- Conservatoire National de Nice
- Conservatoire National supérieur de Paris
- Junges Ensemble der Bayerischen Staatsoper München
- Semperoper Dresden
- Volksoper Wien
- Komische Oper Berlin
- Opéra du Rhin
- Opéra de Nice
- Münchner Philharmoniker
- Staatskapelle Dresden
- Wiener Symphoniker
- Orchestra dell’Accademia Santa Cecilia
- Der FreischützKaspar
- Die ZauberflöteSarastro
- Don GiovanniLeporello u. Komtur
- La BohèmeColline
- AidaIl Re und Ramfis
Born in Yaoundé in Cameroon, Jacques-Greg Belobo studied at the Conservatoire National de Musique in Nice, and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris.
He has won prizes at numerous international competitions, including the International Singing Competition in Geneva and the International Belvedere Competition in Vienna with five prizes, including engagements at the Semperoper Dresden, the Strasbourg Opera, the Vienna Chamber Opera and for concerts at the Cologne Philharmonic.
After having been a member of the Young Ensemble of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Jacques-Greg Belobo moved to the Semperoper Dresden, where he appeared in roles such as Sarastro (“The Magic Flute”), Il Re and Ramis (“Aida”), Colline (“La bohème”), Banco (“Macbeth”), Brander (“Faust”), Lodovico (“Otello”), Giorgio (“I Puritani”), Escamillo (“Carmen”), Taddeo (“L’Italiana in Algeri”), Leporello and Commendatore (“Don Giovanni”), Figaro (“Le Nozze di Figaro”), Oroveso (“Norma”), Timur (“Turandot”), Biterolf (“Tannhäuser”), Un Frate (“Don Carlo”), Ferrando (“Il Trovatore”), Kaspar and Eremit (“Der Freischütz”) Dijab (“L’Upupa”), Titurel (“Parsifal”).
In addition, the bass has regularly performed at other opera houses and festivals, such as in Vienna, Nice, Salzburg, Tokyo and Tel Aviv, among others.
He has worked with conductors such as Philippe Bender, Ivor Bolton, Myung-Whun Chung, Jacques Delacôte, James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Mehta, Marc Soustrot, Sebastian Weigle, Johannes Wildner and Massimo Zanetti, and has also made a name for himself as a concert singer with works such as “Scenes from Goethe’s Faust” (Schumann), Mahler’s 8th Symphony, and the “Scenes from the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest” (“The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest”). Symphony, the “Requiem” by Verdi, the “Stabat Mater” by Dvorak, the “Coronation Mass” by Mozart, “La Petite Messe Solennelle” by Rossini, the “German Requiem” by Brahms, a series of Bach cantatas and the “Requiem” by Fauré.
Among the orchestras with who he has performed are the MDR Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Czech Philharmonic, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Santa Cecilia, the Vienna Symphony, the Munich Philharmonic and the Staatskapelle Dresden.
Recent engagements have included Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in Istanbul with the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, a tour of Japan as Escamillo (Carmen) as star guest of the Maribor Opera, Somarone in Berlioz “Béatrice et Bénédicte” at the Festival de Minería in Mexico directed by Sergio Vela. A guest performance by the Komische Oper Berlin with “American Lulu” brought him to the Theater an der Wien, and the role of Le Roi/Le Chancellier in a concert performance of the opera rarity “Cinq-Mars” by Charles Gounod under Ulf Schirmer to Munich, Vienna and Paris. In Taipei he made his role debut as Gremin in “Eugene Onegin”.
2019/20 he sings Nourabad in Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perles” in Toulon and Zuniga in the opera “Carmen” in the opera Burg Gars under Johannes Wildner.
- Norma Oroveso
- I Puritani Sir Giorgio
- La Damnation de Faust Brandner
- Carmen Escamillo
- Porgy and Bess Porgy
- In the Penal Colony Commander
- Faust Mephistofeles
HÄndel, Georg Friedrich
- Acis and Galatea Poliphemus
- Treemonisha Simon
Kern, Jerome David
- Show Boat Joe
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
- Don GiovanniDie ZauberflöteLe Nozze di Figaro CommendatoreSarastroZweiter GeharnischterFigaro
- La BohèmeMadama ButerflyToscaTurandot CollineBonzoAngelottiCesareTimur
- L'Italiana in Algeri Taddeo
- Ariadne auf NaxosFrau ohne SchattenFriedenstagSalome TruffaldinoDer EinarmigeDer HolsteinerErster SoldatErster Nazarener
- AidaUn Ballo in MascheraMacbethOtelloSimon BoccanegraIl Trovatore Il ReRamfisTomBanquoLodovicoFiescoFerrando
- ParsifalDer fliegende HolländerMeistersinger GurnemanzTiturelDalandHans Foltz
Weber, Carl Maria von
- Der Freischütz Kaspar, Eremit