Marie Théoleyre

After some piano and French horn studies, Marie Théoleyre graduated from the Université de Franche-Comté and studied singing at the conservatory of Besançon with Aniella Zins.

In 2010, she went to the Royal Conservatory of Amsterdam to complete her bachelor with Valérie Guillorit, there she also developed a strong taste for jazz music. After graduating, she went to the HEM of Geneva where she met the Argentinian conductor Gabriel Garrido with whom she discovered baroque music. She got many opportunities to  sing with the Argentinian ensemble Elyma with which she got to know very well the Italian repertoire of the XVII century. She completed her collaboration with Gabriel Garrido with a recording with works of the Roman composer Domenico Mazzocchi: Le temple et le désir.

In 2017, she got accepted to the baroque class of Stéphane Fuget at the CRR of Paris, where she got many opportunites to work with renown conductors such as Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Paul Agnew, Sébastien Daucé, Geoffroy Jourdain and Vincent Dumestre.

Marie is now studying at the École Normale with Daniel Ottevaere with whom she gets to work on classical and romantic repertoire.

In 2021, she won at the Cesti’s Competition in Innsbruck (Austria).

Last season, Marie sang her first Pamina (The Magic Flute) with the Flandres Symphony Orchestra. She also sang Sesto (Giulio Cesare) in Lyon and her first Zerlina (Don Giovanni) in Paris. In summer 2022, she sang Irena in Carlo Pallavicino’s opera L’amazzone corsara at the young opera production at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik.

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