Dominique Visse

Biography

Born: August 30, 1955; Lisieux  
French countertenor Dominique Visse has participated in the early music revival in France since its inception. Although he became a chorister at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris at the age of 13, he pursued studies on organ and flute at the Versailles Conservatory. As an instrumentalist, he developed an interest in medieval and Renaissance repertories, only occasionally singing as a countertenor. It was only after studies with Alfred Deller Read more and René Jacobs between 1976 and 1978 that he decided to specialize in singing. In 1978, he founded the Ensemble Clément Janequin and joined the newly formed period-instrument group Les Arts Florissants under William Christie. In 1982, he made his opera debut at Tourcoing in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea. Other notable performances included the title role of Charpentier's Actéon at Edinburgh (1985), Annius in Gluck's La clemenza di Tito at Tourcoing (1987) and at Lausanne (1991), Cupid in Charpentier's Orphée aux enfers at the Paris Opera (1987), and Delfa in Cavalli's Giasone at Innsbruck (1988). He created the role of Geronimo in Claude Prey's Le rouge et le noir at Aix-en-Provence in 1989. Visse has recorded Cavalli's Xerse and Giasone; Charpentier's Actéon, Les arts florissants, David et Jonathas, and Le malade imaginaire; Campra's Tancrède; Rameau's Anacréon; and Hasse's Cleofide. He is married to the soprano Agnès Mellon. Read less

Biography

Born: August 30, 1955; Lisieux  
French countertenor Dominique Visse has participated in the early music revival in France since its inception. Although he became a chorister at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris at the age of 13, he pursued studies on organ and flute at the Versailles Conservatory. As an instrumentalist, he developed an interest in medieval and Renaissance repertories, only occasionally singing as a countertenor. It was only after studies with Alfred Deller Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus
Agnus Dei
Introïtus
Kyrie
Psalmus
Offertorium
Sanctus
Agnus Dei
Communio
1st Lesson: Thau. Reddes eis vicem Domine
2nd Lesson: Ghimel. Sed et lamiae
3rd Lesson: Zay. Candidiores Nazarei - Postlude
Prologo. Lelio: "Benchè siat'usi, o spettatori illustri"
Atto I, scena 1. Pantalone: "O Pierulin, dov'estu?"
Atto I, scena 2. Lelio: "Che volete voi dir, amata mia"
Atto I, scena 3. Gratiano: "Or per vegnir a la confusion"
Atto II, scena 1. Lucio: "Misero! Che farò?"
Atto II, scena 2. Cardone: "Vien' à qua, Zanico lindo!"
Atto II, scena 3. Isabella: "Oh, ecco il Capitano"
Atto II, scena 4. Isabella: "Ecco che più non resta"
Atto II, scena 5. Frulla: "Ah, Isabella, che fai?"
Atto III, scena 1. Pantalone: "Daspuò ch'o stabilìo sto parentao"
Atto III, scena 2. Gratiano: "Ancor ch'al parturire"
Atto III, scena 3. Francatrippa: "Tich, tach, toch"
Atto III, scena 4. Isabella: "Lassa, che veggio?"
Atto III, scena 5. Lucio: "Rallegratevi meco"
Il convito musicale. O Giardiniero: Prima parte: "O Giardiniero!"
Il convito musicale. O Giardiniero: Seconda parte: "Or prend'e fann'il saggio"
Il convito musicale. O Giardiniero: Terza parte: "Quest'è un altra bevanda"
Il convito musicale. Bando del asino: Prima parte: "Questa ghirlanda"
Il convito musicale. Bando del asino: Seconda parte: "Ciascun di voi"


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