The young Avignonnaise has just won the Operalia competition, chaired by Placido Domingo.
She’s not even the age of the competition she just won! At 26, Julie Roset was awarded the first prize from Operalia, founded by Placido Domingo, in 1993. A consecration, for this coloratura from Avignon which we knew above all, until now, as a specialist in baroque. The one who admits to having had to face a real panic attack before the final, however, wants to keep a cool head.
More than winning a prize, it’s the opportunity to be heard by lots of people in the industry.
“What I especially wanted was to prove to the jury and to myself that I was also comfortable at Handel than at Menet, Delibes or Meyerbeer.” The competitions? Above all, she sees them as “a huge hearing. More than winning a prize, it’s the opportunity to be heard by lots of people in the industry.”, she says. While ensuring that Operalia will certainly be his last competition. “I had already won the Laffont competition of the Metropolitan Opera. Every time, it’s a roller coaster of stress! Even though, Operalia taking place this year…