Inès Berlet

Started her musical training with the Children’s choir of the Paris Opera. She studied voice with Nicole Fallien, Isabel Garcisanz, Anne-Marguerite Werster and Jean-Philippe Courtis, in the regional academy of Music of Amiens, where she obtained her diploma, with highest recognitions in 2011. She continued her musical education at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Genevain 2010, where she studied with Gilles Cachemaille. In 2012, she was invited to participate in the young artist program CNIPAL, in Marseille. She participated in master classes given by Teresa Berganza, François Leroux, and Ruggero Raimondi. She also occasionally studies with Sophie Koch and Didier Laclau-Barrère. In conjunction with her education in vocal arts, she studied law and obtained the diploma to practice (Paris Bar) in 2010.

On stage, she performed in several title-roles, including Dido in the opera Dido et Aeneas by Purcell (Paris, 2013), Hélène in La Belle Hélène by Offenbach (Paris, 2010) and Carmen in Bizet’s opera (Geneva 2012). In 2012, she played Colette in Le devin du village by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, with the opera studio of Geneva, in Switerland, France and Belgium. In 2013, she worked with stage directors such as Jérôme Deschamps at the Opera of Lausanne, and Humbert Camerlo in the famous Strehler staging of the Marriage of Figaro. In 2014, she sang the role of Nicklausse in The Tales of Hoffmann by Offenbach at the Opera of Rouen and at the Royal Opera of Versailles. Other roles in 2014 include Cherubino in the Marriage of Figaro by Mozart, performed in theatres, throughout France and Spain. In 2015, she will make her debut as the Second Lady from the Magic Flute by Mozart at the Summum in Grenoble, at the Opera of Lausanne (director Pet Halmen) and at the Grand Théâtre of Geneva (new production by Daniel Kramer).

Invited for recitals, she has sung at Bordeaux, at the Opera of Marseille, and the Opera of Avignon. International recitals include Washington DC, Alger for the International festival for symphonic music directed by Hacene Larbi, and in Santiago de Compostella at the Teatro principal.

Recently, she sang Sainte-Marie in the Christ Childhood by Berlioz in Avignon, and in the Requiem by Mozart and Duruflé in Geneva. She also sang in the Salve Regina by Haydn directed by Michel Piquemal. In 2015, she will sing the 8th symphony of Mahler in the Estival of Brou.

Inès Berlet won first prize at the Arles international singing competition in 2013, and the Mosetti Fondation in 2012. She was also finalist in several other international competitions from 2012 until 2014.