(c) Ledroit-Perrin

Ô mon bel inconnu

Ô mon bel inconnu - Reynaldo Hahn

"Allons, Monsieur, laissez-moi faire..."

Olivia DORAY   -   Soprano

Olivia Doray studied at the Royal College of Music in London, at the CNIPAL in Marseille (postgraduate opera training centre) and at the Atelier Lyrique of the Paris National Opera.


In this frame, she took part in Mirandolina by Martinu (title-role), Street Scene by Kurt Weill (Rose Maurrant), Les Troqueurs by Dauvergne (Margot) and Orphée et Eurydice by Glück (L’Amour). With the Paris Opera, on the Bastille stage, she sang in Don Carlo (La Voce dal Cielo), Werther alongside Jonas Kaufmann (Kätchen), Suor Angelica (Suor Dolcina) as well as in the new productions of Manon (Poussette) and Carmen (Frasquita).


She sang Pamina from Die Zauberflöte (Rouen, in a touring production in France and in a concert version at the Paris Philharmonie), Mademoiselle Silberklang from Der Schauspieldirektor and Bastienne from Bastien und Bastienne (Toulon, Aix-en-Provence), Sandrina from La Finta Giardiniera (Rouen) and Servilia from La Clemenza di Tito (Rennes).


She was heard as Frasquita from Carmen (Teatro Real in Madrid, Bordeaux), Musetta from La Bohème (Avignon, Rouen and on tour in France), Eurydice L’Amour from Orphée et Eurydice (Berlioz Festival in La-Côte-Saint-André, Avignon, Bordeaux), Marzelline from Fidelio (Rouen, Rennes, Angers, Nantes), Anna from La Nonne Sanglante by Gounod (Opéra Comique in Paris), Walther from La Wally (Monte-Carlo), Carolina from Il Matrimonio Segreto (Sédières), Zénobie from Ciboulette (Saint-Etienne, Opéra Comique), Charmion from Cléopâtre (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées), Poussette from Manon (Opéra Comique, Bordeaux), ​Clorinda from La Cenerentola (Massy), Suzanne in Ganne’s operetta Les Saltimbanques (Rennes), Pauline from La Vie Parisienne (Saint-Etienne), Guadalena and Manuelita from La Périchole (Salzburg, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Versailles).


She regularly sings concerts: Bach’s Mass in B minor, Mozart’s Requiem, C-Mass, Solemn Vespers and concert arias, Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, Fauré's Pénélope... in Avignon, Saint-Etienne, Rouen, Paris (Opéra Comique), Marseille, Toulon, Cannes, Toulouse… She gave recitals in Clermont-Ferrand, Compiègne, Moscow, Venezia (Palazzetto Bru-Zane) and at the Chaise-Dieu Festival.

She records the role of Marie-Anne from Ô mon bel inconnu by Reynaldo Hahn for the Palazzetto Bru-Zane, Naïade and Iphise from Les Fêtes d'Hébé by Rameau and also records a selection of Motets by Rameau / Mondonville.


Her engagements for season 2021-2022 include Servilia from La Clemenza di Tito (Angers and Nantes), la Pastourelle, la Chauve-Souris, la Bergère and la Chouette from L'Enfant et les Sortilèges (Lille), Elaine from Lancelot by Joncières (Saint-Etienne), Blanche de la Force from Dialogues des Carmélites under the baton of Michel Plasson in concert (Seville). She also records the Great Motets by Gervais (Budapest).

La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart) -  Servilia : "S'altro che lacrime..."

Opéra de Rennes - March 2020.

Les Saltimbanques (Louis Ganne) - Suzanne : "Pourquoi vous occuper de moi ?"

Opéra de Rennes. Concert "Révisez vos classiques" - 2016.

Fidelio (Beethoven) - Marzelline : "O wär' ich schon mit dir vereint..."

Opéra de Rennes. Concert "Révisez vos classiques" - 2015.

Hervé Le Guillou