Timothée Varon

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Timothée VARON   -   Baritone

French baritone Timothée Varon studied Literature before entering the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Lyon where he studied with Françoise Pollet and Mireille Delunsch. He is an award-winner of the Arles Competition, the Raymond Duffaut Young Talent Competition in 2018 and was also nominated Révélation Classique by the ADAMI the same year.

He was trained at the Paris Opera Academy.

In this frame, he sang the role of Eisenstein from Die Fledermaus in a touring production in France, The Clock and The Cat from L’Enfant et les Sortilèges at the Palais Garnier, Aeneas from Dido and Aeneas (La Grange au Lac conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón), Tarquinius from The Rape of Lucretia (Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris) as well as many recitals (French art song, orchestral songs, opera excerpts). 

 

Outside of the Paris Opera Academy he sang Belcore from L'Elisir d'Amore, Moralès from Carmen and the title-role in Don Giovanni at the Royaumont Abbey staged by Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser. He sang Papageno from Die Zauberflöte at the « Opera pa Skäret » Festival in Sweden, Lancelot from Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde by Hervé in Avignon, Guglielmo from Cosí fan tutte in Dijon, D'Obigny from La Traviata in Saint-Etienne.

 

He sang Beethoven's Scottish Songs and Brahms' Deutsches Requiem in Rennes and a selection of French art song at the Opéra de Lyon. He sang Orff's Carmina Burana, Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Orchestre des Pays de la Loire during the Folles Journées Festival in Nantes, La Petite Messe Solennelle with the Orchestre Symphonique de Paris, Mozart Requiem in Versailles. He takes part in the inaugural concert of Gustavo Dudamel at the Paris Opera singing extracts from Falstaff.

 

This season 2022-2023, he sings Alessio from La Sonnambula in Nice, Argante from Rinaldo in Avignon, Artemidore and La Haine from Armide by Lully in Dijon and Versailles, Le Geôlier from Dialogues des Carmélites in Bordeaux where he will also be singing Porgy from Porgy and Bess in a concert version with piano.

Falstaff - final scene (extract)
Opening concert for season 2021-2022 - Opéra national de Paris.
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
Timothée Varon: role of Ford.

Hervé Le Guillou