Biography

After being vocally trained at the Conservatoire Royal in Liège (Belgium) alongside Hélène Bernardy and the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris with Daniel Ottevaere, Anglo-Belgian soprano Juliette Allen was invited in 2017 to join the « Opera Fuoco » company created by David Stern. 

Juliette Allen caught the public’s attention in her performances of : Les aventures de Pinocchio/Lucia Ronchetti in the role of (Pinocchio – french version) with l’Ensemble Intercontemporain at the Chapelle Corneille in Rouen, the Philharmonie in Paris, the Lyon Auditorium as well as the festival « Musica » in Strasbourg in 2017. She premiered the Italian version at the Roma Europa festival in collaboration with the Opera of Rome in November 2018. Richard Löwenherz / G.Ph.Telemann (Berengera) at the Magdeburg Theatre, Germany in March 2018. Médée/L. Cherubini (Dircé) at Opéra de Rouen in May 2018. Les mousquetaires au couvent/L. Varney (Louise) alongside Lionel Lhote in Lille in  April 2017 and in Brussels in August 2018. L’occasione fa il ladro/Rossini (Bérénice) in Brussels in september 2017. L’Opéra de quat’sous/K. Weill (Polly Peachum) at the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi in 2014.

The 2018-2019 season provides her with the opportunity to sing Pinocchio by Lucia Ronchetti in French again in a tour including Nantes-Angers-Rennes Operas and in Italian in Tolentino, Macerata, & Rome as well as taking part in a creation of « Qui a peur du loup/Macbeth » composed by Aurélien Dumont and staged by Matthieu Roy , in a collaboration with Ars Nova instrumental ensemble and IRCAM, to be toured in France October-December. And also, « The Golden Bride » in the rôle of Toybe at the Örebro Concert Hall with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Stern.

 

The 2019-2020 season is almost entirely dedicated to the diptych «  Qui a peur du loup ?/ Macbeth » by Aurélien Dumont with shows taking place at the Opera of Bordeaux, Poitiers, Aubusson, Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, Opera of Nancy, Saintes, Mugron and at « Le 104 » in Paris for the ouverture of IRCAM’s festival. We also heard her  as Maggie in « Lady in the Dark » by Kurt Weill in February with Opera Fuoco Company. In March she was invited to sing a song recital in the festival Salons de la mélodie with pianist Virgile Van Essche in Brussels. 

In 2020-2021 Juliette took part in concerts in Paris organized by Opera Fuoco, in November was supposed to be the end of the « Qui a peur du loup/ Macbeth » tour that ended up being canceled. March will announce her role debut as Eurilla in « Il pittor parigino » by Cimarosa at the « Mc2 » in Grenoble. She will also perform a song program during the festival Midi midzik at « La Ferme du Biéreau » in Belgium with pianist Virgile Van Essche. 

She has worked and performed alongside prestigious conductors and musicians such as David Stern, Hervé Niquet, Nicolas André, Chloé Dufresne, David Miller as well as renowned stage directors: Jean-Yves Ruf, Michael McCarthy, Matthieu Roy, but also composers : Lucia Ronchetti and Aurélien Dumont and with various ensembles such as : l’Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ars Nova, L’Orchestre de chambre de Wallonie. 

Juliette has been invited to sing in venues such as Philharmonie of Paris, Philharmonie of Saint Petersburg, Salle Cortot (Paris), Palais des Beaux-Arts in Charleroi and in various festivals : Les Mozartiades, Festival MusicaFestival Musical de Lasne, Il pleut des cordes, Les Estivales de Wissant in duo with tenor Yann Beuron.

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