Rosendal Chamber Music Festival 2020

Christophe Poncet de Solage, photo michelnguyen.com

Christophe Poncet de Solages, tenor

Biography

In the current season Christophe Poncet de Solages sang the parts of the Lover in Menotti’s Amelia goes to the ball for Opera de Toulon, Ajax I in Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène for Opera National de Lorraine and Lukash in Tchaikovsky's The Enchantress for Opera de Lyon in the new production of Andriy Zholdak conducted by Daniele Rustioni.

Previously Christophe participated to the opening of the Grange festival in Carmen with the part of Remendado. And he sang the tnor part of Rossini's Petite messe solennelle with Le Choeur de Chambre de Versailles and the role of Orphée in Offenbach's Orphée aux Enfers . At the Philharmonie de Paris with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under the baton of Mikko Franck Christophe sang ein junger Diener in Elektra by Richard Strauss As a regular guest soloist with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, he had the opportunity to sing Bach's Weihnachts-Oratorium and the role of Ein junger Hirt in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde at Salle Pleyel in Paris. He has also appeared as Bert II in Zoran Juranic's opera Posljednji ljetni cvijet and Oedipus in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex during the 2013 Armel Opera Festival in Szeged, Hungary. His vast repertoire comprises works by Britten, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Janáček. He has performed Chevalier de la Force in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites , Mozart's Tamino and Belmonte, Monteverdi's and Haydn's Orfeo, as well as Pâris in Offenbach's La belle Hélène , Simpleton in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Offenbach's Hoffmann , and has recorded in French the part of Alfredo in La Traviata.

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Festival Performances Year 2020

Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude & Scherzo: Two pieces for String Octet, Op. 11 (1925)
Veriko Tchumburidze (violin), Sonoko Miriam Welde (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Clemens Hagen (cello), Quatour Danel.

Edison Denisov Sonata for Solo Clarinet (1972)
Anthony Mc Gill (clarinet)

Modest Mussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death (1875 - 1877)
Andrei Bondarenko (baritone), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

Pause

Alexander Vustin: Zaitev’s letter (1990)
Christophe Poncet de Solages, ténor, Ensemble Allegria, PERCelleh (percussion). Christian Eggen, conductor.

Dmitri Shostakovich Chamber Symphony (after String Quartet No. 8), Op. 110a (1967
Ensemble Allegria.