MICAELA MINGHERAS-COUTURE, SOPRANO
Née en Roumanie dans une famille de musiciens, Micaela Mingheras se consacre d'abord à l'étude du piano, avant d'entrer au Conservatoire National Supérieur de Bucarest dans la classe de chant de Madame Arta Floresco.
Après avoir obtenu le premier prix, Micaela Mingheras est engagée comme soliste à l'Opéra de Galati où elle débute dans le rôle de Gilda dans Rigoletto. Elle y chante aussi les rôles de Despina dans Cosi fan tutte, de Lauretta dans Gianni Schicchi, de Musetta dans La Bohème. Elle continue avec Pamina dans La Flûte Enchantée, Xenia dans Boris Godounov et Adèle dans La Chauve-Souris. Elle est également invitée à Timisoara, à Cluj et à l'Opéra de Bucarest avec Sophie dans Werther et Gilda dans Rigoletto.
Finaliste au Concours International de Chant de Toulouse (France) et du Belvédère (Vienne – Autriche), Micaela Mingheras a bénéficié d'une bourse de perfectionnement de la Fondation France Telecom à Londres auprès de Mesdames Vera Rozsa et Ileana Cotrubas.
Installée en France, elle passe le concours de l'Opéra de Paris et est engagée comme première soprano dans les choeurs, qu'elle quitte au bout de quatre ans pour continuer sa carrière lyrique. Elle chante notamment à l'Opéra-Comique, au théâtre du Châtelet, à l'Opéra de Bordeaux, Montpellier, Avignon, Rouen, Dijon, Nantes, Compiègne sous la direction de Richard Bradshaw, Guy Condette, Cyril Diederich, Laurence Foster, Alain Lombard, Friedrich Pleyer, Michelangelo Veltri aux côtés de Paata Burchuladze, Giovanna Casolla, Margarita Castro-Alberty, Gregory Kunde, Leontina Vaduva et Giogo Zancanaro. Elle interprète en particulier Susanna dans Les Noces de Figaro, Zerlina dans Don Giovanni, Papagena et Pamina dans La Flûte Enchantée, Poussette et Javotte dans Manon, l'Amour dans Orphée et Eurydice, Susanna dans Khovantchina, Siebel et Marguerite dans Faust, Tebaldo dans Don Carlo, la quatrième servante dans Elektra, Nelly dans Le Songe d'une Nuit d'Eté, et, Micaela dans Carmen.
Micaela Mingheras poursuit une intense activité de concertiste, se produisant régulièrement en Europe: Requiem, Messe du Couronnement et Messe en Ut de Mozart, Magnificat, Messe en si et Passion selon Saint Jean de Bach, Magnificat et Gloria de Vivaldi, Le Messie de Haendel, Stabat Mater de Pergolesi, Te Deum de Dvorak, Il Tramonto de Respighi, Requiem de Rutter, Requiem allemand de Brahms, Les Saisons de Haydn,La Dame de Monte Carlo de Poulenc, Egmont de Beethoven, Les Poèmes pour Mi de Messiaen, Stabat Mater de Poulenc, La Demoiselle Elue de Debussy...
En parallèle elle enseigne comme Vocal Coach et Conseiller Artistique, avec un focus particulier sur la préparation de concerts et l'enregistrement en studio.
Elle est régulièrement invitée à Paris (France), à Beirut (Liban), et à New-York (Etats-Unis) pour donner des Master Classes de chant et des Ateliers de Chant Lyrique.

Michel-Roger Bou-Rjeily, Counter-tenor
Has a BA in international affairs from the Saint Joseph university of Beirut (USJ) as well as a Master’s degree in History in addition to the aformentioned. He has been passionate about music since the age of the 13, studying it on and off professionally until 2017 when he travelled abroad to study lyrical and chamber music in the Chateauxroux conservatory of music in France.
Michel has studied with Arax Chekidjian, Marry Mahfoud, Viviane Durand, Anne Jeanjaques and has done master classes with Michaela Mingheras Couture, Denis Dubois, Diana Damrau as well as Catherine Radlo and many other big names in the Opera world. Having worked under the baton of conductors such as  Jean Michel Ferran, he has performed in the Operas of Tour (2017), Avignon (2016) and Chateauroux (2017). He also took part in the F. Chopin festival in 2018. He sang in the chamber of commerce of Loire region in France last April 2019.
He believes in the promotion of classical music and encourages organising local, individualised concerts in Lebanon, most notably inside Beirut.

ANTONEL TONY BOLDAN, TENOR
A French-Romanian tenor,  first completed a Master in psychology at the University of Babes-Bolyai in Cluj Napoca (Romania), before deciding to fully dedicate himself to his passion of song and performance.
He won a song and lyric art award in 2007 for his interpretation of Don Ottavio in a production of  Don Giovanni at the National Opera House in Cluj Napoca.
Boldan was most notably winning theArte Concert Audience Award in theArmel Opera Competition in  Budapest 2018.
In France, these last few years, he performed:
Tamino (The Magic Flute) in Lille and Marseille (La Fabrique Opéra production, in co-production with the Opera of Marseille)
Nemorino (L 'Elisir d'Amore) in Paris
Don José (Carmen) in Toulouse and Lyon  with the Lyon Villeurbanne Symphony Orchestra
Romeo (Roméo et Juliette) at  the Montmorillon Festival in France
Alfredo (La Traviata) at the Théâtre des Variétés in Paris, under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Paris City Council.
Lately, we saw him on the stage of  Opera Bastille with the role of Parpignol, in La Bohème ( Gustavo Dudamel conducting and directed by Claus Guth), he also  played the role of Don José (Carmen) in Besançon Festival.
Abroad: in 2015 he sang Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) at the National Theater of Algiers, with the Algerian National Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by Amine Kouider,  in 2017, he started with  Tamino (The Magic Flute) at the Jersey Opera House, with the Szeged Symphony Orchestra (Production Armel Opera Festival) and then in juin 2018 he sang Pera Tocilov in a modern opera creation in Serbia and at MÜPA - Budapest part of Armel Opera Festival. This production won the Arte Concert Audience Award.
In January 2019, he make his debut as Pinkerton( Madama Butterfly) with the Opera of Clermont-Ferrand.  In 2019 also he performed Canio (I Pagliacci) in Paris and he debuted in Les Contes d’Hoffmann singing the main role (Hoffmann) in Aix-les-Bains Festival. In 2021 he sang Vincent (Mireille) by Gounod in Arles/ France.
In the vocal-symphonic repertoire  he was invited by conductor Michel Piquemal and the Marseille Philarmonic Orchestra to sing the tenor part in Mozart Requiem, the Gounod’s Saint François d’Assise Oratorio and Saint-Saens Requiem with Pasdeloup Orchestra and he had a collaboration with Cannes Regional Orchestra under the direction  of Victorien Vanoosten for a series of Mozart Concerts.
Among his projects: he will make his debut in Werther at the Tours Opera House in France, he will sing Tybalt (Roméo et Juliette by Gounod) in Grenoble and  Alfredo in The Opera Locos (a comic opera show) in Paris at Bobino Theater and in a tour in  France and Switzerland.

DENIS DUBOIS, PIANO
CHEF DE CHANT à L’OPERA NATIONAL DE PARIS (CHEF DE CHOEUR de 1992 à 1997).
Denis Dubois est né le 02 Février 1960 à Nancy où il étudie le piano et la trompette et le chant. Passionné par la musique de chambre , puis l’accompagnement de chanteurs, il est engagé en 1980  comme pianiste chef de chant, puis assistant du chef de chœur à l’Opéra de Nancy.
En 1983, il décide d’approfondir ses connaissances du répertoire lyrique à l’école de l’Opéra du ‘Royal College of music‘ de Londres.
Après une saison au Cnipal de Strasbourg, il réussit en 1985  le concours de Chef de Chant à l’Opéra National de Paris.
Après avoir participé à quelques productions lyriques en tant qu’assistant musicaL, il est nommé Chef de Chœur en 1992 toujours à l’Opéra National de Paris, fonction qu’il exercera pendant 5 saisons
Depuis 1997, il occupe à nouveau la fonction de Chef de Chant. Assistant musical de productions lyriques chaque saison.

Ondin Brezeanu, VIOLIN
Born in 1974 in Ploieşti-Romania to family of musicians. His father -Leonida Brezeanu is orchestra conductor, composer, ethnomusicologist and his brother- Zefir Brezeanu is clarinetist, soloist ,composer and music arranger.

Mr Brezeanu made his solo debut as a violinist at the age of 14 with the “ Paul Constantinescu” State Symphony Orchestra in Ploiesti (Romania), where he performed -with great success - Max Bruch’s Concerto in g- moll- for Violin and Orchestra. Ondin has been awarded First Prize in several National Violin Competitions. He graduated and obtained his Diploma in Music in Solo Performance and Teaching from National University of Music in Bucharest (Romania) in the violin class of Paul Ratz, Stefan Gheorghiu and many others.

He often appears as concert master and soloist of orchestras in Lebanon and Europe (Romania, Italy, South Korea, Spain). Mr Brezeanu is also active in chamber music. Public can see him performs with many various ensembles, with his Quartet he performed ,among the others, in "Beirut Chant Festival", "Fete de la Musique", "Deir al Qamar Festival" and also giving recitals in "Abukhatter Amphitheathre" in Beirut. As a violinist- soloist he is engaged in concerts in Europe and as well as in Lebanon where he performes with great Lebanese National Symphony Orchestra.

His repertoire is extensive and includes works from Classical to Modern Era. Press reviews have taken a special notice on Mr. Brezeanu’s ability in producing a beautiful and rich sound. Since he joined the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra (in 2000) Mr. Brezeanu is also a violin teacher at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music in Beirut-Lebanon.

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