B I O G R A P H Y
Inès Berlet soprano started her musical training with the Children’s choir of the Paris Opera. She studied voice with Nicole Fallien, Isabel Garcisanz, Anne-Marguerite Werster and Jean-Philippe Courtis, in the regional academy of Music of Amiens, where she obtained her diploma, with highest recognitions in 2011. She continued her musical education at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva in 2010, where she studied with Gilles Cachemaille. In 2012, she was invited to participate in the young artist program CNIPAL, in Marseille. Since then, she received advices from Teresa Berganza, Ruggero Raimondi, François Leroux, and more recently from Chantal Mathias.
In conjunction with her education in vocal arts, she studied law and obtained the diploma to practice (Paris Bar) in 2010.
Since this date, she has been offered several opera roles.
In Mozart's repertoire, she starts as Cherubino (2014) in the Marriage of Figaro, performed in fifteen theatres, throughout France and Spain. In 2015, she makes her debut as the Second Lady from the Magic Flute at the Opera of Lausanne (director Pet Halmen) and at the Grand Théâtre of Geneva (Director Jürgen Rose). More recently, she performed Cecilio, in Lucio Silla by Mozart, at Biel-Solothurn theatre (Switzerland, 2017).
She enjoys singing french opera, and specially Offenbach. She has been twice invited to sing the role of Nicklausse in The Tales of Hoffmann . First in 2014, at the Opera of Rouen and at the Royal Opera of Versailles, and second in 2018 at the operas of Clermont-Ferrand, Massy and in the festival of Saint-Céré (France). With La Belle Hélène (2010) and Fragoletto (Geneva, Bourg-en-Bresse, 2016), she delights herself associating comedy acting with singing. One of her very first roles has been Carmen (La tragedie de Carmen (Bizet, Constant, 2012).
In baroc music, she sunder the direction of directors such as David Stern and Hervé Niquet. She performs the title role of Dido and Aeneas in the opera by Purcell (Paris, 2013), and she sings Colette in Le devin du village by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, with the opera studio of Geneva (2012).
In 2017 she makes her debut in Rossini's roles. She first performs Rosina in The Barber of Seville by Rossini in several French theatres, including the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, and the Opera of Marseille. She also starts as Cenerentola at the Biel Solothurn Theatre in 2018.
Invited for recitals, she has sung at Bordeaux, at the Opera of Marseille, and the Opera of Avignon. International recitals include Washington DC, Alger for the International festival for symphonic music directed by Hacene Larbi, and in Santiago de Compostella at the Teatro principal.
Recently, she sang Sainte-Marie in the Christ Childhood by Berlioz in Avignon, and in the Requiem by Mozart and Duruflé in Geneva. She also sang in the Salve Regina by Haydn directed by Michel Piquemal. In 2015, she sings the 8th symphony of Mahler in the Estival of Brou.
Inès Berlet won first prize at the Arles international singing competition in 2013, and the Mosetti Fondation in 2012. She was also finalist in several other international competitions from 2012 until 2014, and semi-finalist in Veronica Dunne contest and in internation competition of the Capitole in Toulouse in 2016.