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The countertenor Thierry Gregoire was a laureat of the foundation Yehudi Menuhin and of the Velluti International Competition (Italy). He studied with James Bowman, Paul Eswood and Henri Ledroit.

Gifted with a rare and sought after voice, he started out in the world of baroque music with a series of three hundred and fifty shows of Molière’s Le bourgeois gentilhomme with the Comédie Française. Early on in his career, he drew the attention of conductors Marc Minkowski, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Christophe Rousset and Jonathan Darlington.

He has enjoyed a strong working relationship with Mark Minkowski in many productions, notably Stradella’s San Giovanni Battista, Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Monteverdi’s Incoronazione di Poppea, Rameau’s Dardanus and Gluck’s Armide.

With Jean-Claude Malgoire he recorded Handel’s Agrippina and took part in productions of Monteverdi’s Vespers and Handel’s Rinaldo.

Thierry has been invited by prestigious music festivals (Aix-en-Provence, Beaune, Festival d’Ile de France d’Art sacré, Wiener Festwochen, Flâneries musicales de Reims) and has sung on international stages (Vienne, Amsterdam, Paris, Tokyo, Melbourne, New-York). He has also performed in Australia, South Korea, Germany, Italy and India.
With the baroque orchestra, Modo Antiquo, conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli and the Barga Music Festival, he took part in two productions followed by recordings of operas by Vivaldi: Orlando furioso and Tito Manlio.

Thierry Gregoire has a great interest in contemporary music and has premiered several operas: Raphael, reviens! by Bernard Cavanna which has been recorded, Rolf Liebermann’s Medea (role of Kreon) with Opera National de Paris.

Thierry has performed in concert with mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena which was awarded best European televised concert in 2000. The French magazine Classica named him a Classica RTL young artist.

Thierry is very sought after for recitals. He performed 20 concerts on tour in India, sung in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Gabon…

Following the success of these recitals, Thierry decided to found the ensemble “Les songes voyageurs”.