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Jean-Christophe Lanièce


Jean-Christophe Lanièce started studying music since his childhood at the Maîtrise de Caen. He then entered the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame in Paris and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris in 2013 in the classroom of Yves Sotin. He there also has the opportunity to study with Susan Manoff, Olivier Reboul and Alain Buet and to follow the Berlin High School curses in 2015.

Parallel to this studies he made his debut as Herr Fluth/Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor at the Berlin Hanns Eisler High School (cond. Seongyun Kim) ; Énée/Didon & Énée at the Théâtre du Ranelagh in Paris with the Cie Maurice et les Autres or on a European tour with the Académie Baroque d’Ambronay conducted by Paul Agnew ; Conte Robinson/Il Matrimonio Segreto (cond. Patrick Davin - staging Cécile Roussat & Julien Lubek with Paris Conservatory at Paris Philharmonie ; Belcore/L’Elisir d’Amore at the Théâtre des Variétés (cond. Sesto Quatrini) and Frère Léon/Saint-Francois d’Assise (cond. Anne Le Bozec) at the Messiaen Festival.

As a fervent defender of chamber music and oratorio, he performed recitals with pianist Flore Merlin in Paris at the Petit Palais or at the fondation Singer-Polignac. He was the soloist of the Choir of the Orchestre de Paris at La Philharmonie in Brahms Liebeslieder Walzer (cond. Lionel Sow). He created a piece for baritone and orchestra (La Fibre des Mots) by Julian Lembke and conducted P. Davin. Recently in Bienne (Switzerland) he performed Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu (C.P.E. Bach) under Hervé Niquet.

In 2017-18 he took part to MIRANDA a creation by Raphaël Pichon and Katie Mitchell around Shakespaere The Tempest on Purcell music with the Ensemble Pygmalion, Raconte-moi une histoire d’opéra comique & Marcel/BOHEME, NOTRE JEUNESSE further to Puccini (adapted and conducted by Marc-Olivier Dupin) at Paris Opera Comique ; Achilla/Giulio Cesare (cond. Philipp von Steinaecker and staging Marguerite Borie) in the season of La Philharmonie. On concert stages he performed Carmina Burana with the Orchestre de Cannes (cond. Benjamin Levy) ; Charpentier’s Te Deum with Hervé Niquet’s Le Concert Spirituel and collaborates with the Palazetto Bru-Zane, etc.

2018-19: Offenbach concert for the opening of the Palazetto Bru-Zane season in Venice ; recital at the Oxford Lieder Festival ; his first Pelléas in a concert version of PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at Paris Opera Comique ; Messager’s LES P’TITES MICHU at the Caen and Reims operas ; Le Laquais / ARIADNE AUF NAXOS & De Brétigny/MANON (Les Grandes Voix series) at the Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées ;

Among his projects: a Priest & an armoured man / DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Avignon Opéra & at the Versailles Royal Opéra (H. Niquet/ J. Lubek- C. Roussat) ; Momus/PLATEE at the Toulouse Capitole Theater etc.

Jean-Christophe is awarded Adami Classical Discovery 2017.