acting – devilishly emotive, a truly beautiful, resounding and well-projected voice, with a vibrant and lyric upper range as well as gorgeous low notes”
“le Figaro Anas Seguin (Révélation classique de l’ADAMI) qui réjouit dès sa première entrée sur scène, dans son incroyable véhicule : un vélo-carriole, lui permettant de transporter un passager devant lui, passager dont le siège n’est autre qu’un fauteuil de barbier ! … Ce Figaro à la barbe fournie et remplie de fleur, déploie une voix agile et bien timbrée, qui sait être tranchante comme son rasoir ou s’aérer tel un brushing, le tout à la mesure des lieux et du public, comme son jeu d’acteur.”