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Le Jardin des Voix - 10th edition (2021)


Auditioned in Paris, London and New York, the 6 young laureate singers of the 10th Jardin des Voix have been selected to participate in a new production of Handel’s opera Partenope conducted by William Christie & Paul Agnew and semi-staged by Sophie Daneman:

Ana Vieira Leite

Soprano (Portugal) - Partenope

Helen Charlston

Mezzo-soprano (UK) - Rosmira

Hugh Cutting

Countertenor (UK) - Arsace

Alberto Miguélez Rouco

Countertenor (Espagne) - Armindo

Jacob Lawrence

Tenor (Australia / UK) - Emilio

Matthieu Walendzik

Baritone (France) - Ormonte


3-22 August 2021 – Le Jardin des Voix academy in the Quartier des Artistes (Thiré – Vendée, Pays de la Loire)

21 & 22 August 2021 – First performances of Partenope (Handel) during the festival, Dans les Jardins de William Christie (Thiré – Vendée, Pays de la Loire)

Season 21-22 – Partenope international tour (Angers Nantes Opéra , Philharmonie de Paris... >> dates and venues to be soon announced)


With thanks to Aline Foriel-Destezet for her generous support.