Erminie Blondel, trained as a violist, studied at the Geneva Conservatory, graduated with a 1er Prix at the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory, and holds a Masters Degree in Recital Arts from the Paris Sorbonne. She was a member of the CNIPAL Opera Studio in 2009-2010. She now prepares her operatic roles with internationally acclaimed coach Irene Kudela of the Paris Opera.
The French-American Soprano has performed in many theaters, including Théâtre du Châtelet, Opera Comique, Nice Opera, Marseille Opera, Toulon Opera, Avignon Opera, Teatro Verdi di Pisa, Teatro Goldoni di Livorno, Teatro Coccia di Novara, and Victoria Hall in Geneva where she sang the Mozart Requiem under M. Corboz.
On stage, she has sung the major roles of her repertoire: Violetta in La Traviata in Torino in 2012 and in 2016 in Paris, London and Shanghaï, Pamina in The Magic Flute at Naturbühne Gräfinthal and Juliet in the French premiere of GA Benda's Romeo and Juliet at the Clermont-Ferrand Opera in 2016, Poulenc La Voix Humaine, acclaimed by Opera Magazine, Menotti The Telephone, Antonia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann in Italy under G. Condette, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Marguerite in Faust, Konstanze in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Massenet's Manon, Maria in West Side Story... In June 2017, she made her role debut as Micaela in Carmen with Orchestre Philharmonique International at La Seine Musicale.
Erminie Blondel will return to the Clermont-Ferrand Opera in 2018 to sing Pamina in The Magic Flute, as well as on national tour with Opera Nomade. She is currently working on an album of Art Songs by Laks, Saguer et Kowalski with Forum Voix Etouffées. In 2019, she will sing Bellangère in Ariane et Barbe-Bleue by Dukas in her house debut at the Theatre du Capitole, Toulouse.
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