Fabrice Di Falco
- Conservatoire National de Boulogne-Billancourt/Liliane Mazeron
- Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing/Malgoire; Münchner Biennale
- ZKM Karlsruhe
- Opéra de Lyon
- Grand Théâtre de Genève
- Teatro Real de Madrid
- Opéra de Nice
- Tokyo Symphony
- Teatro Colon. Opéra du Rhin (Strasbourg)
- Staatstheater Nürnberg
- Les Nègres (M. Lévinas)Diouf
- L’Upupa (Henze)Adschib
- Quai Ouest (Régis Campo).Fak
Fabrice Di Falco
The French countertenor Fabrice di Falco, born in Martinique, studied with Liliane Mazeron and Rachel Yakar in Paris.
From the very beginning, he was interested in a wide variety of areas: On the one hand, he focussed on baroque music, where he made his early debut under Jean-Claude Malgoire as Narciso in Handel’s “Agrippina” and appeared in numerous concert programs with arias for castrati and other baroque works at international festivals in Europe and overseas.
On the other hand, contemporary music: Peter Ruzicka invited him to play one of the leading roles in Gerhard Winkler’s contemporary opera “Heptaméron” at the Munich Biennale and the ZKM Karlsruhe. He sings regularly in world premieres of the most important French composers, e.g. the role of Fougère in “Les Quatres Jumelles” by Régis Campo in Paris, the Diouf in “Les Nègres” by Michael Levinas at the opera houses of Lyon and Geneva, the leading role in Florence Baschet’s opera “Piranhas” in Annecy, Grenoble and Paris, and “Die Verwandlung” by Levinas (after Franz Kafka) at the opera of Lille. In the role of Adschib in Henze’s “L’Upupa” he performed at the Opera Lyon and in Tokyo with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra; as Oberon in Britten’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, at the Opéra de Nice and the Opéra de Metz. At the Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg and Mulhouse as well as at the Staatstheater Nürnberg he had great success in the world premiere of the opera “Quai Ouest” by Régis Campo.
Conductors and directors Fabrice di Falco has worked with include Jean-Claude Malgoire, Russel Keable, Grant Llewellyn, Bernard Kontarsky, Mark Foster, Markus Bosch, Stanislas Nordey, Frédéric Fisbach, Jean-François Vinciguerra, Paul-Emile Fourny.
His love for jazz made him accept the invitation of the African saxophonist Manu Dibangu, who asked him to play the first part of his concert in the famous Paris “Olympia”. Fabrice offered a program from baroque to jazz music. Since then he has often sung baroque arias in jazz arrangements with the Di Falco Quartet, which he founded.
There are numerous CD recordings with Fabrice di Falco documenting his versatility, among others “Ombra mai fu” with JVC with arrangements by Mike Gibbs, the album “Glassharmonica” with Naxos, “Agrippina” by Händel with Dynamic (also a DVD), “L’Heptaméron” by Winkler with Col Legno and “Les Nègres” by Michaël Levinas with Eon Music. Furthermore, the CD “Hommage von Farinelli an den König des Pops” was released, on which the Countertenor shows all his facets from opera to jazz and pop.
Fabrice Di Falco
- Piranhas Piranha male
- Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon
- Les quatre Jumelles Fougere Goldwashing
Gluck, Christoph Willibald
- Orfeo et Euridice Orfeo
HÄndel, Georg Friedrich
- Agrippina Ottone, Narciso
- Rinaldo Rinaldo
- Guilio Cesare Guilio Cesare, Ptolomeo
- Xerxes Xerxes
Henze, Hans Werner
- L'Upupa Adshib
- Les Nègres Diouf
- Les Oiseaux Oiseau
- L'Incoronazione di Poppea Nerone
Mozart, Wolfagang Amadeus
- Mitridate Re di Ponto Farnace
- Tancredi Tancredi
Winkler, Gerhard E.
- Heptameron Zauberer