French lyric soprano Melody Louledjian graduated in piano and voice from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Lyon and the Vienna Hochschule. She made her debut at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux in 2009 in Le Balcon by Peter Eötvös. She attracted critical acclaim and has become a regular guest of this theatre (La Bohème, L’Italiana in Algeri, Orphée aux Enfers, Alcina and Ariadne auf Naxos).
At the Paris Opera, she sang L’Enfant et les Sortilèges and Der Zwerg, the former also at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich; Hahn’s Ciboulette at the Opera Comique in Paris, Die Fledermaus in Nice, La Vie parisienne in Lausanne, Der Kaiser von Atlantis in Tenerife, Carmen, Cavalleria Rusticana and Nozze di Figaro in Geneva…
Recent performances include Lucia di Lammermoor in Manilla, Traviata and La Casa de Bernarda Alba in Tenerife, Don Pasquale in Fribourg and Dijon, Spontini’s La Conquête du Mexique in Dortmund, Grétry’s Richard Coeur de Lion at Versailles Royal Opera, Pesson’s Trois Contes at Rennes Opera.
Equally at ease in contemporary repertoire she is a regular guest of prestigious ensembles such as Intercontemporain, Ensemble Modern and Klangforum appearing in Paris, Berlin, Zürich, Düsseldorf, Köln, IRCAM…
In concert she sang Carmina Burana in Saint-Etienne, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Bordeaux, Debussy’s La Damoiselle Elue in Paris, Britten’s Illuminations in Lausanne. She regularly gives recitals in France, Italy and Japan with pianists Antoine Palloc and Giulio Zappa. .
Among her discography: Halevy ‘s Les Dilettantes (Klarthe), Lemoyne’s Phèdre (Bru Zane). La Damoiselle Elue with Mikko Franck,(Radio France), Grétry’s Richard Coeur de Lion, “Fleurs” a collection of French songs with Antoine Palloc, (Aparté), “Chants de l’Aube et du Soir” with guitarist and composer Cyril Achard (Klarthe).
Future projects include : Bohème in Nice, Traviata in Dijon, Giuditta in Strasbourg, recitals in Nice and Tenerife….
Melody Louledjian speaks French, Italian, Spanish, English, German and Russian.