Chantal Santon Jeffery

Acclaimed for her « warm and supple voice, magnificently  supported » (Le Monde) and her stage presence, Chantal Santon Jeffery deploys technical qualities that have been unanimously praised and that allow her to tackle numerous repertoires, the most diverse roles: from Mozart (Anna, Elvira, Fiordiligi, Contessa Sandrina… ), Wagner (Senta in the French version of The Flying Dutchman), Britten (Governess / The Turn of the Screw), Haydn (title role in Armida) and contemporary creations (Lolo Ferrari by Fourgon, Hochzeitvorbereitungen by Strasnoy), Hervé (Mélusine / Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde), Boismortier (Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse), Campra (Tancrède), Rameau (La Folie /Platée, Temple of Glory), Gassman (Opera Seria) or Purcell (King Arthur, title role in Dido and Aeneas… ).

She has performed on many renowned European stages (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Cité de la Musique, La Fenice, Palais Bozar, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, , Konzerthaus in Vienna, Rudolfinum in Prague, in America (Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico, Herbst Theatre in San Francisco…) or in Asia (Hong Kong Philharmonic, Yokohama Opera…).

Recent appearances include Dido and Aeneas in Avignon and Reims, Lully’s Phaëton in Nice ; Colin de Blamont’s Erato’s Caprice in Helsinki, Mozart’s Mass in C minor in Budapest, Poulenc’s Mamelles de Tiresias and Stravinsky’s Rossignol at Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris and in Nice.

Her extensive discography includes more than 50 titles. Recent releases include Offenbach’s Maître Péronilla,  Montéclair’s Jephté, Boismortier’s Voyages de l’amour, Messager’s Passionément, Rameau’s Dardanus and her latest recital Brillez Astres nouveaux.


Representation : General Management


Mayr : L'Amor conjugale

Grétry : La Caravane du Caire

Mozart : Idomeneo

Martinez : Bérénice

Glück : Iphigénie en Tauride