Pierre-yves Pruvot

Pierre-yves Pruvot

Dramatic Baritone (Verdi Baritone)

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2016Donizetti: La fille du régimentSulpice
2015Verdi: OtelloIago
2015Hahn: Le Marchand de VeniseShylock
2014Massenet: WertherLe Bailli
2014Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2014Puccini: ToscaIl Barone Scarpia


Pierre-Yves Pruvot is French artist fascinated by rediscovery forgotten or unknown works of a repertoire ranging from music of the 17th century to contemporary creation. His roles on stage include the major roles of the repertoire: Scarpia, Gianni Schicchi, Jago, Germont, Nabucco, Figaro, Leporello, Don Alfonso and Méphistophélès (Berlioz).   Pruvot’s vocal and dramatic qualities are particularly sought for French and Italian operatic works of the 19th and 20th centuries: Russian premiere of Debussy’s opera Rodrigue et Chimene with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, doing the title role in Milhaud’s Bolivarin the first fully staged version since the creations of the work with the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar in Caracas, roles in Meyerbeer’s L’Africaine in its original full version in Chemnitz and Mascagni’s Iris in Trieste under the baton of maestro Nello Santi.   Modern recreations followed by recordings include Amadis de Gaule by Johann Christian Bach in Prague, La Mort d’Abel by Kreutzer in Liège, Céphale et Procros by Grétry at the Royal Opera of Versailles, Lodoïska by Cherubini at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Teatro La Fenice in Venice and Parco della musica in Rome, Salieri’s Falstaff under the baton of Jean-Claude Malgoire or Mathilde de Guise by Hummel in Bratislava.   His discography includes a large number of recordings with orchestra devoted to Bizet, Massenet, Meyerbeer, Paladilhe, Saint-Saëns, Gounod, Thomas, Halévy, Franc, Séverac or Monsigny, Paër, Leseuer, Dalayrac, Rameau, Grétry and Gossec.   Mr. Pruvot has also been exploring for a long time the repertoire of French art song and lied with pianist Charles Bouisset. Together they have given recitals throughout Europe and recorded works by Poulenc, Sauguet, Ravel, Chabrier, Duparc, Brahms, Rachmaninov and many other composers. Pierre-Yves Pruvot has also recorded with the Manfred and the Debussy Quartets. He is the dedicatee and the creator of numerous contemporary works.   Pruvot is a prize-winner of the international competitions of s’Herogenbosch (1998), Paris (1999) and Queen Elizabeth (2000). He is founder of the publishing house Symétrie (Lyon).
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: La fille du régiment Sulpice Lausanne Opera 2016
Verdi: Otello Iago Immediately Theater Chemnitz und Robert Schumann Philharmonie 2015
Hahn: Le Marchand de Venise Shylock Immediately Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne 2015
Massenet: Werther Le Bailli Immediately Teatro Nacional de São Carlos e Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa 2014
Bizet: Carmen Escamillo Immediately Sigulda Opera Festival 2014