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           Soprano Lysa Menu studied at the HEMU in Lausanne, and currently works on her rapidly developing repertoire list with Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet.

She made her professional debut in Paris in 2013 as Belinda Dido & Æneas, and soon went on to sing roles such as La Princesse L'Enfant et les Sortilièges at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and in Costa Rica, Amour Orphée et Eurydice at the Théâtre de la Garenne-Colombe, amongs others in France, and on tour in Italy.

Subsequently, she has sung Donna Elvira Don Giovanni in Royaumont, in a production by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier, a role she reprised in 2019 conducted by Laurent Touche.

In concert, she has performed a wide repertoire, including Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle at the Victoria Hall in Geneva, Honegger's King David in Lausanne, conducted by Pascal Mayer, Mozart’s Requiem at La Seine Musicale of Paris conducted by Gaël Darchen.

In 2018, she joined the Exzellenz-Labor Gesang lead by Hedwig Fassbender. She has been a member of the prestigious Académie Philippe Jaroussky in Paris since 2019. In 2021, she won 2nd Prize at the Concours International de Mâcon.

In 2021/2022, Lysa sang Loulou in Christiné's operetta Dédé at the Opéra de Lausanne and Madame Binz of Paul Burkhard's Casanova in der Schweiz at the Théâtre de Bienne-Soleure.

Most recently, she sang Susanna Le nozze di Figaro at the Estivales de Brou, Erste Dame Die Zauberflöte under Pierre Bleuse and was invited by the Opera of Toulon for a concert under the direction of Léo Warynski.

She was awarded the prestigious Bourse Menda by the Opéra-Comique and gave recitals there in 2022/2023.Next summer, Lysa will be Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte at the Estivales de Brou and Frasquita Carmen at the Festival du Toûno.

Next season, Lysa will sing Juno & Amore Il ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria in an European tour with the Ensemble I Gemelli (Teatro Real de Madrid, Capitole de Toulouse, Opera de Bordeaux, Bozar de Bruxelle, BFM de Gèveve, etc…)

In 2024 she will be Kseniya Boris Godunov. 


©Sarah Notarnicola
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