Marc SCOFFONI - Baritone
Marc Scoffoni graduated from the National Conservatory in Paris and the Guildhall School of Music in London. Between 2011 and 2013, he was a member of the « Young Ensemble » at the Grand-Théâtre in Geneva.
On stage, he sang such roles as Papageno from Die Zauberflöte, Guglielmo from Cosí fan tutte, Masetto and Don Giovanni, Nardo from La Finta Giardiniera, Figaro from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Raimbaud from Le Comte Ory, Malatesta from Don Pasquale, Dandini from La Cenerentola, Belcore from L'Elisir d'Amore, Germont from La Traviata, Fléville, Fouquier-Tinville and Roucher from Andrea Chénier, Michonnet from Adriana Lecouvreur, Alfio from Cavalleria Rusticana, Sharpless from Madama Butterfly, Rambaldo from La Rondine...
In the French repertoire, he performed as Escamillo from Carmen, Frédéric from Lakmé, Valentin from Faust by Gounod, Albert and Le Bailli from Werther, Schlémil and Hermann from Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Brétigny from Manon, Mercutio from Roméo et Juliette, the Clock and the Cat from L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, Jahel from Le Roi d’Ys, Clavaroche from Fortunio, Sganarelle from Le Médecin Malgré Lui, Pausanias from Une Education Manquée, Roger from Ciboulette, Robert from La Fille du Tambour Major, Jupiter from Orphée aux Enfers, Gaspard from Das Land des Lächelns (French version), Le Vice-Roi from La Périchole, Gaveston from La Dame Blanche...
He was also heard in the roles of the Hunter and The Gamekeeper from Rusalka and Starek from Jenufa.
Also interested in the music from the 20th century, he sang the role of Bottom from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Britten, Salvatore from The Saint of Bleecker Street by Menotti, l’Homme au Casque and le Marchand de Souvenirs from Juliette ou la clé des songes by Martinu, Octave from Les Caprices de Marianne by Henri Sauguet in a touring production in France, Tistou les pouces verts by Henri Sauguet and took part in the world premiere of Fénelon’s opera Jean-Jacques Rousseau, L'Annonce faite à Marie by Philippe Leroux and Les Pêcheurs de la Lune by Howard Moody.
In the concert field, he regularly sings in the series "Ça va mieux en le chantant" in the operas in Angers, Nantes and Rennes. He was heard with the Orchestre National d'Île-de-France, the Paris Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Capitole in Toulouse, Saint-Etienne, Marseille, the UNESCO Orchestra, The Orchestra of Brittany... in a repertoire such as the Fauré Requiem, Brahms' Deutsches Requiem, the Carmina Burana, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, The Silence of the Sea by Tomasi, The Scottish, Irish and Welsh songs by Beethoven, La Vierge by Massenet.
During season 2023-2024, he sings Claudio from Béatrice et Bénédict by Berlioz and Il Sagrestano from Tosca in the operas in Angers, Nantes and Rennes where he will also be taking part in several series of concerts.
"L'Elisir d'Amore" - Belcore : "Come paride vezzoso..."
Coproduction Angers-Nantes Opéra / Opéra de Rennes - June 2023
"Madama Butterfly" - Sharpless - Trio, Act III.
Opéra de Rennes - June 2022