PATRONAGE COMMITTEE   

Véronique Augereau & Philippe Peythieu
Actors

Véronique Augereau and Philippe Peythieu are both actors. They specialized in the art of dubbing and, husband and wife in the city as well as on screen, they are particularly famous for their creation of Marge and Homer's voices in the cult animation serie Les Simpson, which they have been doing for almost thirty years. But they are also the voices of many other actors and characters. Philippe Peythieu is the French voice of Danny de Vito and David Morse. Véronique Augereau is the voice of Jamie Lee Curtis, Rene Russo, Linda Hamilton and others. 

Florian Sempey 
Baryton 

After making his debut at the age of 21 on the stage of the Opéra national de Bordeaux as Papageno, Florian Sempey's impressive career has already led him to perform on the most prestigious international stages 

 

He has been Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the Paris National Opera and the Royal Opera House in London, Enrico (Lucia di Lamermoor) at the Cologne Opera and the Opera de Bordeaux and Avignon, Valentin (Faust) at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, the Count (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Drottningholms Slottsteater (Sweden) and at the Opéra royal de Versailles, Malatesta (Don Pasquale) at the Opéra national de Paris, Alfonse XI (La Favorite) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Marcello (La Bohème) at the Royal Opera House in London, or Doctor Falke (Die Fledermaus) at the Opéra-Comique de Paris.

Elizabeth Fresnel
Phoniatrist 

Dr. Elizabeth Fresnel is a phoniatrist, i. e. a specialist in communication (voice, speech, language, hearing). She is the creator and director of the "Laboratoire de la voix", a unique address in France and undoubtedly in the world. With its team of speech therapists, singing teachers, osteopaths and psychologists, this laboratory brings together all the care of the voice. Elizabeth Fresnel is the author of several books, one of which was prefaced by singer Barbara, who was her friend and one of her many patients in the world of singing and lyrical art

Irène Kudela 
Singing and Choir Conductor, Pianist.  

Irene Kudela is invited as a singing conductor by the greatest opera houses and opera festivals, especially for Russian, Czech and German books (Irène Kudela speaks seven languages). As choir conductor, she is regularly invited by Radio France and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées. She trains young conductors and singers at the Atelier Lyrique de l' Opéra de Paris, the Hochschule de Frankfurt, and the National Opera Studio in London. Assistant to great conductors, she has worked alongside Pierre Boulez, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Simon Rattle, Charles Mackerras and others. Irene Kudela is also a pianist and accompanies opera singers.  

Nicolas Obin 
Teacher researcher / IRCAM / CNRS / Sorbonne Université   

Nicolas Obin is a lecturer at the Sorbonne Faculty of Sciences and a researcher in the Sound Analysis and Synthesis team at IRCAM. One of his main areas of research is voice.

He has worked on the synthesis and conversion of spoken and sung voice and has collaborated with renowned artists including Georges Aperghis, Philippe Parreno, Roman Polanski, Eric Rohmer, and André Dussolier and has helped to reconstruct the digital voices of personalities, such as André Dussolier, Marlyn Monroe and Maréchal Pétain.  

Françoise Gazio 
Film and Television Producer  

Producer of several dozen films and documentaries, Françoise Gazio has specialized in the production of films on music and opera. She is responsible for the beautiful documentary on Kathleen Ferrier by Diane Perelsztejn's and La Danse, the Ballet de l' Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman. Françoise Gazio has also produced a large number of television operas, including: Cosi Fan Tutte, WA Mozart (directed by Michael Haneke), La Traviata, G. Verdi (directed by Benoît Jacquot), The Indian Queen, H. Purcell (directed and directed by Peter Sellars), Alceste by C. W., and many others. Gluck, (directed by K. Warlikowski).

Festival Vino Voce - Saint-Emilion