crédit Jean-Baptiste Fernandez
Eleonora Deveze, soprano
The spectacular 27 years old velvet voiced Soprano Eleonora Deveze captivates audiences with her acting of impeccable quality and her wonderful musicality.
Eleonora has already been seen on great stages such as those of the Theatre of the Opera of Rome, Caracalla's Thermes in Rome, Chatelet's Theatre, Vichy's Opera Theatre, the Pallazzo Montari in Vincenza, Hall's Festival in Austrian Tyrol, Theatre Saint Quentin in Yvelines, Theatre du Jeu de Paume and in Cote Cour Festival of Aix-en-Provence, the International Organ Festival of Roquevaire, the Festival Asse Arcadie and many others.
In January 2019, she founded and directed the association "Les Rencontres Musicales et d'Art Lyrique" which aims to promote lyric art among young audiences in primary schools in the PACA region through educational concerts.
September 6, 2019 marks the official release of her first album "Ay Amor" under the label Continuo Classics. Recording of a second disc in Paris, under the label Continuo Classics. Two recitals in November 2019 at the Fundacion Juan March in Madrid and her debut in China in La voix humaine de Poulenc at Opera Peking Academy under the Stage Direction of David Li Wei and her return to the FestivalOpéra de Saint-Eustache in the role of Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème in July 2020 and at the Opéra de Toulon in January 2021 as Zelide in "Si j’étais roi" new production.
Her recent engagements in 2018-19 included Yniold's role in Claude Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at the Oviedo Opera under the direction of Yves Abel, a recital at the Théâtre de Pertuis on February 22, the recording of her first CD in September 2018
with the Orchestra Musica Antiqua Mediterranea by Christian Mendoze with excerpts from an opera by José de Nebra and canciones españoles and the role of Giannetta with
great success in the Elisir d'amore at the Opera Toulon in March 2019.
Her next engagements in 2018-19 include Yniold's role in Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy at the Oviedo Opera under the direction of Yves Abel, a recital at the Théâtre de Pertuis on February 22, her first recording cd in September 2018 with the Musica Antiqua Mediterranea Orchestra of Christian Mendoze with excerpts of an opera by José de Nebra and canciones españoles and the role of Giannetta in the Elisir d'amore at the Toulon Opera in March 2019.
Recently in 2017 she presented baroque music recitals with Una Stella ensembles under the direction of Philippe SPINOSI and Musica Antiqua Mediterranea under the direction of Christian MENDOZE.
Since 2013, she has been working the classical and romantic repertoire with Sergio La Stella, Choir Master of the Opera of Rome. From January to July 2016, she had the privilege to participate in the first edition of Fabbrica (Opera Studio of the Opera of Rome), where she interpreted the title role of the Gamba de Nino Rota's Scoiattolo and was the understudy to Linda's role, and opera of Chamounix. Since 2016, she is sharpening her skills with Soprano Alessandra Rossi De Simone.
From the early age of 18 years old, she had the opportunity to sing the role of Ernestina (L'Occasione fa il ladro), Eurydice (Orpheus in the Underworld), Amelite (Zoroastre), Dido, The First Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas), The Shepperd (L'Enfant et les sortilèges), Berta (Barbiere di Siviglia), Second Lady (The Magic Flute), Gianetta (Elisir d'amore), Funfzehnjahrige (Lulu), and various other ones.
She collaborated with maestros like Charles Dutoit, Donato Renzetti, Stefano Montanari, David Stren, Yves Abel, Ricardo Frizza, Alejo Perez, Jonathan Webb, Roberto Fores Veses and stage director such as Laurent Pelly, Eric Vigié, Davide Livermore, Chiara Muti, William Kentridge, and Lorenzo Mariani.
In parallel to her operatic roles, she regularly performs in recitals with various baroque ensembles such as Fuoco e Cenere (dir. Jay Bernfeld), Musica Antiqua Provence (dir. Christian Mendoze), Una Stella (dir. Philippe Spinosi), and Baroque Graffiti (dir. Jean-Paul Serra).
Eleonora took her first singing lessons at age 14 with tenor Philippe Casado. In 2012, she settled in the Lyrical Workshop Opera Fuoco directed by David Stren and participated to numerous Master Classes (François Le Roux, Jeff Cohen, Jill Feldmann...