RETURNJean-François Borras

Jean-François Borras

Soloist, Tenor
He was born in Grenoble, France in 1975. He enrolled at the Petits Chanteurs de Monaco at an early age. He remained a member of this chorus for 15 years and had the opportunity to travel and sing in Europe, Asia and the United States. He studied in the Academie de Musique de Monaco under the professor of vocal studies Marie Anne Losco and under the guidance of the soprano Michelle Command and the baritone Gabriel Bacquier. He continued his studies in Paris. He was distinguished in various competitions in Marseille and in Corse, as well as during the Audition du Centre Français de Promotions Lyrique. He appeared in opera scenes of numerous European cities such as: Marseille, Nice, Avignon, Bordeaux, Toulon, Rouen, Graz, Mannheim, Aachen, Monte Carlo, Trieste (Verdi Theatre), Rome, Brussels (La Monnaie de Munt), Tel Aviv (The Israeli Opera), as well as in the Choregies d’ Orange (France, 2007) and in the St. Marguerite Festival (Austria, 2008). His repertory includes, among others, the roles of Edgardo [Lucia di Lammermoor], Nemorino [L'elisir d'amore], Romeo [Romeo et Juliette], Rodolfo [La Bohème], the Italian singer [Der Rosenkavalier], Frick [La Vie Parisienne], Faust [Faust], Wilhelm Meister [Mignon], Gerald [Lakmé], Alfredo [La traviata], Cinna [La vestale] by Gaspare Spotini, Foresto [Attila] and Carlo VII [Giovanna d’Arco] by Verdi. He worked with the GNO in the following productions: Rigoletto (2008-2009) and Werther (2013-2014), as Duke of Mantua and Werther, respectively. // Last update of the biography: December 2015.