Jean christophe Born

Jean christophe Born

Character Tenor

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«Le ténor Jean-Christophe Born joue et chante les amoureux romantiques avec une conquérante force de conviction.»
CHRISTIAN FRUCHART, PUBLIÉE LE 09/04/2014, DNA(COLMAR) (2016)
«Les interventions amusantes de l’aubergiste au sourire éclatant campé par Jean-Christophe Born, qui a quelque chose de Charlie Chaplin.»
FABRICE MALKANI, FORUM OPERA, DIM 12 AVRIL 2015 (2016)
«...l’envoutant tenor Jean-Christophe Born dans le role du Criquet.»
B.D.R, PUBLIÉ LE 25/01/14, DNA (MULHOUSE) (2016)
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Curzio
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Basilio
2017Verdi: RigolettoMatteo Borsa
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginMonsieur Triquet
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflyGoro
2017Puccini: La BohèmeParpignol
2017Puccini: ToscaSpoletta
2017Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannAndrès/cochenille/frantz/pitichinaccio
2017Britten: The Turn of the ScrewPeter Quint
2017BarricadeMarius
2016Henri Sauguetaubergiste
2016Offenbach: La belle HélèneAchille
2016Webber: Phantom of the OperaRaoul
2015Mozart: Apollo et HyacinthusOebalus
2012Bizet: CarmenLe Remendado
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Geharnischte (1st Armoured man)
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErster Priester
2010Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Ottavio
2010Mozart: Die ZauberflöteMonostatos
2006Mozart: Die ZauberflöteMonostatos

Bio


Born in France, he spent his youth in Gabon, Africa.

At the age of sixteen, he attended a school year in the United States, where he learned about Operas and Musicals.

Then,  his family moved to Marseille where he studied at the Conservatory (CNR) while attending the University of Art History.

From this period in Marseille, Jean-Christophe will keep the precious advices and the supports of great personalities from the Operatic world such as Montserrat Caballe and François Le Roux.

After he graduated in 2007, he won the First Prize at the European Ravel-Granados Concourse and at the Leopold Bellan Foundation.

In September 2009, the world known Tenor José Cura chose him for his master- class at the Opera National of  Nancy.

Jean-Christophe always keep improving his vocal technic, following now  the teaching of Susan McCulloch, professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

His deep commitment into the preparation of his parts makes him works with great artists like Elizabeth Cooper or Antoine Palloc.

Regularly chosen to be part of co-productions, of tours, nationals and internationals, Jean-Christophe did already perform in more than fifteen countries.

He was  part of Peter Brook’s “A Magic Flute”, worldly acclaimed, until April 2012.

In 2013  he sang Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) Opéra de Nice (Dir. F. Deloche).

2013/14,  member of the Opera Studio (Strasbourg – Colmar) and followed the masterclasses of  Marie-Ange Todorovitch,  Jean-Philippe Lafont, and Umberto Finazzi (repetitor alla Scala).

He sung the lead role in Aladin et la lampe merveilleuse, Nino Rota, Pinocchio, Cavallari/Melozzi and La Colombe, Charles Gounod for the Strasbourg National Opera.

For the season 2014/15 he was part of Les Caprices de Marianne, Henri Sauget on tour in most of the Opera houses of France.

Last Season he sang Leandre in the Medecin Malgré lui, Charles Gounod at Saint etienne Opera and for the season 2016/2017 he is Marius in a lyric concert of Les Miserables on tour.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Don Curzio No 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Don Basilio No 2017
Verdi: Rigoletto Matteo Borsa No 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Monsieur Triquet No 2017
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Goro No 2017

Awards

moliere
2016
1er prix leopold bellan
2017
1er prix ravel granados
2017