Christine Tocci

Christine Tocci

Mezzo-Soprano

Béliveau as Arthur Rimbaud, and there was a welcome whiff of real operatic tone from mezzo Christine Tocci, as Madame Verlaine
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2017Mozart: Le Nozze Di FigaroMarcellina
2014Verdi: La TraviataAnnina
2013Strauss R.: ElektraZweite Magd
2009Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweite Dame (second Lady)
2008Alfano: Cyrano De BergeracSoeur Marthe
2008Alfano: Cyrano De BergeracLa Duègne
2006Prokofiev: The Love For Three Oranges, Op. 33Smeraldina
2006Bizet: CarmenMercédès

Bio


"Christine Tocci is a perfect Annina, every intervention is just, sung or almost speaks
without ostentation, alert and supple in her movements she skips into the moderate
direction, with effciency. » - Opera UK
Current and recent engagements include her debut at the Netherlands Opera as Alisa
Lucia di Lammermoor, and her return to the Opéra de Marseille to sing Die Zweite
Magd Elektra, Annio La Clemenza di Tito and Annina La Traviata.
In recent seasons Christine Tocci made her debuts at the Opéra de Marseille as
Oreste La Belle Helene at the Opéra de Toulon as Myrtale Thais, at the Opéra
National de Bordeaux as Der Hirt Tannhäuser and at the Opéra de Nice as Suzy La
Rondine. Early last year she returned to the Opéra National de Bordeaux to sing
Oreste in La Belle Helene
Other recent engagements include Lucinda / Armindo in the baroque opera L’egisto
by Mazzocchi under Jérôme Corréas, Madame Verlaine Rimbaud in Marco-
Antonio Perez-Ramirez' La Parole Liberee in the world premiere at the Opéra de
Montpellier, Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro for the Nationale Reisopera (both
company and role début) and Concepcion L’heure Espagnole with the Gulbenkian
Orchestra under Lawrence Foster.
Christine tocci ’s appearances have included Zweite Dame Die Zauberföte for the
Théâtre du Châtelet and Opéra de Montpellier, Sméraldine The Love of Three
Oranges for Vlaamse Opéra and Berlin Komische Oper and Nicklausse Les Contes
D'Hoffmann for Opéra de Rennes. She has also performed the roles of Alisa Lucia de
Lammermoor, the Duenna and Sister Martha Cyrano de Bergerac alongside
Roberto Alagna for Opéra de Montpellier and for Opéra de Monte Carlo.
Her repertoire also includes Cherubino Le Nozze di Figaro, Siebel Faust,
Concepcion L'heure Espagnole, L’Enfant, La Tasse chinoise, La Chatte,
L’Ecureuil and Un Pâtre L’enfant et les Sortileges, Javotte Manon, Polly Die
Dreigroschenoper, Pauline La Vie Parisienne, Martine Le Medecin Malgre Lui by
Gounod, and Seconde Vendeuse in Kurt Weill’s Der Silbersee, .Gertrude Hansel
and Gretel with Opera de Poche. She has performed in France, including several
roles for the Festival de Saint-Céré and for the opera houses of Dijon, Caen, Limoges,
Tours, Reims and Massy.
Discography : « Les amoureuses sont des folles », Massenet with Sally Silver and
Richard Bonynge, Orphée d’or de l’académie du disque lyrique

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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro Marcellina 24 hours Opera en Plain Air 2017
Verdi: La Traviata Annina 24 hours Opéra de Marseilles 2014
Strauss R.: Elektra Zweite Magd 1 week Théâtre de Marseille 2013
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Zweite Dame (second Lady) 1 week Théâtre du Châtelet 2009
Alfano: Cyrano De Bergerac Soeur Marthe 24 hours Opera Montecarlo 2008