Jérôme Boutillier

ADAMI Revelation, Jérôme Boutillier just won the Second Prize at the 2019 Paris Opera Competition at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
Trained as a pianist and vocal coach, this very fine musician studied singing with Blandine de Saint-Sauveur at the Boulogne conservatory.
In 2017, he performed Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen at the Salle Ravel of Levallois near Paris and the role of Don Sanche in Chimène ou le Cid by Sacchini under the baton of Julien Chauvin, before singing the King in Le Tribut de Zamora by Gounod in Munich with the Palazzetto Bru Zane.
His career took off when he jumped in the production of La Nonne sanglante by Gounod at the Opéra Comique as Luddorf. A part he learned in 48 hours.
In September 2018, he sang the role of Morales in Carmen at the Geneve Opera, and Urson in the rare Tarare by Salieri in Versailles, Vienna and Caen. In March 2019, he got noticed by the critics as he sang the part of Bardi in the recreation of the very rare Dante by Godard in Saint-Etienne, before singing his first Silvio in Pagliacci near Paris. Then, he sang the role of Alidor in Isouard’s Cendrillon, always in Saint-Etienne, and the Dancaïre in Carmen with the Lille National Orchestra and the part of Gwellkingubar in Fervaal by d’Indy at the Montpellier Festival.
This season, he sangs the role of Hagen in Sigurd by Reyer at the Opéra National de Lorraine, then Méthousaël in Gounod’s La Reine de Saba in Marseille. Then, he is Thierry and the Jailer in the legendary staging by Olivier Py of Dialogues des Carmélites by Poulenc at the Capitole of Toulouse.
Important spot in his young career, he sang his first Zurga in Pearl Fishers at the Toulon Opera in December 2019. Then, he took part in the production of La Dame Blanche by Boieldieu at the Opéra Comique, where he sang Gaveston.
Among his projects : Le Grand Malheur Faust Nocturne by Lionel Ginoux in Limoges and the King V’lan Offenbach’s Le Voyage dans la Lune in Montpellier and Nancy, as well as the Bishop and the Poet in the rare Carmélite by Reynaldo Hahn in Toulouse. He will also make his debuts at Covent Garden in the role of Morales Carmen, sing his first Albert Werther in Montpellier, and Richard Aliénor, a creation by Benoît Ginoux in Limoges.