Lucile Richardot

mezzo-soprano

The French mezzo-soprano Lucille Richardot worked as a journalist until she was 27. She earned her musical diploma in 2008 with the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame and also earned a degree in early music at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris in 2011. She founded her own ensemble, Tictactus, in 2012, but she additionally performs with such other groups as the Solistes XXI and Rachid Safir, Correspondances and Sébastien Daucé, Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon, Le Poème Harmonique and Vincent Dumestre, and Les Arts Florissants. Lucille Richardot also performs contemporary music. She took part in the world premiere of Philippe Boesmans’ opera Yvonne at the Opéra Garnier in Paris and appeared at the Festival d’Automne with the Ensemble intercontemporain in Nono’s Omaggio a Kurtág. In the spring of 2017, she performed  with Collegium 1704 and Václav Luks in Vivaldi’s Arsilda in Bratislava, Lille, Caen, Luxembourg, and Versailles.

April 2017