François Pardailhé, tenor
François Pardailhé began his musical career at the Conservatoire of Angoulême in the horn class. He continued his instrumental studies at the CRR of Toulouse and entered the master’s degree of the conservatoire and then the singing class of Jacques Schwarz and Inessa Lecourt, where he obtained his degree in opera singing. Admitted to the Académie internationale de musique française Michel Plasson in the summer 2016 opera session, the same year, he began working with Didier Laclau-Barrère.
He has performed as a soloist in many ensembles, among them Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse, the Orchestre de Chambre Baroque de Toulouse conducted by Michel Brun, Archipels-les Éléments, the orchestra Les Passions conducted by Jean-Marc Andrieu, the Mozart Orchestra conducted by Claude Roubichou and Emmanuel Plasson, the ensemble Les Musiciens du Louvre conducted by Marc Minkowski, and Le Concert Spirituel conducted by Hervé Niquet.
During the 2019/2020 season, he will perform at the Royal Opera of Versailles, La Monnaie in Brussels, and the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, as well as in the musical season of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel.
Since September 2018, he has been an artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel under the direction of José Van Dam and Sophie Koch.