Ludovic Tézier is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading baritones of our days. Following his studies in Marseille and Paris, he celebrated his first successes in Lucerne, Toulouse and Lyon, from where his international career took off.
Since then, he has been established as guest at the world’s leading opera stages, such as the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Vienna State Opera, the Opéra National de Paris, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Scala Milan, the Liceu Barcelona, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Royal Opera House in London, the Bavarian State Opera Munich, as well as at the Salzburg Easter and Summer Festivals, the Bregenz Festival, the Glyndebourne Festival, the Chorégies d’Orange and the Savonlinna Opera Festival.
Ludovic Tézier regularly collaborates with the internationally most renowned conductors, such as Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Myung-Whun Chung, Antonio Pappano, Riccardo Muti, Philippe Jordan, Gustavo Dudamel and Riccardo Chailly, just to name a few.
The French baritone gained reputation for his interpretation of the great Verdi roles such as Macbeth, Rigoletto, Simone Boccanegra, Renato (Un ballo in maschera), Ford (Falstaff), Germont (La Traviata) Posa (Don Carlo) and Don Carlo di Varga (La forza del destino), but his vast repertoire includes, among others, also the title roles of Hamlet and Eugene Onegin as well as Conte (Le nozze di Figaro), Werther (baritone version), Yeletsky (Pique Dame), Wolfram (Tannhäuser), Scarpia (Tosca), Amfortas (Parsifal) and Athanaël (Thaïs).