A charity concert at the Opéra de Nice Côte d’Azur unites 50 lyrical singers in support of two associations in the Alpes-Maritimes protecting women

To support the work of non-profit organizations fighting for and helping female victims of violence, CALMS (Collectif des Artistes Lyriques et Musiciens pour la Solidarité) has dedicated its 2020/21 season to this cause, culminating in an exceptional gala held on June 22 at 8 pm at Opéra de Nice Côte d’Azur. The beneficiaries of the “Les Voix Solidaires” concert are local associations CIDFF06 in Nice and Parcours de Femmes in Cannes.

Les Voix Solidaires

The lyrical concert presents arias from some of Opera’s finest works in a refreshingly modern way:

1. Quintette. Hmm Hmm Hmm. La Flûte enchantée. Mozart
2. Trio. Non e amor, né gelosia. Alcina. Haendel
3. Sextette. Questo è un nodo avviluppato. La Cenerentola. Rossini
4. Rondeau des métamorphoses. Orphée aux enfers. Offenbach
5. Sextette. Sola in buio loco. Don Giovanni. Mozart
6. Trio. Vieni, o diletta appressati. Aïda. Verdi
7. Quatuor. Adina Credimi. L’elixir d’amour. Donizetti
8. Duo. Je te dis que je n’en veux rien faire. Le médecin malgré lui. Gounod
9. Duo. C’est elle, je frémis. Rita. Donizetti
10. Chevauchée des walkyries. Les Walkyries. Wagner
11. Choeur. Va pensiero. Nabucco. Verdi
12. Duo et choeurs. La Barcarolle. Les contes d’hoffmann. Offenbach
13. Trio. Zu Hilfe, zu Hilfe. La flûte enchantée. Mozart
14. Quinette. Nous avons en tête une affaire. Carmen. Bizet
15. Quatuor. Bella figlia. Rigoletto. Verdi
16. Sextette. Alla Bella Despina. Cosi fan Tutte. Mozart
17. Quatuor. Addio, dolce svegliare. Bohème – Puccini
18. Duo. C’est toi c’est moi – Carmen – Bizet


Artists (supported by the Choir of the Nice Opera conducted by Giulio Magnanini)

Soprano: Amandine Ammirati, Fabienne Conrad, France Dariz, Clémentine Decouture, Natalyia Helou, Julia Heras, Mathilde Lemaire, Perrine Madoeuf, Jennifer Pellagaud, Amélie Robins, Elodie Tisserand

Mezzosoprano: Chani Bauza, Pauline Descamps, Laeticia Goepfert, Mariloup Jacquard, Gaëlle Mallada, Héloïse Mas, Marie Pons, Julie Robard-Gendre, Muriel Tomao, Christine Tumbarello

Tenor: Yannick Badier, Rémy Bres, Samy Camps, Frédéric Diquero, Luca Lombardo, Emilien Marion, Stéphane Sénéchal

Baritone – Bass : Florent Leroux-Roche, Régis Mengus, Kristian Paul, Mikhael Piccone, Richard Rittelmann, Dima Voronov

Pianists : Thibaut Epp, Frédéric Isoletta, Astrid Marc, Bruno Membrey

Les voix solidaires Nice

CALMS was founded in January 2019 to help the victims of the catastrophic “rue d’Aubagne” building collapse in Marseille in November 2018 which cost the lives of eight people and displaced thousands in this neighbourhood predominantly inhabited by ethnic minorities. Since then the collective has spread to other cities in France, focusing on a different pressing social issue each year.

June 22, 2021 at 8 pm
Opéra de Nice
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All sanitary protocols (masks, physical distancing…) apply.

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All images courtesy Les Voix Solidaires / nicecotedazur.org

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