Pauline Texier

After studying violin, Pauline Texier earned a degree in musicology, followed by a Prix degree in voice from the Poitiers Conservatory. She then joined the CNSM in Paris in the class of Valérie Guillorit. After being noticed at the Vivonne singing competition, she was invited to give a recital of French melody in Bodø, Norway. She then sang Daisy (Gershwin’s Lady be Good) in Poitiers and La Belle Jeune Dame in the French premiere of Memnon by Vojtĕch Saudek at the Czech Cultural Centre in Paris. She has also played the Baronne de Gondremark La Vie Parisienne at the Royal Theatre in Marrakesh, Parthœnis La Belle Hélène and Diane Orphée aux Enfers directed by Yves Coudray, Lucy Menotti’s The Telephone in Poitiers, Serpetta La Finta Giardiniera at the CNSM in Paris, and Zelmira Haydn’s Armida at the Kvarner Festival in Opatija, Croatia. She has also performed in concerts, including Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras alongside the Orchestre de Violoncelles de Lyon during the Vox Musica Festival. She recently played Corinna Il Viaggio a Reims) in a production by the CNSM in Paris, and joined the Académie de l’Opéra de Paris for the 2015-2016 season. She is currently singing Kätchen Werther at the Opéra Bastille.