Lucile Richardot

Lucile Richardot

Lucile Richardot, Mezzosoprano, started singing at 11 in a children’s choir in the East of France, she worked first as a journalist until she was 27.

Graduated in 2008 from the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame de Paris and in 2011 on Early Music from d Conservatoire à rayonnement régional e Paris, she attended teachings of Margreet Hoenig, Noëlle Barker, Paul Esswood, Howard Crook, Jan van Elsacker, Martin Isepp, François Le Roux, Monique Zanetti, Jill Feldman.In 2012, she founded her own Ensemble, named Tictactus, with two friends lutenists and also multi-instrumentalists.

She works in early music as in contemporary repertoire, on stage as in concerts, with Les Solistes XXI (conductor Rachid Safir), Correspondances (Sébastien Daucé), Pygmalion (Raphaël Pichon), Le Poème Harmonique (Vincent Dumestre) or since 2012 with Les Arts Florissants for full implementation of Madrigals Books of Monteverdi, conducted by Paul Agnew. He even invited her to perform in Bach’s St John’s Passion, with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 2009, she created the role of the first Aunt in the Philippe Boesmans’ opera, Yvonne, Princesse de Bourgogne, held in Paris Opéra Garnier and in the Theater an der Wien. End of 2014, she was invited by French Ensemble intercomporain, for Omaggio a Kurtag by Luigi Nono, in Festival d’Automne in Paris, and by the viola player Christophe Desjardins with composer Gérard Pesson. She is also delighted in designing some recitals with keyboard players, viols consort or string quartet.

In 2017 she will embody Lisea in the Antonio Vivaldi’s Opera Arsilda performed in Czech Republic and the whole Europe with Collegium 1704 (Vaclav Luks).