(c) Olivier Allard
David TRICOU - Tenor / Haute-Contre
Originally from Montpellier, David Tricou studied singing in the city’s Conservatory, before entering the Paris National Conservatory where he graduated with distinctions.
His haute-contre voice naturally fits the baroque repertoire: Pygmalion and Anacréon by Rameau for an international tour with William Christie, L’Egisto by Cavalli at the Opéra-Comique in Paris and in Luxembourg with Vincent Dumestre, and L’Orfeo by Rossi in Versailles, Nancy, Bordeaux and Caen conducted by Raphaël Pichon. He also sang in Castor et Pollux by Rameau in Sablé and at the Chaise-Dieu Festival, together with Vénus et Adonis by John Blow in Caen.
A very stylish Mozartian, he sang Tamino from Die Zauberflöte, Marzio from Mitridate and Ferrando from Cosí fan tutte, Bastien from Bastien und Bastienne. He also sang L'Amant Fortuné and Le Chevalier Danois from Armide by Lully, Ubaldo from Armida by Haydn, Adolphe from Adolphe et Clara by Dalayrac, David from David et Jonathas by Charpentier, Antiochus from Stratonice by Méhul and his debuts in the roles of Almaviva from Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Nemorino from L’Elisir d’Amore. He took part in a double-bill Les Deux Chasseurs / Le Peintre Amoureux by Egidio Duni conducted by Martin Wahlberg in Norway. In the contemporary field, he took part in the creation of Tales of the Pale and Silvery Moon after the Rain by Xavier Dayer.
Concert-wise, he takes part in many series with such orchestras and ensembles as Les Arts Florissants / William Christie, Le Concert Spirituel / Hervé Niquet, Le Poème Harmonique / Vincent Dumestre, Marguerite Louise / Gaétan Jarry, Les Correspondances / Sébastien Daucé, La Chapelle Harmonique / Valentin Tournet, Le Banquet Céleste / Damien Guillon, Il Gusto Barroco / Jörg Halubek...
During season 2023-2024, he takes part in the World premiere of Voix d'Hébron by Cristian Carrara in Metz and sings in Adriano in Siria by Graun in Potsdam. In the concert field he takes part in Télémaque et Calypso by Destouches with the ensemble Les Ombres, a Rameau concert with the Ensemble Orchestral d'Epinal, he takes over the program "Royal Odes" with Le Banquet Céleste and Ercole Amante by Antonia Bembo with Il Gusto Barroco, Campra Requiem with Les Arts Florissants, a Charpentier program with the ensemble Marguerite Louise, Monteverdi Selva Morale e Spirituale with Le Poème Harmonique...
Médée - Charpentier / Jason
Le Banquet Céleste / cond. Damien Guillon - Opéra de Rennes 2018
L'Orfeo by Rossi - Aria of Apollo
Ensemble Correspondances / cond. Sébastien Daucé - Caen, 2017