French soprano Myriam Arbouz joined the Maîtrise de Bretagne-Children choir of Brittany at the age of eight, developing her passion for singing with Jean-Michel Noël and making her first steps on stage at the Rennes Opera House. She took part in numerous concerts, recordings and tours. Myriam Arbouz studied at Rennes Conservatory and then at the Center for Baroque Music in Versailles. Subsequently she graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Amsterdam Conservatory. She was then selected to joi
n the Dutch National Opera Academy where she received her Master's degree in Opera.
Arbouz is a young versatile artist in great demand on the international stage for the agility and flexibility of her warm and rich lyric soprano voice. This season's highlights includes performances of Bach's St. John Passion with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, conducted by Jos van Veldhoven. She also performed The Anna Magdalena Bach Booktogether with the internationally acclaimed harpsichordist, Benjamin Alard in France and at the Istanbul Bach Days. In The Netherlands, she sang Vivaldi, Caldara and Scarlatti cantatas with Ensemble Schönbrunn and Bach cantatas with The Luthers Bach Ensemble. She recently recorded Johann Schelle's Christmas Cantatas with Die Kölner Akademie for CPO. <br/>Myriam Arbouz made her debut appearance at the Dutch National Opera in Trauernacht in 2015, with subsequent performances at the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon, Comédie de Valence and Arras Theatre. She sang under the baton of René Jacobs the role of Ottavia in L'incoronazione di Poppea and Euridice in L'Orfeo by Monteverdi at Royaumont's Abbaye. She sang the role of Marzia in Catone in Utica by Handel, world premiere recreation staged by Giovanni Guerrieri under the baton of Carlo Ipata at Opera Barga Festival in Italy. On the oratorio stage, Myriam Arbouz sang Bach's St. Matthew Passion at Festival Gaude Mater in Poland and Charpentier's Te Deum at Internationale Barocktage Melk in Austria with Die Kölner Akademie.
Arbouz sings an extensive repertoire from early baroque works to the most recent contemporary creations, under the baton of Raphaël Pichon, René Jacobs, Richard Egarr, Ton Koopman, Antony Hermus, Antonio Mendez, Lucas Vis, Emmanuelle Haïm, Bertrand de Billy, Jos van Veldhoven, Pierre Cao with several famous European ensembles including Pygmalion, De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, Le Concert d'Astrée, Cappella Amsterdam, Luthers Bach Ensemble, Aedes, Die Kölner Akademie, La Rêveuse, Le Banquet Céleste, Il Convito, L'Aura Rilucente, Ensemble Schönbrunn performing at Muziekfest Bremen, MAfestival Brugge, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Saintes, La Chaise-Dieu, Sagra musicale Umbria, Semana de Música Antigua de Logroño, Festival Cervantino en Guanajuato, Royal Chapel of Versailles and Aix-en-Provence. In January 2013, Myriam performed the role of Mother in the new opera Less Truth More Telling by Thierry Tidrow. The role was written for Myriam.