Who is Philippe Jaroussky?
In September 2017, as a part of the opening of La Seine Musicale, Jaroussky launched his education program, Académie musicale Philippe Jaroussky. According to La Terrasse [ fr], “this young singer with the tone of an angel and the virtuosity of the devil has come into the limelight in only a few years as the great new French vocal talent.”
What nationality is Alexander Jaroussky?
His great-grandfather was a Russian émigré of Jewish origin who fled from the Bolshevik Revolution. Jaroussky was inspired to sing by the Martinique-born countertenor Fabrice di Falco. He received his diploma from the Early Music Faculty of the Conservatoire de Paris.
Is Jaroussky a baritone or countertenor?
Unusually for a countertenor, Jaroussky performs entirely in falsetto register. He has said that his natural singing voice is in the baritone range. Jaroussky was born in Maisons-Laffitte.
Where did Jaroussky study violin?
Jaroussky was born in Maisons Lafitte (northwest of Paris), France, on January 13, 1978. He first studied violin, and later piano. He enrolled at the Paris Conservatory, where he graduated with a diploma in violin performance from the Ancient Music department there.
What is l’Académie Musicale Philippe Jaroussky?
Founded in 2017, L’Académie Musicale Philippe Jaroussky in Paris dedicates itself to supporting young musicians and singers, providing free instruments and lessons and focusing on children from working-class and immigrant backgrounds. Who is “Philippe Jaroussky Completely Unofficial”?
What instrument does Alexander Jaroussky play?
He began his musical career with the violin, winning an award at the Versailles conservatory, and then took up the piano before turning to singing. Unusually for a countertenor, Jaroussky performs entirely in falsetto register. He has said that his natural singing voice is in the baritone range.
What is Philippe Jaroussky’s new album?
Philippe Jaroussky’s new album is Farinelli: Porpora Arias. Philippe Jaroussky cuts a masculine figure on the cover of his new album, Farinelli: Porpora Arias, but you might do a double take upon hearing the music.
Is Jaroussky good at Porpora Arias?
Of the 2013 release Farinelli: Porpora Arias, Gramophone wrote: “Jaroussky’s rapid passagework in quick heroic arias is precise…but the outstanding moments are slow arias that could have been tailor-made for Jaroussky’s sweetly graceful melodic singing”.
What opera does Philippe Jaroussky sing in?
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings “Alto Giove”, Acis’s aria from Nicola Porpora’s “Polifemo”, an opera seria in three acts. Venice Baroque Orchestra conducted by Andrea Marcon, at The Royal Opera of Versailles, 2012, Broadcast by Mezzo TV.